The Bitter Withy
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We discuss our takes on The Bitter Withy, a mysterious 14th century tune from Hereford where young Jesus gets lashed by his mother for murdering a couple of posh lads.

We then discuss the brilliant submissions from the community  and introduce next month's tune, Edward, a beautifully simple tale of fratricide and a study in the economy of storytelling.

// TIMESTAMPS // Intro to Bitter Withy - 1:35 Tim's version - 4:42 Jack's version - 13:49 Submissions - 23:32 Introducing 'Edward' - 52:34 Outro - 60:40

// PLAYLIST // Listen to the full versions of tracks featured in the episode here.

Featuring: Stuart Clark, Ian Jackson, asymptototes, catapholc, Hevelwood, Jack The Robot, Pomegranate Jones, Cerys Hafana, John Dom Paiva and Robert Semp.

// GET INVOLVED // If you want to take part and learn Edward along with us, you can get resources here.

To feature, make sure you get your version to us by Monday 8 June.

To help you get some ideas we'll be sharing some of the versions we like across our social media pages over the next few weeks, so make sure you follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Soundcloud.

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