Today we have a video featuring those darlings of the English Electric Folk Movement, Steeleye Span, performing the traditional tune “Lark in the Morning” at an Ainsdale Beach festival in 1971. It features hazy camera work and a sleepy or stoned crowd, but also a fine Maddy Prior/Tim Hart vocal duet with Peter Knight on fiddle.
Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.
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