UK Songwriting Contest Identifies Some Great Folk Songs (Including “Joan and Victor Jara”)

The UK Songwriting Contest results are in, and the folk finalist section is crammed full of great songs! Some of our favorites are Scott Cook’s “Say Can You See” (, which deservedly won the category; “Alaska,” by Anna Renae (; and “Errand Lasses and Buffer Girls,” by Pamela Ward and Paul Cherrington ( If you’re in the mood for some more fantastic folk music, check ‘em out!  

(Old-Time Pharmaceuticals song “Joan and Victor Jara” is also in the finalist mix, but you’ve already heard that one, right?)

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