Profiles of the unsung heroes of the UK folk scene from the first revival of the late 1950s through to the 1970s.
Ian Dobson has been a folk music performer, gig organiser and sound engineer for more than half a century. While for much of his professional career Ian was by day a teacher, by night he was the singer in several notable folk groups. For much of the 1970s and early ‘80s Ian also co-ran a Sussex folk club that hosted both major league and up and coming acts. When he and the late folk musician John Towner took over The Black Horse folk club in Telham near Battle, it became a focal point for both the burgeoning Hastings music scene and a venue for some of the biggest names in British and Irish folk music. for more continues here...
Harry Randall… First met Ian in the 70’s whilst hick hiking to the Black Horse with Guitar in tow great friend still bump into him from time to time