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Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years Of Topic Records

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
2
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
31-05-2019
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Barcode:
714822055970
Packaging:
Slip Sleeve (CD or Vinyl)
Catalog Number:
TXCD597

Description

'Vision & Revision is a landmark, deluxe compilation to mark the 80th anniversary of Topic Records, the oldest independent record label in the world. Including 20 exclusive tracks by the cream of British folk music revisiting songs from Topic's vast back catalogue. Both gatefold double vinyl and double CD feature deluxe, silver foil blocked, debossed artwork.

'Vision & Revision' is a unique celebration of folk music, as a crop of contemporary artists delve into Topic's treasure chest, pull out all manner and variety of ballads and broadsides and breathe new life into them.

Topic Records has established itself as not only the pre-eminent British folk music label but one widely respected throughout the world. Topic has released some of the most influential folk recordings of modern times by a host of revered artists, from Anne Briggs to Peggy Seeger to June Tabor to Ewan MacColl and many, many more.

This 20 track double CD comes housed in a special deluxe, debossed, silver foil-blocked package.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Beaulampkin - Martin Simpson
  3. Jack Frost - Peggy Seeger
  4. She Moves Through The Fair - John Smith
  5. The Banks Of Sweet Primeroses - Josienne Clark & Ben Walker
  6. Seven Gypsies - Oysterband
  7. Searching For Lambs - Nancy Kerr
  8. The Deserter - Sam Lee
  9. Go Your Way - Kitty Macfarlane
  10. As I Roved Out - Lisa O'neill
  11. Fable Of The Wings - Chris Wood
  12. Dirty Old Town - The Oldham Tinkers
  13. Workers' Song - Rachael Mcshane & The Cartographers
  14. The Light Bob's Lassie - Richard Thompson
  15. Polly Vaughan - Olivia Chaney
  16. Napoleon's Dream - Martin Carthy
  17. I Wish My Love Was A Cherry - Lisa Knapp
  18. Shawnee Town - Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys
  19. Bay Of Biscay - Emily Portman & Rob Harbron
  20. Nancy Of Yarmouth - Eliza Carthy & Olivia Chaney
  21. The Sea Captain - Lankum
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