Richard Grainger Folk Singer


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You can download pictures, lyrics or other information,and once you have registered you are welcome to browse and play some of the many tracks on the site. More have recently been added.

Click on NEWS  to learn more about  the NEW ALBUM due for release this summer , pre-order on line plus a ticket offer for mailing list subscribers.

 The classic 2003 album 'EYE OF THE WIND',the 'folk opera' which tells the dramatic tale of James Cook and his voyage of discovery aboard 'Endeavour', is now available online from iTunes and other major outlets. Narrated by David Attenborough this is one of Richards best loved albums. You can also buy the CD version just one click above at the    ON - LINE STORE.

          Listen to the BBC World Service documentary ' Who Says I Can't Fish?' one of the acclaimed  'Global Perspectives' series Produced by Kate Howells in 2011 and featuring 'Scarborough Fishermen'  Click on LINKS above.

We have added a new link to '52 Folk Songs...' which attempts to tackle the origins of the Richard Grainger composition 'Death Of Nelson' and ,on the Media Page , you'll find a recent review from a concert in Devon with Chris Parkinson.

and finally ......why not check out the Links Page for 'Fifty Years Of Folk' - an admirable attempt at recounting the history of Stockton Folk Club, haunt of many singers in the early days like Graeme Miles,Johnny Handle,Ron Angel and Richard Grainger.


'Eye of The Wind''is a truly awesome piece, and I never tire of it'

  Terry Ferdinand  Radio Presenter   Bishop FM

'Scarborough Fishermen' is one of Englands great songs' 

                                                       Colin Pitts - Singer & Songwriter

Grainger & Parkinson - 'The Best of British'  

                  Roger Giles -Devonport Folk Club, Auckland New Zealand

 'Richard Grainger is a dynamic performer with wonderful songs'

                                               Nanaimo Folk Connection, BC Canada






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