Blog 5 of 50 blogs to celebrate Caedmon’s 50th year. Death of a Fox – Jim Bisset
Click on the fox to hear Jim and archive audio from Farewell Concert 1978.
Death of a Fox was written in 5:4, which is the same rhythm as Take Five by the Dave Brubeck Quartet. Y’know, it really ought to …
Blog 4 of 50 blogs to celebrate Caedmon’s 50th year.
Beyond the Second Mile – Caedmon/Caedmon
Recording from Farewell Concert 1978.
The Reverend Professor William F Storrar, an internationally known academic theologian with way too many letters after his name, used to be known just as Willie. Back …
Blog 3 : RARE. 50 Reflections upon 50 Caedmon Tracks to Celebrate their 50th Birthday.
When we set about making our third studio album in 2018, we met a number of times in Edinburgh recording together in Simon’s garret studio.
We decided to copy the same format as our first eponymous album. 500 vinyl LPs …
Blog 2 – 50 Reflections upon 50 Caedmon Tracks to Celebrate their 50th Birthday.
Ouagadougou: ‘A Chicken to Hug’
Durham Demo Version 2008 with this link:
Caedmon · Ouagoudougou Durham Demo 2008
It was a joy to play together again after 30 years in 2008 when we started to put together our second studio …
Blog 1: 50 Reflections upon 50 Caedmon Tracks to Celebrate their 50th Birthday.
Ten Maidens Fair: Caedmon / Caedmon
Here’s a recording from our Farewell concert 1978 of Ten Maidens Fair, the first track on the original eponymous Caedmon album. The recordings have never been released because of the mains hum which spoils …
Caedmon Documentary Videos
The band met in Edinburgh in 2019 to film a series of short videos entitled:
– Caedmon: Rare
Caedmon: the 1978 recording
– Caedmon: Psych Folk
– Caedmon: the promo
Caedmon the full length documentary
Terrascope Rumbles ‘A Chicken….’ Review
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
Listen on Spotify too..
As well as growing Youtube coverage of Caedmon (more than 7000 hits for ‘Sea Song’), find ‘A Chicken to Hug’ on Spotify. …
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