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Andrew Cronshaw

b. 18 Apr 1949, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, Britain. Cronshaw undertook his debut shows at Edinburgh College or university, where he obtained a qualification in mindset, and where he was involved with running the College or university Folksong Culture. He quit singing towards playing acoustic guitar, tin whistle, zither, and later on, the concertina and dulcimer. A IS PERFECT FOR Andrew, Z IS PERFECT FOR Zither, released in 1974 on Transatlantic Information’ Xtra subsidiary, showcased his potential. Turning his occupied hand to creation, Cronshaw created the solitary ‘Casey’s Last Trip’/‘Nostradamus’ by Suzie Adams, and later on albums by June Tabor (Abyssinians and Aqaba) and the next launch by Tabor and Maddy Prior as Silly Sisters, FORGET ABOUT TOWARDS THE Dance. Cronshaw continued to create Wolf AT THE Door and Blazing Fiddles by Zumzeaux as well as the Wild West Display and Expenses Caddick’s Urban Tale by Expenses Caddick. During this time period, Cronshaw continuing to record for a number of labels, creating music that may be thought as a mix between modern and folk. Although focusing latterly on creation and composing, he also writes regular content articles for the world-wide roots journal fROOTS and a great many other UK music periodicals. In 1991, Cronshaw produced two trips of selected town churches in Britain, beneath the banner from the Marvelous Venues Tour, partially so that they can modification people’s conception that folk music is being performed within the dingy backrooms of general public houses. He offers performed for quite some time, with a bunch of ‘brands’ in the folk picture, in duos and groupings, including Tabor, Ric Sanders, and Martin Simpson, in addition to undertaking solo shows. The Language Of Snakes and On The Shoulder blades Of THE FANTASTIC Bear shown Cronshaw’s passionate curiosity about the original music of Finland. Both albums had been documented in Finland with regional music artists, and drew on Finnish and Ural airs to make a startlingly modern cross types of Finno-Ugrian and Celtic folk designs.

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