Fiddle of 8 Records


Fiddle of 8 Records is the own-label of the UK band FolkLaw, helping the band to record and release their two most recent studio albums:


We Will Rise (2019)

"fantastic - We Will Rise from FolkLaw" - BBC Radio Lincolnshire - George Smith

"great track... ...brilliant band" - BBC Radio Bristol - Johnny Coppin

More reviews will be posted as they come in!

Smokey Joe (2016)

"music to make you laugh and dance... ...a milestone of folk music" - - read the full review

"outstanding and evocative" - FATEA - read the full review

"superbly laid folk... ...blazes a trail that even the devil cannot follow" - Liverpool Sound and Vision - read the full review

"amazing bluegrass infused" with "a passion for life" - Celtic-Folk-Punk radio / blogspot - read the full review

"folk dans sa forme la plus pure et la plus belle" - star icon transparentstar icon transparentstar icon transparentstar icon transparent - Forces Parallèles (France) - read the full review

"Bursting with a sense of community and camaraderie" - SongLines Magazine - Songlines issue 123

"eingängigen Riffs und sofort mitsingbaren Refrains!" - (Germany) - read the full review

"ein Album, das über volle Länge überzeugt und süchtig macht!" - (Germany) - read the full review

"intoxicating... ...a great mix of different styles" - Adolf "Gorhand" Goriup - (Germany) - read the full review

"vibrant fiddling" - David Hintz - (Germany) - read the full review

"made for stadium gigs" - Stirrings Magazine - Stirrings issue 169

"vibrant and energizing" - Mike Brocken - BBC Folk Scene

"Stylish passionate folk rock" - star icon transparentstar icon transparentstar icon transparentstar icon transparent - R2 Magazine
Smokey Joe booklet from Fiddle of 8 Records

Available by mail order from and as mp3 downloads from iTunes,,


FolkLaw's releases on Fiddle of 8 Records have received radio play far and wide, across the UK, Europe and North America, including
BBC Radio Lincolnshire - George Smith - Thursday night folk - We Will Rise
BBC Radio Bristol, BBC Radio Gloucestershire,
BBC Wiltshire & BBC Somerset - Johnny Coppin - Rocks of the Burren
Argyle FM - Folk at Five - Rocks of the Burren
BBC Radio Shropshire, BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester
and BBC Radio Stoke - Genevieve Tudor's Sunday Folk - Talk to Me, Mad Fiddler
West Norfolk Radio - Crazy For the Girl
The Acoustic Yard (Ireland) - Rocks of the Burren
10radio FM - the Folk, Roots, & Branches show - Negen (Nayhoo)
Darlo Radio - Liz Franklin's FolkUs - Rocks of the Burren
Mystery Train Radio - We Will Rise
BBC Radio Gloucester - Johnny Coppin's show - Smokey Joe
BBC Radio Merseyside - Mike Brocken's Folk Scene - Smokey Joe
Eden FM - Liz Franklin's Folk Show
Bishop FM - Smokey Joe
Dapper FM (Dave Chamberlains acoustic routes) - Waterways of England, Gloucester Boys
Lionheart FM - Talk to Me, Mad Fiddler, Gloucester Boys, My Time
Nova FM with Gary Hazlehurst - Mad Fiddler, Waterways of England, Forever and a Day
Radio Caroline - My Town Revisited
Radio Warwickshire - Seeds of Freedom
ReadiFolk Radio on Blast FM - Leaves of Gold, Smokey Joe
Blues and Roots Radio - Smokey Joe
Severn FM (Alex Huskisson's Mystery Train) - Smokey Joe, GloucesterBoys
West Norfolk Radio - Smokey Joe, Cradle to the Grave
EFDSS Mike Norris Classic Folk Show - Seeds of Freedom
South Birmingham Radio - Conquer Trees
Triangle FM (Chris arscotts folk and acoustic show) Smokey Joe
MacSlons Irish Pub Radio- (Germany)
Black Country Radio- Smokey Joe, Talk To Me, My Time, Gloucester Boys
Sounds of Folk on Oldham Community Radio- Mad Fiddler, Talk To Me, I Made Them, Cradle to the Grave
UK Folk Music Radio - Talk to Me
Folk n Roots Radio - (Canada) Waterways of England, I Made Them

About FolkLaw

FolkLaw are a fiddle-driven folk band from the Cotswolds in the UK singing foot-tapping songs of social conscience. With an engaging stage show and catchy choruses, FolkLaw have travelled to festivals far and wide and delighted audiences young and old.
Fiddle of 8 Records
FolkLaw are:      and with special guests on "We Will Rise":
For more details see the band's website and social media pages at:


In the making and release of FolkLaws albums, Fiddle of 8 Records have collaborated with some fantastic people with a real passion for music.

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