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Benjamin Folke Thomas - on the radio, on the road.
If you were at Cropredy you'll know that Swedish singer-songwriter Benjamin Folke Thomas proved to be one of the most popular acts this year. Although unknown to most of the crowd Ben's set of blistering country rock went down a
Ben certainly impressed Cropredy regular Whispering Bob Harris - so much so, in fact, that about a month later Ben found himself in Nashville with Bob as part of the BBC 'Introducing' showcase at the Americanas event.
Now Bob's BBC Radio 2 next Sunday (12 October) will feature recorded highlights of BBC 'Introducing' from Nashville including Frankie Davies and Al Lewis as well as Ben. Tune in at midnight to 88 - 91FM, digital radio, Freeview or listen online. More...
The Wonder Stuff on WBBC!!
Check out The Wonder Stuff live backstage 'Under The Apple Tree' at Cropredy 2014 on WBBC now!!
Cara Dillon at Cropredy on WBBC!!
Cara Dillon performs Jacket So Blue from Cropredy as the first of WBBC's sessions recorded at this year's festival gets underway.
There will be more added over the coming weeks so please tune in to WBBC TV to catch it!
Benjamin Folke Thomas on WBBC!
One of the big hits from this year's Fairport's Cropredy Convention was undoubtedly Sweden's Benjamin Folke Thomas.
Shortly before the festival, Ben popped along to 'Whispering' Bob Harris's studio in Oxon to record an 'Under the Apple Tree' session for his WBBC TV website.
Here, Ben plays Warren Zevon's "Play it all Night Long". Ben is heading to Nashville as Whispering Bob's guest for BBC Introducing. Not bad eh? More...