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2019 SONG COMPETITION

A biennial competition to find

'a song written in the folk idiom which will continue to be sung in Folk Clubs'

...and the results of this year's competition held on Thursday 28th March 2019:

1st David Fenner Olde Poole Harbour
2nd Steve Laughlin Television for the blind
3rd Dave Dunbar Building bridges (Marlow Bridge song)
Specially
commended
Bob Watson Everywhere but home

Another great MFC song competition - congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone who took part! Particular thanks to Richard Jenkins for his video work enabling you to watch and listen to the songs here:

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The last competition, held in 2017, culminated in an exciting final with 13 original songs performed to an appreciative audience. You can watch and hear the winning songs as performed on the night via the YouTube links below:

Common ground: https://youtu.be/7xi_VohY7JQ

Fire the lines: https://youtu.be/KjPsjPho_oM

Woods in Winter: https://youtu.be/wbJ1nflxiLo

Down among the dead men: https://youtu.be/UyM90anqE3U

or listen to them via SoundCloud:

...and the rest!