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Dream of the Rood

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Caedmon have just published a new track, based on the medieval Christian poem ‘The Dream of the Rood’ which some believe to have been written by the seventh century monk Caedmon.

Developed from a jam session in January 2016, the …

Terrascope Rumbles ‘A Chicken….’ Review

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

From Terrascope

Durham/ Edinburgh/ Manchester/ West Bromwich residents Caedmon – gone from the music world for 30 years but now reformed, at least, in theory – have a new folk-infused album out, “A Chicken To Hug,” in which improvised material

Caedmon gig at Caedmon Hall 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

That rarest of rare things, a Caedmon gig!

Only 18 months after the last gig and a lifetime after Caedmon played farewell in 1978, the band are getting together to play some old favourites and feature songs from the new …

Listen on Spotify too..

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

As well as growing Youtube coverage of Caedmon (more than 7000 hits for ‘Sea Song’), find ‘A Chicken to Hug’ on Spotify. …

Caedmon music on Youtube

Sunday, May 8th, 2011
In the absence of a radio show that could broadcast our music to an attentive world, we've decided to do it ourselves. We've started uploading Caedmon tracks to Youtube.

Shindig Review

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Jeanette Leech review at Shindig Magazine:

CAEDMON was one of the original ultra-obscure acid folk acts; one private press album, released in ’78, and nothing thereafter. The rediscovery and re-evaluation of their album has inspired Caedmon to regroup and the

You’ve been Tango’d

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Caedmon’s Latin American consultant Christo Mac says that the distinctive knuckle over trailing foot sported by our chicken is an essential part of the ‘tango walk’. His teacher (Liliana) insists upon this move in her ‘tango walking’ lessons (I gather …

He hugged a chicken … and he liked it.

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

A friend wrote us a review on his blog. Here it is.

‘A Chicken to Hug’ – Caedmon Album ‘Review’

Seasons They Change and Electric Eden: New Books

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Caedmon gets a mention in two new books on the market about 60’s / 70’s folk.

‘Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain’s Visionary Music’ by Rob Young
‘Seasons They Change: The Story of Acid and Psychedelic Folk’ by Jeanette Leech

Listening to …

Chicken to Hug gets ten out of ten

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
Cross Rhythms has just published their review of 'A Chicken to Hug' - the new Caedmon album. And they've given it ten out of ten!
Caedmon live on stage 22 October 2011 Caedmon in concert
Caedmon Hall, Gateshead
22 October 2011
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