Saturday, May 14, 2011

Saturd80's: Figgy Duff Edition

Figgy Duff was a group formed in Newfoundland in the mid 1970's, and who came to my attention about 1981. I grew up with Irish and Celtic music, and it remains one of my favorite genres. Figgy Duff's unique take on a unique folk culture that preserved their own version of Celtic music is a sound for which I have held deep respect and appreciation for about 30 years now.

Woman of Labrador... so beautiful, so sad:

Henry Martin... Pirates were not what we have romanticized them to be:

Geese in the Bog... a very evocative instrumental piece:

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