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Norma Waterson, one of folk’s greatest voices and greatest people.

Everyone from the Folking.com team would like to send their sincerest love, light and deepest sympathy to Eliza, Martin and family following the terrible news of Norma, one of the defining voices of English traditional music, who sadly passed away on the 30th of January.

We are sure that anyone who has been graced, and whose lives have been touched by this hugely talented and wonderful warm person are all deeply saddened by your loss and our thoughts are with you all.

A Celebration of the Life of Julie Felix

Tuesday 14th June 2022   Doors Open 7:00pm

The Water Rats, 328 Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross, London, WC1X 8BZ

Julie Felix

A Celebration of the Life of Julie Felix will be taking place at The Water Rats, London on Tuesday 14th June with performances from the award winning folk singer/songwriters Linda Moylan and Odette Michell and the Show Of Hands multi-instrumentalist maestro Phil Beer performing a set of favourite songs – both original and songs she made her own – handpicked by those close to Julie.

Folk legend Julie Felix died on March 22nd 2020 after a brief illness. This concert is to celebrate both her wonderful life and her amazing music. Julie was dedicated to her music and was performing live right up until her untimely death. Born in California she came over to England and made it her permanent home. Julie’s passionate message throughout her long career was to bring peace and understanding to the world through her songs. Julie was reportedly the first folksinger to fill the Royal Albert Hall, and was described by The Times as “Britain’s First Lady of Folk”, as well as hosting her own shows for the BBC from 1967 to 1970, Among those featured were the Kinks, Fleetwood Mac, Leonard Cohen and Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page,

To book tickets go to :- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/you-cant-kill-the-spirit-a-celebration-of-the-life-music-of-julie-felix-tickets-310561897997

‘Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye’ – from 1968:

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