Video: Southbound Fred “Ballad of Grateful Fred”

Here in Merseyside we have americana coming out of our ears, and part of its illustrious history is down to Barry Jones who fronts the Southbound Attic Band, one of Liverpool’s musical institutions. This cracking tune is a tribute to the long-running folk/americana evening Grateful Fred’s founded by Colin Maddocks.

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Author: Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield has been the Editor of Americana UK for the last 17 years and still feels like this is his pretend job, mainly because it is.

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