Songs from Space

A filk song book published in the UK in August 1957 for Loncon. It was a Triode Plus publication. Words and music by Laurence Sandfield, production by Eric Bentcliffe, Vince Clarke, and Terry Jeeves and art by Eddie Jones. This seems to be the first UK filk book.

The idea of the book was to be a collection of folk songs from space. This was before, of course, that the word "filk" had been coined. They were based on existing tunes with new words.

See www.fiawol.org.uk/songs01.htm for a scan.


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