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Norma Waterson

This is a selected discography with records of Norma Waterson and of compilations and collaborations she was included in. Not included are recordings of the whole Watersons and Waterson:Carthy family; you can find these in the Watersons Chronolography.


Norma Waterson wins the BBC Radio2 Annual Folk Awards 2001

Discussion at the Mudcat CafĂ© about Norma Waterson as a “singer”


Lal & Norma Waterson: A True Hearted Girl (Topic 12TS331) Lal and Norma Waterson, A True Hearted Girl, LP, Topic 12T331, 1977

Peter Bellamy, The Transports, 2 LPs, Free Reed 021/022.
Seven tracks with The Watersons, including I Once Lived in Service, sung by Norma Waterson, Sweet Loving Friendship (Mike and Norma), The Black and Bitter Night (Mike), The Green Fields of England (Peter Bellamy and Dolly Collins, with Mike and Norma backup), and The Still and Silent Ocean (Mike and Norma).


The Holme Valley Tradition, Will's Barn, cassette, EFDSS VWML 002


The Mrs Ackroyd Band, Oranges and Lemmings, cassette/CD, Mrs Ackroyd Records DOG 007.


Les Barker, Some Love, CD, Mrs Ackroyd Records DOG 009.


Various Artists, The Transports at Whitby, cassette, RED 011
A memorial concert for Peter Bellamy with Eliza, Martin, Norma


The Mrs Ackroyd Band, Gnus and Roses, CD, Mrs Ackroyd Records DOG 010


Norma Waterson, Norma Waterson, CD, Hannibal/Carthage HNCD 1393


Various Artists, Bespoke Songs, Lost Dogs, Detours & Rendezvous: The Songs of Elvis Costello, Rhino R2 75273


Lal & Norma Waterson: A True Hearted Girl (Topic TSCD507) Lal and Norma Waterson, A True Hearted Girl, CD, Topic TSCD507, 1999

Norma Waterson: The Very Thought of You (Rykodisk HNCD 1430) Norma Waterson: The Very Thought of You (Scarlet SCARGZ103CD) Norma Waterson, The Very Thought of You, CD, Rykodisc HNCD 1430, 1999, later Scarlet SCARGZ103CD

Various Artists, The Wings of Butterflies, CD, Mrs Ackroyd Records DOG 013


Norma Waterson, Bright Shiny Morning, CD, Topic TSCD520

Various Artists, And We'll All Have Tea… English Folk Anthology, 2 CD, Proper / Retro R2CD 40-106, 2000

Voices in Harmony (Fellside FECD158) Various Artists, Voices in Harmony: English Traditional Songs, CD, Fellside FECD158, 2001


Various Artists, The Folk Awards, CD, Topic TSCD850
Includes Waterson:Carthy's Raggle Taggle Gypsies and Norma Waterson' The Flower of Sweet Strabane
Various Artists, A Woman's Voice: First Person Singular, CD, Topic TSCD521, 8 October 2001
Includes five tracks by and/or including Waterson family members.


Oliver Knight, Mysterious Day, CD, Topic TSCD528, May 2002.

Various Artists, Shining Bright: The Songs of Lal & Mike Waterson, CD, Topic TSCD519, 2002


Song Links (Fellside FECD176D) Various Artists, Song Links: A Celebration of English Traditional Songs and Their Australian Variants, 2 CD, Fellside FECD176D, 2003


Bob Davenport: The Common Stone (Topic TSCD552) Bob Davenport, The Common Stone, CD, Topic TSCD552, 2004

Various Artists, The English Collection: A Definitive Collection of Classic English Folk Music, CD, Highpoint HPO6010


Norma Waterson, The Definitive Collection, CD, Highpoint HPO6013


Norma Waterson, An Introduction to, CD, Topic TICD012, 28 September 2018


Many thanks to David Suff especially, whose work this page is based on - and also to Greer Gilman and Bob Hudson. Also to Alan St Paul.