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fRoots Nos. 391/392 (Vol. 37, Nos. 7 & 8) Jan/Feb 2016 ISSN 0951-1326


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featured this issue 14 Root Salad: Jeonju Int’l Sori Festival, Griselda Sanderson, Dele Sosimi, Nell Ní Chróinín, Goitse, Cambodian Space Project, Sam Sweeney


22 fRoots 57: your free album 24 Rachel Newton 30 Albums Of 2015 32 Win 100 CDs!


35 Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin


38 Slovakia 42 Bacup 47 Celtic Connections 50 Shirley Collins At 80


regulars/ in house 4 The Editor’s Box 5 The fRoots Playlist 6 Rooting About: The News 13 The Columnists 54 Reviews 56 Subscribe! Free CDs! 75 Charts 82 BIFF!


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