Peter Shepheard

Peter Shepheard was born in Gloucestershire and sought out local folksongs in the mid 1960s, concentrating on Gloucester gypsy performers whom he perceived to have the most complete repertoires.  His recordings represent one of the most important collections of English music, recorded at a time when the old repertoire was dying out.  He now lives in Scotland where he performs regularly as a singer and musician and runs the folk music recording company Springthyme (