Official Folk Albums Chart Show—1st February 2021
The Official Folk Albums Chart Show for February 1st gets on board the sea shanty craze with an interview and performances by Bristol based shanty band The Longest Johns. There are also special performances by Rachel Newton, Sam Lee, The Levellers and Jamie Webster plus music from Lauren MacColl, Jim Ghedi, Peat and Diesel and Laura Marling. And there is a very big announcement from Folk on Foot itself.
Watch above or listen on our podcast from 7pm.
About the show
Folk on Foot is proud to present the Official Folk Albums Chart Show.
Presented by Matthew Bannister, it premieres at 7pm on the first Monday of every calendar month – right here, or on our YouTube channel and podcast feed.
As well as a countdown of the forty best-selling and most-streamed folk albums, we focus on the new entries – the artists breaking into the chart for the first time – playing their tracks/videos and sometimes interviewing them and even getting them to play live. The aim is to connect you with the brilliant folk music that’s making waves across the country right now.
The Official Folk Albums Chart Show is presented under licence from our friends at English Folk Expo who commission the chart, which is compiled by the Official Charts Company. More details at