The Askew Sisters

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    Room for the Cuckold/Beaux of London CityThe Askew Sisters
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    The Wife of Usher's WellThe Askew Sisters
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    The Maid on the ShoreThe Askew Sisters
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    The Whitehall Minuet/Hare's MaggotThe Askew Sisters
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    Old Father WilliamThe Askew Sisters

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        This popular young duo performs folk music of considerable appeal to traditional fans. Sisters Emily (b. London, England; fiddle/vocals) and Hazel Askew (b. London, England; melodeon/vocals) were encouraged by their parents who were Morris dancers and through this they heard folk music as they grew up. Although they both studied music formally at school, their interests remained resolutely in the folk idiom and they were still in their very early teens when Emily decided to conc... Read more

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