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Thursday, 31 May 2012

New Book: Songs from the Magical Tradition by Jerry Bird

Songs from
The Magical Tradition
By Jerry Bird

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'Songs from the Magical Tradition', published by Green Magic Publications, makes no assertions other than the fact that there is a very strong element of supernatural magic contained within a substantial part of the British folk song tradition.

Ancient tunes and lyrics that transcend time have a meaning and significance that has hardly been guessed at till now. Author, folk musician and editor of 'Merry Meet Magazine',  Jerry Bird shows us the history and interpretation of the lovely old music that we all share.

Songs from the Magical Tradition presents an anthology of songs, along with extensive notes on their historical context, imagery, and possible origins. No firm conclusions are drawn, and the reader is left to decide for themselves how relevant the songs might be in the wider contexts of paganism and magic.

A book signing and launch of Jerry's new book will take place this Saturday, 2nd June 2012 from 1.00pm til 4.00pm at Imagine Books, 23 St Alban Street Weymouth DT4 8BZ

For more details visit  www.imaginebookshops.com

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