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Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years of Topic Records (Topic TXCD597)

Vision & Revision
The First 80 Years of Topic Records
Various Artists

Topic Records TXCD597/TXLP597 (2 CD/2 LP, UK, May 31, 2019)

2019 marks the 80th birthday of Topic Records, the oldest independent record label in the world. As part of its celebrations, on May 31, the label will release a landmark album, Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years of Topic Records—a deluxe double CD and gatefold vinyl of the cream of British folk artists interpreting a song of their choice from Topic’s vast back catalogue.

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. Martin Simpson: Beaulampkin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735)
  2. Peggy Seeger: Jack Frost
  3. John Smith: She Moves Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141)
  4. Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: The Banks of Sweet Primeroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841)
  5. Oysterband: Seven Gypsies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124)
  6. Nancy Kerr Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548)
  7. Sam Lee: The Deserter (Roud 493; G/D 1:83)
  8. Kitty MacFarlane: Go Your Way
  9. Lisa O'Neill: As I Roved Out (Roud 3479; G/D 6:1165)
  10. Chris Wood: Fable of the Wings
  1. The Oldham Tinkers: Dirty Old Town
  2. Rachael McShane & The Cartographers: Workers' Song
  3. Richard Thompson: The Light Bob's Lassie (Roud 1645; G/D 4:725)
  4. Olivia Chaney: Polly Vaughan (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114)
  5. Martin Carthy: Napoleon's Dream (Roud 1538)
  6. Lisa Knapp: I Wish My Love Was a Cherry (Roud 8738)
  7. Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys: Shawnee Town
  8. Emily Portman & Rob Harbron: The Bay of Biscay (Roud 22567)
  9. Eliza Carthy & Olivia Chaney: Nancy of Yarmouth (Roud 407)
  10. Lankum: The Sea Captain (Roud 947; Laws Q12; G/D 7:1502)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Mike Waterson;
Track 8 Anne Briggs;
Track 10 Keith Christmas;
Track 11 Ewan MacColl;
Track 12 Ed Pickford;
Track 17 Dillon Bustin