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Prodigal Son

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Prodigal Son
Prodigal Son


First Live in concert DVD from the great guitarist and singer. Beautifully shot with 5.1 sound and over 2 hours long. With the release of Prodigal Son (winner of BBC Radio 2 Folk Award's album of the year 2008) Martin Simpson created a contemporary classic that effortlessly crossed musical boundaries and exhibited what many had known for years - here is one of this generation's most talented songwriters, singers and guitarists. Here on this special DVD Martin, takes us on a 2 hour live journey through that album, expanding and reinterpreting as only he can - and throws in a few more tunes for good measure. This professionally shot concert film has superb 5.1 sound and looks and sounds great highlighting his virtuoso playing and also the quality of his collaborative work when he is joined by Andy Cutting on Diatonic Accordion, Andy Seward on double bass and Kelly While on backing vocals. The evening is topped off by a stunning version of the song Never Any Good. As an added bonus, there is a unique short film made by Martin called You Can Go Home retracing the steps of his youth under the shadows of the blast furnaces in his native Scunthorpe. It is both a revealing and, at times, highly humorous backwards glance. Also included a short film "You Can Go Home Again".


  1. Name
  2. She Slips Away/Mother Love, Little Musgrave
  3. The Ballad Of Sammy?s Bar
  4. The Granemore Hare
  5. I Can?t Help From Crying Sometimes
  6. Louisiana 1927
  7. Kit?s Tun, /When I Knight Won His Spurs
  8. Love Never Dies
  9. Lakes Of Champlain
  10. Bachelor?s Hall
  11. Duncan & Brady
  12. Pretty Crowing Chicken, Hiram?s Tune
  13. Andrew Lammie
  14. Strange Affair
  15. Never Any Good
  16. Good Morning Mr Railroad Man
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