Waterson:Carthy was created from the dynamic fusion of two generations, Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy and their daughter Eliza Carthy: living proof of the tenacity – and vivacity – of the oral tradition.
“There is a special magic when the clan (Waterson:Carthy) pools its resources. The effect is sensational” The Times
“Waterson:Carthy are indeed the spirit of folk music – past, present and future” The Morning Star
Yesterday in Hull, the family of renowned folk singer Lal Waterson returned to the city for the unveiling of a plaque in her honour at her former home. Lal's two children, Marry and Oliver, sister Norma, niece Eliza Carthy and Martin Carthy [...]