The gardener

from by Chris Foster

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    55 minutes of music. Comes in a beautiful matt finish, 6 page digipak with a full colour 12 page booklet, lavishly illustrated with photographs. Design by Inga Elsa Bergþórsdóttir, photography by Chris Foster and Gísli Egill Hrafnsson.

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THE GARDENER (Child 219)
A flowery proposition and a frosty denial. A few years ago, Jerry Simon, a fellow Yeovil Folk Club member from the 1960s, emailed me out of the blue and asked if I was still singing this song. By chance, I found an old notebook with the words that I used to sing. Now, after forty or more years, I’ve reworked the text and made a new arrangement.

lyrics

Full lyrics are on my website at: www.chrisfoster-iceland.com

credits

from Hadelin, track released February 3, 2017
Chris Foster: Vocal and Guitar
Trevor Lines: Five string double bass

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Chris Foster Reykjavik, Iceland

Chris Foster grew up in the south west of England. A master of his trade, he was recently described as “one of the finest singers and most inventive guitar accompanists of English folk songs, meriting legend status.” Over the past 40 years, he has toured throughout the UK, Europe, Canada and the USA. He has recorded six solo albums as well as working on many collaborative projects. ... more

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