At the end of the sixties the hippie hangover was being shook from weary heads of a generation who thought they would change the world. Disillusioned, they went looking for new kicks to feed their head.

In America singer songwriters dabbled with introspective loner folk, Xian folk, and morphed into the cocaine cowboys, of Laurel Canyon.

In the UK a few musicians moved back to a folk path with a more progressive styling, shapeshifting experimentation and acoustic avant-grade. This series of mixes looks at a group of musical wayfarers on this scepter’d isle who dipped their toes into the slowly winding river of the type of folk I like. I call them Wayfarers All.

Wayfarers All is a collection of British music with folk sensibilities lovingly curated by me, Paul Hillery.

They contain a few artists not usually associated as folk but give it a whirl I think you’ll dig it.


Wayfarers All : Volume Six

Hazey Jane I by Nick Drake
Richmond by Andy Roberts
Rod’s Song by Shelagh McDonald
Dreams (Story Of Our Time – Beneath This Sky) by Ithaca
Love You More Than It’s Good For Me To by Justine
Across The Sound by Stuart Marson
Virgin Spring by Mighty Baby
I’ll See You Again by Roy Harper
Seed Of Memory by Terry Reid
Earth And Water Song by Humble Pie
Flight Of The Ibis by McDonald And Giles
Sometimes by Manfred Mann Chapter Three
I Talk To The Wind by King Crimson
Legend Of A Mind by The Moody Blues
Taken All The Good Things by Stray

Wayfarers All Vol 5

Wayfarers All : Volume Five

She Brings The Morning With Her by Justine
The Garden Of Jane Delawney by Trees
Black Cat by Magic Carpet
To Make You Stay by Lal & Mike Waterson
Searching For Lambs by Christopher & Janet Ridley
Blackwaterside by Anne Briggs
After The Dance by Bert Jansch & John Renbourn
Waiting For The Sun by Waiting For The Sun
Kind Sir by Agincourt
Under The Tree by Shide And Acorn
All Around My Grandmother’s Floor by Nadia Cattouse
Scarborough Fair by Folkal Point
Travellin’ Song by The Pentangle
Patrice by Simon Finn
Questions (Did You Know – Will We Be Alive) by Ithaca
Cymbaline by Pink Floyd
Never Let Go by Camel
The Happiest Man In The Carnival by Mighty Baby
On A Misty Morning by Catherine Howe
Everything That Touches Me by Mae McKenna
Foothills by Keith Christmas
Very Nice Of You To Call by Aardvark

Wayfarers All Vol 4

Wayfarers All : Volume Four

Some Good Advice by Bill Fay
Come Join My Orchestra by Al Jones
Sweet Painted Lady by Bridget St. John
The Colour Is Blue by Country Sun
Windfall by Offspring
Welcome To The Citadel by Marc Brierley
Forbidden Fruit by Roy Harper
All In A Dream by Steve Tilston
Images Of Passing Clouds by Gary Farr
Girl Of The Cosmos by Shide Acorn
Not Preconceived by Arrival
Train Song by The Pentangle
Looking For Indians by Prelude
Magician In The Mountain by Sunforest
Close To Me by Christine Perfect
Love Colours by Mick Softley
Way Out Hermit by Moonkyte
Flying by Nigel Mazlyn Jones
Children Of The New World by Daevid Allen & Euterpe
Last Cloud Home by The Orange Bicycle

Oh bugger I made a mistake with Volume 4 ! It has All In A Dream by Steve Tilston in there, and this track was also used in Volume 2, sorry !

Wayfarers All Vol 3

Wayfarers All : Volume Three

Where I Like To Stand by Vashti Bunyan
Flowers by The Sun Also Rises
Sand All Yellow by Kevin Coyne
Bottles by Belle Gonzalez
Scarborough Fair by Deena Webster
Trafalgar Square by Synanthesia
Upon Reflection by Heron
Edge Of The Sea by Prelude
JLT by T2
Love Song With Flute by Caravan
Visionary Mountains by Joan Armatrading
Ania by Claggers
My Music by Ritchie Francis
Dream by Terry Reid
B.C. People by Nadia Cattouse
Early Morning Eyes by The Parlour Band
Rosemary Hill by Fresh Maggots
You Know What Has To Be by Frozen Tears
She’s Far Away by Foggy

Wayfarers All : Volume Two

Wayfarers All : Volume Two

Cirrus Minor Intro by Pink Floyd
A Day A Way by Bridget St. John
Sweet Sunlight by Shelagh McDonald
Rose Hip November by Vashti Bunyan
Willow’s Theme by Lodestone
March Rain by Michael Chapman
Green Is The Colour by Pink Floyd
Autopsy by Fairport Convention
All In A Dream by Steve Tilston
Green by The Lion & The Fish
Commune by Roy Harper
Rainmaker by Traffic
Lady Of St. Clare by Daylight
Staggered by The Battered Ornaments
Forest And The Shore by Keith Christmas
Whims And Ways by Bryn Haworth
Clifftop by Richmond
The Family Theme by Mr. Brooks
Can You Hear Me Now by Mick Softley

Wayfarers All : Volume One

Wayfarers All : Volume One

Open The Box (Must Get Back To The Time
Machine) by The Occasional Word
What Was I Thinking by Al Jones
River Lane by Melton Constable
Letter To Hermione by David Bowie
The Mutant by Trader Horne
Rolling And Tumbling by Synanthesia
The Good Mr. Square / She Was Tall She Was High by The Pretty Things
Sleepy Hollow by Manfred Mann
The Evil Venus Tree by The Occasional Word
Rowena by Meic Stevens
Sally Free And Easy by Marianne Faithfull
Umber Rag by Claggers
Fly High by Bridget St. John
Love Is Come Again by Parchment
Stargazer by Shelagh McDonald
Life Is A Long Song by Jethro Tull
Jig-saw by Del Richardson
Freewheel by Hard Meat
River by Terry Reid
Sucking On The Sweet Vine by Humble Pie

Time Machine by Mick Softley

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