Dave Swarbrick obituary

swarbrickDave Swarbrick, fiddler extraordinaire, died on 3 June.

In the 1960s he was based in Birmingham while playing with the Ian Campbell Folk Group, and through that met Charles Parker.

He took part in two of the Radio Ballads: the coalmining programme The Big Hewer (1961) and The Fight Game (1963), about boxing.

His obituary on BBC’s The Last Word can be heard at
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07flhlf

There were also newspaper obituaries in the Guardian and the Telegraph

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