Folk Roots, New Routes

1964 studio album by Shirley Collins and Davy Graham / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Folk Roots, New Routes is a collaborative folk album by Shirley Collins and Davy Graham, released by Decca in 1964.[1][2]

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Folk Roots, New Routes
Studio album by
RecordedCamden, London, 1964
GenreFolk, jazz fusion
ProducerRay Horricks

The album was produced by Ray Horricks and recorded by Gus Dudgeon; the sleeve featured a photograph by Crispian Woodgate and sleeve notes by Austin John Marshall.[3]

According to Bob Stanley, the album took inspiration from the North African scale, modal music and Miles Davis; it was the first time many of these English folk songs had been recorded with guitar backing.[4]