Colin Irwin, Folk Roots

Posted Oct 12, 1998

"... on stage (at the Royal Albert Hall) there's Roy Bailey... cutting effortlessly through the pomp of the venue and the circumstance of the occasion with the simple beauty of voice and the inestimable power of integrity. It's impossible not to feel seriously moved..... 40 years of unassuming, usually unheralded talent that has consistently engaged fine musicians and visionary ideas, yet remained undisturbed by the distractions of fame, commercialism and promotion that afflict most artists with even a fraction of his ability..."