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1967 - 1974

1967
  THE BRITISH BUTTON BOX
English Dance and Song
Article on how to play the Three-row Button Accordion, at the request of the EFDSS magazine's Editor, Hugh Rippon.
Read it here...
 
1969
  THE MID-ATLANTIC STOMP
English Dance and Song
Article in the EFDSS magazine trying to persuade people that plodding through dance figures to a dull walking step has no place in a revival of folk dancing.
Read it here...
 
1971
  DINGLE'S CHILLYBOM BAND
English Dance and Song
A little history of JK's then ceilidh band in the 'Band Call' feature of the EFDSS magazine. Keenly humorous!!
Read it here...
 
1972
  Joined Taffy and Sheila Thomas' shadow puppet group,
MAGIC LANTERN for their special Christmas Show. Songs, music, sketches with puppets and featuring JK out front as Buttons in Cinderella.
1972/3 HOW TO PLAY THE ANGLO CONCERTINA
Series of three articles for Neil Wayne's Concertina Newsletter (Later 'Free Reed')
Read them here...
 
1973
  Joined MAGIC LANTERN again for their Christmas Show, this time with JK as Widow Twanky in Aladdin.
 
1974
  THE ENGLISH CANALS
Produced by Tony Hale. BBC Radio 1 & Radio 2.
Three inserts in the 'Folkweave' programme, written by Jon Raven, telling the history of the construction, use and decline of the canal system, through songs, music, and narration. JK sang, read, and accompanied. Later released as one LP on Broadside Records.
  Third MAGIC LANTERN Christmas Show tour, featuring JK as The Wicked Witch in Snow White.
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