Christchurch Folk Music Club

Liz Nichol: A Tale of Longevity

By Tony Hale

Liz Nichol is known to folk music audiences in recent times mainly from her
collaborations with other musicians. But in the early days of the Folk Club she was a
frequently booked solo artist at the Bedford Row Folk Centre. In fact, the records for
1972-3 show her to be one of the most heavily booked female singers. As there were some
months on teaching section where she was too busy to sing a note in public, this was
impressive…

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A Tale of Longevity

 

 

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