Steve was in London on Friday recording for the Songwriters’ Circle series for BBC Four. It also featured Michael Chapman and Martin Simpson. Actual broadcast date is still to be confirmed, probably in the new year – watch this space…
Mike Harding presents an hour of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music and talks to singer and guitarist Steve Tilston about his new album The Reckoning.
On this week’s programme, Steve looks back over his career so far and tells Mike Harding about the subjects that inspired his latest works, from the songs on The Reckoning to his novel All For Poor Jack.
Steve Tilston will be fondly remembered by many readers as one of the leading lights on the Bristol folk music scene in the 1970s and 80s – a fine musician with an international reputation. But that’s no reason to suppose that his first novel will be any good. So it’s a pleasure to report that All for Poor Jack is an outstanding literary debut. It’s a historical novel of epic proportions, finely crafted and with a compelling plot. Continue Reading