Rare folk-pop LP. I allow myself to tag it this way because of the evenness between tasteful orchestrated folk joining pop ballads. Yet the exclusive use of acoustic instruments keep these modern songs into a rural […]
Unclassifiable, avant-garde christian music, renditions of liturgical songs on a few dozen of world instruments by this proto freak-folk act! The performers are Bruce Gambill, David Lynch, Katheryn “Shishonee” Krupa, Margueret Blythe, Mary Vukman, Patricia […]
Unanimously believed to be the most influential Hammered Dulcimer album in the United States – described as a “quantum leap in dulcimer playing” – as well as the third release of the long-lived June Appal Recordings, […]
September mix by Lucas De Francesco, to celebrate autumn and the recent reissue of the Lal & Mike Waterson’s Bright Phoebus album (Domino Rec, 2017) . “Le don de cent baumiers” is an old gallant […]
Rare, beautiful and unique loner psych folk record. Private press album limited to only 450 copies.
A 1973 self-released album. Few copies were pressed, coming originally in blank autographed sleeves, untitled. In 2007, WFMU posted online songs from a CD-R. One year later, Void Records reissued the record. Beyond the traditional […]
First mix of – what we hope – a long serie from Witan Fols guests. Here’s a collection of obscure and dark pop songs by our friend Hugo Latzer.
This quartet was formed in the summer of 1970 during a lutheran youth camp called Camp Lutheroma still active in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. In 1973, thanks to Richard Gilleland (at that time the label owner of […]
Witan Fols is your new site dedicated to traditional folk and pop music, mostly from the seventies. Instead of wondering if talking about that musical golden era was legitimate for two music fans born way later, […]
“If I had to choose between the mountain and the sea / Then I would have chosen the ocean.” Desert island album right here. Second record by two brothers born and raised in the Bronx […]