On An Introduction to The Watersons and Waterson:Carthy, Topic records cover a 40 year period within 15 songs – a superb and timely retrospective of a vital shaping force in contemporary British folk. A collective musical vision of exhilarating purity, beauty, and power.
Our Song of the Day comes from Waterson:Carthy, this Union Chapel gig from 2002 was recorded live for BBC4 and for this performance featured both Saul Rose and Tim Van Eyken alongside Norma Waterson, Martin and Eliza Carthy.
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Joy of Living is a Tribute album to Ewan MacColl which features performances from an all-star cast including Waterson:Carthy, The Unthanks, Dick Gaughan, Martin Simpson and Jack Steadman & Jamie MacColl performing ‘The Young Birds’, our Song of the Day.
We talk to joint head of Topic Records David Suff about ‘The Great Big Digital Archive Project’ which kicks off the end of this month. David also puts together a playlist of favourites for you to enjoy!