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Peggy Seeger’s ‘First Time Ever’ cover and live shows

June 13, 2017| by Faber Social

As previously announced, on October 5th we publish First Time Ever: A Memoir, from one of folk music’s most respected and influential musicians, Peggy Seeger. ‘She’s my hero’ – Cerys Matthews Born …

​Faber Announces Peggy Seeger’s Memoir

October 21, 2016| by Faber Social

Faber is delighted to announce that it has secured rights for Peggy Seeger’s First Time Ever: A Memoir for publication in February 2018. Peggy is one of folk music’s most …

Mick Houghton’s Sandy Denny Playlist

February 17, 2015| by Faber Social

Sandwiched between Sandy Denny’s first home tape of ‘Who Knows Where the Time Goes’ and the last song she demoed, ‘Makes Me Think of You”, is an inevitably flawed overview …

A Night of Sandy Denny

January 19, 2015| by Faber Social

To celebrate the publication of I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn: The Biography of Sandy Denny by Mick Houghton (March 5), Faber Social will be presenting of night dedicated to all things …

I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn: The Biography of Sandy Denny by Mick Houghton

October 30, 2014| by Faber Social

Faber Social are proud to announce the definitive biography of Sandy Denny, one of the most influential folk rock artists of all time, by Mick Houghton, published on March 5 …

In the Summer of 1966… JP Bean on Alex Campbell

February 4, 2014| by Faber Social

Some nights stick in my memory. A Saturday evening in the summer of 1966, walking into the Three Cranes pub in Sheffield. I turned and saw a taxi draw up …

Faber Social & The Local Present Folk

February 3, 2014| by Faber Social

We welcome you to join us in a celebration of all things folk with our good friends from The Local, London’s foremost hub of quiet music and the team behind …

Napoleon Crossing the Rhine

April 19, 2013| by Faber Social

Earlier this week, Faber announced that Jarvis Cocker, our Editor-at-Large, had acquired a history of British folk clubs from the 1950s to the present day, Singing from the Floor by …

The Strange Death and Life of English Folk Song

April 5, 2013| by Faber Social

If video killed the radio star, then shellac was implicated in the long lingering death of folk song. But, in a bizarre twist of fate, just as folk song finally …