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Fisher delighted to be back on folk scene in America

Archie Fisher, retired host of BBC Radio Scotland’s long-running folk show “Travelling Folk,” is among headliners for this weekend’s Old Songs Festival.
Archie Fisher, retired host of BBC Radio Scotland’s long-running folk show “Travelling Folk,” is among headliners for this weekend’s Old Songs Festival.
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Since the late ’60s, Scottish folk troubadour Archie Fisher has remained in the spotlight in his native land. In the U.S., however, it’s a different story. In 1983, he became the host of BBC Radio Scotland’s long-running folk show “Travelling Folk.” While the program helped increase his profile in the U.K., it cut into his own folk music career — during his 27-year hosting tenure, he released only two albums, 1995’s “Sunsets I’ve Galloped Into” ...


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