A significant album by the reigning doyenne of British Folk Music, Norma Waterson. Produced by her daughter, rising star Eliza Carthy, Bright Shiny Morning is a solo project which not only highlights Norma’s passion for traditional material, but proves her to be one of this country’s finest exponents.

Norma continues to breathe life into material often centuries old. Aside from her wonderful, rich and distinctive voice, Norma Waterson’s particular skill is in her choice of songs and how she makes each one relevant to a modern audience. Norma’s career, which began in the early 60s with folk supergroup The Watersons, has continued to blossom and grow and today she commands considerable respect amongst a wide and devoted following.

“This is a magnificent album .Norma Waterson can be just as riveting singing a solo a cappella ballad as she is when accompanied by other musicians or singing in harmony with other singers.”Sing Out

1 The Chaps of Cockaigny
2 Three Maids A-Milking
3 One April Morning
4 Sheep Crook & Black Dog
5 Game of All Fours
6 Banks Of The Dee
7 Bright Shiny Morning
8 Barbary Allen
9 Flower of Sweet Strabane
10 Green Grows the Laurel
11 Go and Leave Me
12 My Flower My Companion & Me

Norma Waterson vocal, triangle
Eliza Carthy vocals, violin, tenor guitar
Martin Carthy vocals, guitar, banjo
Mary Macmaster electro harp
Ben Ivitsky vocals, violin, viola, tenor guitar
Alice Kinkloch euphonium, trombone
Martin Lewington trumpet
Chris Parkinson piano accordion, harmonica
Julian Goodacre English double pipes, Leicestershire smallpipes
Maria Gilhooley, Nadine Elliott & Mike Waterson vocals

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