I’ve covered Shirley Collins for a new compilation

I’ve recorded/rewritten a Shirley Collins song for a new compilation to help fund a film about her. See the video below: Shirley Collins comes from Sussex and and wrote and performed as a key member of the English folk revival of the 1950s. It’s her role in the legendary Lomax recordings that also form her […]

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Immortality anyone? Going in search of a legendary Mermaid

Gilgamesh famously failed in his bid for immortality, but I’ve always been tempted by the idea, and so this Easter weekend represents a rare chance at actually achieving it thanks to an old legend in the Peak District, England’s oldest National Park. Once a year, on Easter Eve, legend has it that an ancient Mermaid goes for an […]

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While Filthy sleeps a new website is being created

Filthy Pedro might have done another vanishing act, but we’ve decided to spruce up the website. It’s been neglected for way too long. Plans are to add a big backlog of images and magazine articles, and if we can get the boffins to look at it, update the Rock’n’Roll points test.

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The new album is out now!

The new album is out now! April 12th 2010. Released on Blang Records and years in the making is the collection of recordings from Filthy Pedro and the Carthaginians. Here is the album cover and the press release blurb from the record label: History hedonist and deviant slacker Filthy Pedro shot to fame when Channel […]

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