green ltd
RDG CD 6002
HINTERLAND by Graham Searle
A beautiful mix of song, poetry and prose written by
Devon poet Graham Searle and sung by Ben Campbell.
Graham Searle has been performing in Folk Clubs since his student days – but it is over the last sixteen years that he has become recognised as a performer of stature all over the South West of England. He freely admits to being a rounded artiste – unfortunately, this is chiefly due to his love of chocolate and almost anything covered with clotted cream! Graham has worked with children of every age as a teacher, leading him to create stories and songs for his pupils. He is a keen photographer and graphics artist; and he delights in drawing on these skills to illustrate much of his work. He brings a wide range of influences to his writing – his love of Arthurian legend, his wry sense of humour, his genuine feeling for the old ways of life – but it is his passion for the diverse culture and countryside of his home county, Devon, that has driven him to create his latest project – Hinterland. Indeed, when it is time to get away from the pressures of life – you’ll often find him on some remote coastal path or making his way off some heather bound Moorland slopes towards a tavern that serves a decent pint of scrumpy. Take time to listen to him and you’ll find a man who has Albion in his heart and a love of words trickling from his fingertips.
You can hear each song and poem in mp3 format from the pages