Tag Archives: Reg Meuross

Finishing off the night at Hebden Folk Roots Festival

Continuing the festival season with Hebden Folk Roots Festival at the weekend. It was great to finish off the night (before the disco of course) at the wonderful Hebden Bridge Trades Club. Earlier in the day I was lucky to … Continue reading

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Stolen From God – Reg Meuross with Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne and Suntou Susso at Dartington Great Hall. Photos by Rachel Snowdon

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Stolen From God – A song cycle unfolding the history of England’s involvement in the Transatlantic slave trade – by Reg Meuross

Thanks and acknowledgement to Halsway Manor for awarding an incubator bursary to Stolen From God – which allowed Reg, Senegalese kora master Jali Fily Cissokho, concertina player Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne and vocalist Jaz Gayle to meet for a day earlier this … Continue reading

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“You don’t get medals down the mine” – The Bevin Boys (Bill Pettinger’s Lament)

The Bevin Boys (Bill Pettinger’s Lament) a new song by Reg Meuross – will be release across all digital platforms on 8th May – VE Day – 2021 Commissioned by Martin Pettinger, the son of Bevin Boy Bill Pettinger, the song, in trademark Meuross fashion, distills … Continue reading

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Tony Benn’s Tribute to Emily Davison

I wrote this song as a tribute to Emily Davison and another legendary social campaigner, Tony Benn, about the plaque he had placed in a broom cupboard in The House of Commons to commemorate the night Emily spent there on the eve of the 1911 census, so she could give that as her address and further the rights of votes for women. 2 years later Emily died under the King’s horse in the Epsom Derby. Continue reading

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SHINE ON – join in

Reg Meuross releases a new single on May 1st and invites us all to support each other and to #ShineOn. Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross is inviting people to join in with the spirit of new song Shine On, which is … Continue reading

Pre order new album RAW now & receive a FREE download of Reg’s new single

Reg Meuross will be touring with new album RAW, the third in his solo trilogy (following on from December and Faraway People) from October 2019. ORDER HERE before 16th August, and receive a free download of Reg’s new single You can … Continue reading

Reg Meuross 12 Silk Handkerchiefs – album review by Folking.com

“A finely spun tribute… rich in honest emotion, deep humanity, resonant lyrics and infectious melodies.”  FULL FOLKING.COM REVIEW BY MIKE DAVIES HERE. 2019 FULL SHOW TOUR DATES HERE This is not your typical Reg Meuross album. Not that it doesn’t … Continue reading

Reg Meuross 12 Silk Handkerchiefs album review – Folk Radio UK

“Meuross has achieved something rare and important: he has reanimated a valuable piece of history, and he has done so with great sincerity and emotional depth. 12 Silk Handkerchiefs is a fitting tribute not just to Lillian Bilocca, but to … Continue reading

A wonderful week of songwriting at Halsway Manor

I’ve just had the best week at gorgeous Halsway with 14 creative souls eager to put their thoughts and feelings into songs. The words and ideas that came from hard work and supportive interaction were uplifting and inspiring. Two had … Continue reading

12 Silk Handkerchiefs – The Tour

“I am sure that we will be touring 12 Silk Handkerchiefs again. I feel like the 2019 foray was just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to spreading the word of a hugely important and game-changing event in … Continue reading

Reg Meuross Musician of Conscience – Somerset Life

Thanks Stu Lambert and Somerset Life for a great triple page spread! “My success, in my own terms, is that I love doing what I’m doing.” Reg Meuross We gain insight into Reg’s latest project, the song cycle 12 Silk … Continue reading

The Band Played Sweet Marie – Reg Meuross song about Wallace Hartley’s violin

RMS Titanic sank in the early morning of 15 April 1912 in the North Atlantic Ocean, four days into her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. How could I have known when I opened up a crumpled newspaper … Continue reading

Marcus Paul Dare and St Mary’s Bottesford by Reg Meuross

On Saturday 6th April 2019 I’m performing live at St Mary The Virgin Church, Bottesford. Proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank. TICKETS HERE. I have a special link to this church.   When I was very young my parents … Continue reading

My Mum would have loved this… 12 Silk Handkerchiefs, Reg Meuross

International Women’s Day in Hull and we are about to perform my song cycle ’12 Silk Handkerchiefs’, based on Brian W Lavery’s book ‘The Headscarf Revolutionaries’, for the third time. Once again the gorgeous Hull Minster is packed out and … Continue reading

GemsOnVHS releases first of 3 Reg Meuross videos filmed at Cecil Sharp House

With a love of authentic songwriting, passionate people and out of the ordinary stuff it’s no wonder that Antony Simpkins, founder of GemsOnVHS which is spearheading a new wave of DIY Americana on youtube, was immediately drawn to Reg Meuross when they met … Continue reading

New Video: My Name Is London Town – in the library at Cecil Sharp House

It was great to spend a day at Cecil Sharp House last Summer with GemsOnVHS. Here’s one of the videos we made, My Name Is London Town. I’m back in London at Bush Hall on February 28th. Would be great … Continue reading

A new song for Shelley (to be premiered at Fatea Festival, Shelley Theatre, 3rd November)

I will premiere my new song ‘Shelley’s Heart’ on Saturday 2nd November on the stage of Shelley Theatre, Bournemouth, for Fatea’s 30th Birthday Bash. TICKETS AND INFO. When I heard the story of Shelley’s heart I was struck by the … Continue reading

12 Silk Handkerchiefs a song cycle by Reg Meuross – pre-order now

PRE ORDER HERE I went up to Hull last week to record the song cycle *’12 Silk Handkerchiefs’ which tells the story of the 1968 Hull Triple Trawler Disaster and the subsequent uprising, led by fighting fishwife Mrs Lillian Bilocca, … Continue reading


Raising funds for the Faraway People of Sidmouth

i was thinking about deportees and refugees, the unknown and unnamed and the next thing i knew i’d written a song about it and i thought this could be a good song. then i played the song to katie and … Continue reading

Singer-songwriter Reg Meuross performs in Sidmouth in aid of homelessness charity

A lovely lead article was published in the Sidmouth Herald this week. Thank you Philippa Davies. It would be great to see you if you’re anywhere near Sidmouth on Thursday, and if you’re nowhere near, we’ve set up a link … Continue reading

REG MEUROSS new album review from Dutch music mag RootsTime

First review just in for REG MEUROSS’ eponymous release via Stockfish-Records, from Belgian music magazine Rootstime. Thank you Valsam.   UK Album Launch gig is Friday 13th July (limited copies of the CD will be available for sale at the gig). … Continue reading

Reg Meuross – the Stockfisch Records recordings OUT 13 JULY

  REG MEUROSS is out on 13 JULY via stockfisch-records.de and amazon.de Limited copies of the CD available from Reg at the album launch JULY 13th at Holywell Music & Folk, Oxford.  TICKETS HERE You can also order the album … Continue reading


Reg Meuross live at the Olympic Studios

You know you are doing something right in your musical career when you’re being paid to work with one of the greatest music producers who’s behind some of the seminal albums of the last 50 years. That’s what happened to … Continue reading

Reg Meuross with harpist Anna Tanvir – four dates

A series of four captivating musical evenings with multi-award winning Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross, with very special guest the harpist Anna Tanvir. Anna will perform a solo opening set, and will join Reg for part of his headline set. The … Continue reading