FolkWorld's best CDs 2002
Contributors' choices

Some of FolkWorld's regular contributors name here their personal five CD favourites of the year 2002, so that regular readers can find out about the recommendations of their favourite reviewers and writers.

Find out about the favourite five CDs of:

Sean Laffey - Karsten Rube - Eelco Schilder - Axel Schuldes - Dai Woosnam
Michael Moll & Christian Moll: See Editors' Top 10

Sean Laffey (Ireland - FolkWorld author, editor of the Irish Music Magazine)

  1. Brian Conway "First Through The Gate"
  2. Karan Casey "Distant Shore"
  3. Joe Burke "The Morning Mist"
  4. Liz Doherty "Quare Imagination"
  5. Brendan Begley "It Could be a Good Night Yet"

Alex Monaghan (Ireland - reviewer and author in FolkWorld and other magazines)

  1. Jenny Crook & Herny Sears "Chasing the Dawn"
  2. Flook "Rubai"
  3. Natalie MacMaster "Live"
  4. Siobhan Peoples & Murty Ryan "Time On Our Hands"
  5. Harem Scarem "Let Them Eat Fishcake"

Eelco Schilder (The Netherlands - FolkWorld author & reviewer, writer of NewFolkSounds mag)

  1. Minyeshu and Chewata----meba
  2. Skaliero--beg ar vins
  3. Francois Dutertre---chancons traditionel normandie
  4. Johny Dowd---the painbrokers wife K
  5. Karen Tweed, Eskill Romme and others----faerd

Axel Schuldes (Germany - FolkWorld "Irish CD" columnist, co-organiser of Irish Spring Festival Tour in Germany)

New Releases:

  1. SOLOMON BURKE Don't Give Up On Me (Fat Possum 0358-2 / Connected Musik)
  2. MALINKY 3 Ravens (Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 233)
  3. DAMIEN RICE 'O' (DRM 002 CD /
  4. LINDA THOMPSON Fashionable Late (Rounder RRCD 3182 / in-akustik)
  5. WATERSON:CARTHY A Dark Light (Topic TSCD 536 / Soul Food)

Dai Woosnam (England - FolkWorld reviewer, writer of diverse folk magazines)

  1. Bob Fox "Dreams Never Leave You" Woodworm Records WRCD035
  2. La Bottine Souriante "Cordial" Mille-Pattes 67527 02042
  3. Bobby Watt "Watt Next?" MIN-WATT 0302
  4. Various Artistes "Shining Bright" Topic TSCD519
  5. Jane & Amanda Threlfall "Gown of Green" Beehive Music WBCD002

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The Mollis - Editors of FolkWorld; Published 05/2003

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