After leaving The Ramrods, Tony started performing traditional music in folk clubs.

He became a resident singer at the St. Albans Folk Music Club when Tim Hart and Maddie Prior left because their other commitments were too great (they had formed Steeleye Span by then) and he performed at various clubs all round the country. They had a particularly good set of residents. Several groups and individuals playing clubs in their own right (Tony was in a group called "Leather Ferret"), and their “residents only” nights were a regular sell-out – often getting a better audience that the visiting artists. He has sung with Bert Lloyd, Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger, supported Steeleye Span, Boys of the Lough, and lots of other folk music legends, been on Radio (including a session on BBC's "Folkweave"), played at Sidmouth and other Folk festivals in the UK and in Europe. He later played electric guitar in Celadon, a sort of hard-rock ceilidh band – along the lines of Fairport Convention or Steeleye Span but playing music mostly for dancing.

He also became an accomplished Morris Dancer, dancing, teaching and accompanying on concertina.

Morris Dancing with English Miscellany

Morris Dancing with English Miscellany

60's Folk

60's Folk

Tony Rundle

Not entirely sure about the date, but about then, anyway. Recorded in a studio, the original tapes were good quality, but I haven't seen them for many, many years. These songs have been restored from a very noisy, poor quality casette copy, hence some "dodgy" bits. But it gives you an idea of the performances in those days at folk clubs and so on.

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Leather Ferret

At St. Albans Folk Club - Live

Leather Ferret

A couple of recordings rescued from a tape recorded on a Phillips cassette recorder. Leather Ferret was named after someone (I think Bernard Wrigley) referred to his concertina going over his knees like a leather Ferret. We consisted of Hilary Lamb, Wendy Rundle, and Tony Rundle.

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Celadon

Celadon

Celadon

In the 80's, I played guitar and sang with a band called Celadon, lead by Mike Ruff. We recorded a couple of tunes in the basement studios of the BBC, where there was a celeste. Obviously we had to use that. These have been restored from a Phillips cassette tape. The line-up changed from time to time, but the recordings feature Mike Ruff (accordion), Ian Heron (Bass), Steve Faux (Fiddle) a,d myself on guitar and vocals.

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