Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Topic Records News - October 2017


Topic Records – An introduction to

As part of the definitive Introduction to series, Topic Records are happy to announce the first two NEW releases, The Real Sound of Folk Music and An introduction to Shirley Collins are available now.

Various Artists – Topic Records The Real Sound Of Folk Music
A definitive various artists introduction to the wonders of Topic Records, the worlds oldest independent record label.

CD1 : Dick Gaughan - Both Sides The Tweed / Nic Jones - Canadee-i-o / Davy Graham - Angi / Shirley Collins - The Sweet Primeroses / Martin Simpson - Never Any Good / Andrew Cronshaw - Wasps In The Woodpile / Pentangle - The Time Has Come / Anne Briggs - Blackwater Side / Martin Carthy - Scarborough Fair / Eliza Carthy - Worcester City / Ewan MacColl - Dirty Old Town / The Watersons - Pace-Egging Song / Silly Sisters - Hedger & Ditcher / John Tams – Unity (Raise Your Banners High)

CD 2 : June Tabor & The Oysterband - Love Will Tear Us Apart / Brass Monkey - The Handweaver And The Factory Maid / Steve Ashley - Ships Of Shame / Vin Garbutt - The Land Of Three Rivers / Johnny Handle   - Dust / Mike Waterson - Tamlyn / Bill Caddick - Two-Fisted Heroes / The Cheviot Ranters - The Ideal Schottische / Cilla Fisher - Blue Bleezin’ Blind Drunk / The Full English - Man In The Moon / Ramblin’ Jack Elliott - Talking Dustbowl Blues / Tim Van Eyken - Barleycorn / Peter Bellamy - When I Die / Oak - Scan’s Polkas

Double CD, digital download, digital streaming and limited edition 2 LP vinyl set from VINYL180. Available now from The Topic ShopAmazoniTunesSpotify and all good record shops.

Shirley Collins – An introduction to
This compilation is the perfect introduction to the work of Shirley Collins. Specially selected songs from classic albums  featuring Shirleys sister Dolly Collins and the Young Tradition.

CD : The Foggy Dew / I Drew My Ship / A Blacksmith Courted Me / The False Bride / All Things Are Quite Silent / Polly Vaughan / False True Love / Spencer The Rover / The Sweet Primeroses / Rambleaway / March The Morning Sun / The Cherry Tree Carol / The Moon Shines Bright / One Night As I Lay On My Bed / Come All You Little Streamers

CD, digital download, digital streaming and limited-edition LP vinyl from VINYL180. Available now from The Topic ShopAmazoniTunesSpotify and all good record shops.

Here's a selection of review for the first two Introduction To series of releases.

RnR Magazine:

Songlines Magazine:

fRoots Magazine:


This month to celebrate Martin Simpson touring and his new album ‘Trails and Tribulations’, Topic Records are happy to offer the following Martin Simpson CD’s at a special price.

The Collection

The Bramble Briar

Righteousness & Humidity

Kind Letters

Prodigal Son

True Stories

Purpose + Grace

Vagrant Stanzas

Murmurs (CD + DVD)

Bootleg USA

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