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Windy and Warm

by Dave Rolfe

Released 2017
Released 2017
NOTES
Dave Rolfe performs his own version of the fingerstyle standard "Windy and Warm". John D Loudermilk wrote this tune for Chet Atkins, intending for it to sit midway between Country and Jazz in style. Well Dave's version adds a little folkiness to the mix. We hope it will make you feel "Warm" inside, leave the "Windy" for someone else.

Summertime

by Dave Rolfe & Emma Woodhouse

Released 2017
Dave Rolfe
Released 2017
Dave Rolfe
Emma Woodhouse brings her soulful vocals to this timeless classic. An old show tune, but written in a folky way, which suits Dave Rolfe's guitar style. Recorded during the "Legacy" sessions for Emma and Dave's folk album.
NOTES
Emma Woodhouse and Dave Rolfe played in the acoustic band "Driftwood", but decided to release a folk album together as their "legacy", to mark Emma's departure from the band. The single "Summertime" was recorded at the "legacy" sessions. Not folky enough to put on the album, but too good not to release. This lively version of the timeless classic was used by Driftwood for soundchecks at gigs, and is fondly remembered by the band and …
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Legacy

by Dave Rolfe & Emma Woodhouse

Released 2017
Dave Rolfe
Released 2017
Dave Rolfe
A blend of traditional and original folk songs with a transatlantic feel.
NOTES
Folk guitarist Dave Rolfe and singer Emma Woodhouse team up to produce their "legacy" - a blend of traditional and original folk songs that they want to leave as inheritance tracks to future generations. The pair perform together in the acoustic band Driftwood, but have taken time out to record this album.

The musicians are:
Emma Woodhouse - lead vocal
Dave Rolfe - guitars, mandolin, mandola, djembe
Linda Del Manso - backing vocals
Nick Wells …
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Too Blue

by Dave Rolfe

Released 2017
Released 2017
A self-penned guitar instrumental by Dave Rolfe

Dueling Banjos

by Dave Rolfe

Released 2016
Released 2016
Dave Rolfe turns his hand to a classic instrumental. HIs version has one advantage - no banjos!

Red Is the Rose

by Dave Rolfe

Released 2016
Released 2016
Dave Rolfe and Linda Del Manso collaborate on this traditional folk song.
NOTES
On this single Dave accompanies the traditional Folk Singer Linda Del Manso. Dave and Linda can often be found hosting the Bradford Arms Folk Club in Staffordshire, England.

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

by Dave Rolfe & Rhiannon Lewis

Released 2016
Dave Rolfe
Released 2016
Dave Rolfe
NOTES
On this single Dave is joined by Rhiannon Lewis on flute. Dave and Rhiannon play together in a band called Driftwood. You should check them out too.

I Will Not Let You Go

by Driftwood

Released 2011
Released 2011
Romeo awakes and hears the lark or is it the nightingale? Juliet will not let him go. She knows that when she does it is the beginning of the end. A love song inspired by O D Slope, Robert Bridges, and Pachelbel.
NOTES
Driftwood are an acoustic band playing folk and acoustic music with a big dollop of Soul. The band comprises Emma Woodhouse (vocals), Ali McDonald (keyboards), Nick Wells (bass), Dave Rolfe (guitar), Reuben Alldridge (trombone) and Rhiannon Lewis (flute).

The Full English

by Luka's Night Out

Released 2009
Released 2009
Traditional English folk songs lovingly arranged for four-part harmony and backed by acoustic instruments.
NOTES
Luka's Night Out are a four-piece female vocal harmony group based in Shropshire, England. The line-up is Liz Mars, Liz Rogers, Kathy Watson and Ann Wishart. On their first album "The Full English" they sing traditional English folksongs with all the gusto that the genre demands. There's a song for every mood, and you'll be unable to play this album without singing along. The accompaniment is provided by the fine musicians of Driftwood; Ali McDonald …
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