June Tabor

From her first recording June Tabor demonstrated a mature command of traditional and contemporary songs alike, singing them, often unaccompanied, with remarkable individuality and expressiveness. The emotions and meanings she uncovers in the old songs give them a new resonance that has caught the imagination of audiences far beyond the folk scene.

BBC Folk Singer Of The Year awarded to June Tabor BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2004
BBC Best Traditional Track Of The Year awarded to June Tabor for “Hughie Graeme” BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2004

June Tabor – Abyssinians


June Tabor's vocal artistry is especially vividly captured in this 1983 album, produced by Andrew Cronshaw. It opens with a song by Lal & Mike Waterson, closes with one by Joni Mitchell and takes in on the way the African-American spiritual Lay [...]

June Tabor – Abyssinians2019-11-08T11:27:16+00:00

June Tabor – Aqaba


Another collaboration of Tabor and producer Andrew Cronshaw, Aqaba contains the Jewish lament Mayn Rue Plats, more pieces by Bill Caddick and Dave Goulder and the noble cadences of the traditional songs Searching for Lambs and Bogie's Bonnie Belle. June Tabor vocals [...]

June Tabor – Aqaba2019-11-08T11:30:23+00:00

Silly Sisters – No More To The Dance


The inspired collaboration of Maddy Prior and June Tabor, two of the most individual singers in folk music, is enhanced by musicians such as the Breton guitarist Dan Ar Braz, ex-Steeleye Span bass guitarist Rick Kemp and producer Andrew Cronshaw. June Tabor [...]

Silly Sisters – No More To The Dance2019-11-12T14:54:27+00:00

June Tabor – Aleyn


Tabor's characteristic choice and blend of traditional songs and compositions by Richard Thompson, Ralph McTell and other contemporary songwriters are enhanced by sensitive arrangements. "Tabor's singing is spellbinding. She is one of the great singers of any genre." The Guardian June Tabor [...]

June Tabor – Aleyn2019-11-08T11:33:13+00:00
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