Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years Of Topic Records
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Landmark release on Topic Records, the oldest independent record label in the world, celebrating its 80th anniversary this year.
'Vision & Revision' – a veritable who's who of British folk interpreting a song of their choice from Topic's vast back catalogue. 2019 marks the 80th birthday of Topic Records, the oldest independent record label in the world.
As part of its celebrations, on 31st May 2019, Topic Records will release a landmark album, 'Vision & Revision : The First 80 Years Of Topic Records' - a deluxe double CD and vinyl of the cream of British folk artists interpreting a song of their choice from Topic's vast back catalogue - the only stipulation being that the song was at some time released on Topic.
Includes never-before-released tracks by Martin Simpson, Richard Thompson, Lankum, Peggy Seeger, John Smith, Sam Lee, Martin Carthy, Olivia Chaney, Lisa O'Neill, Oysterband, Nancy Kerr, Chris Wood, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, Lisa Knapp, Kitty Macfarlane, Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Emily Portman & Rob Harbron, Rachael McShane & The Cartographers, Eliza Carthy & Olivia Chaney and The Oldham Tinkers.
With its origins in the Workers' Music Association, through the mid-20th century folk revival to the present day, Topic Records has established itself as not only the pre-eminent British folk music label but one widely respected throughout the world.
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|Music Genre Primary||Folk|
- 1. Martin Simpson - Beaulampkin
- 2. Peggy Seeger - Jack Frost
- 3. John Smith - She Moves Through The Fair
- 4. Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker - The Banks Of The Sweet Primroses
- 5. Oysterband - Seven Gypsies
- 6. Nancy Kerr - Searching For Lambs
- 7. Sam Lee - The Deserter
- 8. Kitty Macfarlane - Go Your Way
- 9. Lisa O'Neill - As I Roved Out
- 10. Chris Wood - Fable Of The Wings
- 11. The Oldham Tinkers - Dirty Old Town
- 12. Rachael McShane & The Cartographers - Workers' Song
- 13. Richard Thompson - The Light Bob's Lassie
- 14. Olivia Chaney - Polly Vaughan
- 15. Martin Carthy - Napoleon's Dream
- 16. Lisa Knapp - I Wish My Love Was A Cherry
- 17. Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys - Shawnee Town
- 18. Emily Portman & Rob Harbron - Bay Of Biscay
- 19. Eliza Carthy & Olivia Chaney - Nancy Of Yarmouth
- 20. Lankum - The Sea Captai