Reviews

REVIEWS OF HERSELF & MYSELF

“The actual quality of Thomas’s own voice, too, stops you in your tracks rather and holds you spellbound thereafter.” David Kidman  in Living Tradition, December 2014

“Listening to this album is rather like looking at a precious multi-faceted jewel.” Vic Smith in  the EFDSS English Dance & Song magazine,  Click here to read, November 2014

“One can see exactly what it is that makes him such an interesting singer” Rod Stradling  in Musical Traditions magazine.  August 2014

“A warm and engaging character he is a fine though modest ambassador, for his Community and Country.” Hector Gilchrist in his Sidmouth Festival Roundup

REVIEWS OF ROUND TOP WAGON

CD review: Round Top Wagon, published in Musical Traditions magazine. June 2011

INTERVIEWS WITH THOMAS

Thomas talking about his culture – and his grandfather – in Travellers Times: “My grandfather hated the house, but he had no choice with eight little children by himself.” November 2014

“Our culture is slowly dying.  The music and the songs were our backbone.” Sidmouth Festival interview with Bev Harris on Brooklands Radio’s Mainly Folk, August 2014

Music that moves: Thomas McCarthy’s Irish Traveller songs in The Guardian newspaper.