The Son of Old Rosin the Bow [trad​/​DNL]

from by David Nigel Lloyd

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    This audiophile recording recorded in Southern California and South Wales features a host of stellar guest musicians. A third of its songs are about rivers, a third are about kings and the remaining third are curses of one sort or another.

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This sequel to the Irish drinking song "Rosin the Bow" was written in the aftermath of 9/11. Our living imperfection against the attackers' lifeless purity. That's how Robin plays his hardangers here.


from Rivers, Kings and Curses, released May 27, 2008
Robin Williamson: Hardanger fiddle and fiddle.
Jill Egland: accordion and BG vocal.
Patrick Michael Meehan: drums and vocal.
gita Lloyd, Kip and Mary Tulin, Rafael Gonzalez, Ursula Lloyd: BG vocals
DNL: guitar, vocals



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David Nigel Lloyd Yreka, California

David Nigel Lloyd emerged from LA’s new wave scene with the acoustic Dark Ages in 1984. An Age of Fable added traditional songs to the DNL mix in 1987. Death in Los Fumos [1996] blended song poetry, skits and found sound while How Like Ghosts Are We [1998] returned to traditional music. Rivers, Kings and Curses featured blues legend Nat Dove and the Incredible String Band’s Robin Williamson. ... more

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