Various Artists: Dust On The Nettles
A must-have chronicle of the time folk went underground.
It wasn’t just rock music experiencing a dramatic transformation in the 1960s. That same current of creativity was busy reshaping jazz on both sides of the Atlantic, while in the UK, the post-Dylan folk community hurriedly peeled off their Arran Isle sweaters, looking to a lysergically-enhanced summer for inspiration. The dizzying whirl of ideas floating through the air was truly soaked up, as documented in this superb three-disc collection.