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Please refresh the page and retry. The best folk music albums of chosen by culture editor Martin Chilton. There are 70 folk albums for the year. The second album from Welsh-born Harry Harris is full of originality. A delight. The 10 songs on this inventive and engaging album are indeed about interesting people. Scottish musician Findlay Napier the sweet voice behind the beard and his co-writer Boo Hewerdine find something telling and wry to say in song about people with amazing life stories: from the pilot named Angel who discovered the water falls in Venezuela, to the Japanese soldier, Hiroo Onoda, who kept fighting the second world war until he was finally convinced it was over, sometime in the Seventies something similar happened to Stan Laurel in Block-heads. There is a moving song about country singer George Jones "what a shame about George" and the sad tale of a shell-shocked banjo-playing tramp who only ever sung You Are My Sunshine.
New and interesting folk and world albums include loads of tradiotional instruments like jouhikko and kantele as well as some Finnish tango and epic males. Although jouhikko is definitely not a typical instrument, Ilkka Heinonen is not the only one representing the ancient instrument in Finland. Their album Sanguis Meus, Mama! The musicians in JPP have played for example classical and jazz genres besides folk music, which has lead to a unique style, that is constantly surprising and hard to pigeonhole.