Harry Cox is, simply, the most important and the finest among the great English traditional singers. This release brings together 54 tracks from recordings made between 1945 and 1970 to produce a 2 CD set. Combined with a 60 page booklet containing a detailed biography, extensive notes and song texts, the result is over 2 hours of previously unissued recordings.
see also THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE
- “The quality of the repertoire and the standard of the singing are quite breathtaking. Even amongst the high standards that Topic have been setting in their recent releases of traditional music, this is outstanding” – FRoots Magazine
- “Should be owned by anyone who professes an interest in English traditional song” – The Living Tradition Magazine
- “an awesome 54-track compilation of one of the greatest traditional singers of them all – essential” Colin Irwin/Mojo
- “A truly worthy testament to Harry’s remarkable, majesticâ€¦styleâ€¦. superb quality of the remastering” Rock’n’Reel