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Four Seasons in Folk: Spring – the new compilation

2021-03-19T14:03:04+00:00

The swallows are back, there are nests to be built.  Daffodils bloom then bow, snowdrops and bluebells swell amidst the grass.  Clocks, once again, are wound forward to greet the glorious sun, blue skies and fresh morning breezes. With this [...]

Four Seasons in Folk: Spring – the new compilation2021-03-19T14:03:04+00:00

Sea Songs & Shanties – A Topic Records Miscellany

2021-03-03T11:41:50+00:00

The recent boom of interest in sea shanties is nothing if unpredictable. Thanks greatly to social media, a whole new generation have embraced these sailor songs, many, hundreds of years old. In its capacity as cultural archivist, Topic Records, of course, [...]

Sea Songs & Shanties – A Topic Records Miscellany2021-03-03T11:41:50+00:00

Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years of Topic Records

2019-11-19T15:22:00+00:00

2019 marks the 80th birthday of Topic Records, the oldest independent record label in the world. As part of the celebrations, on 31st May 2019, we released the landmark album, ‘Vision & Revision : The first 80 years of Topic Records’ - [...]

Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years of Topic Records2019-11-19T15:22:00+00:00

An Introduction to June Tabor & An Introduction to Anne Briggs

2020-01-03T16:27:53+00:00

The second two releases in our Introduction series are available now An Introduction to June Tabor (TICD003) An introduction to the magical work of June Tabor. Covering songs from her many record releases on the Topic Record label between 1976 to 2011. [...]

An Introduction to June Tabor & An Introduction to Anne Briggs2020-01-03T16:27:53+00:00

An Introduction to Shirley Collins & Topic Records – The Real Sound of Folk Music

2019-10-22T13:28:30+00:00

October 20th see's two new catalogue releases from Topic Records, An Introduction to Shirley Collins and a Topic Records compilation titled The Real Sound of Folk Music. An Introduction to Shirley Collins - CD (TICD002) and Vinyl (VIN180LP126) Few singers of the [...]

An Introduction to Shirley Collins & Topic Records – The Real Sound of Folk Music2019-10-22T13:28:30+00:00

Pentangle – Finale

2020-01-03T16:29:49+00:00

In February 2007 the original members of PENTANGLE received a BBC Radio 2 Lifetime Achievement Award from Sir David Attenborough. On 29th June 2008, exactly 40 years since the recording of their monumental live album Sweet Child at the Royal Festival Hall, [...]

Pentangle – Finale2020-01-03T16:29:49+00:00

Martin Simpson – Bootleg USA

2019-10-29T12:14:04+00:00

An official live collection from Martin Simpson recorded, as the title suggest, at a series of gigs in the US during 1998 and 1999. Bootleg USA is a great collection of live performances by the acknowledged master of the guitar - great [...]

Martin Simpson – Bootleg USA2019-10-29T12:14:04+00:00

The Copper Family Songbook

2020-11-27T11:44:08+00:00

The Copper Family Songbook - A Living Tradition - contains the words and music of 65 songs from the Copper Family repertoire, augmented by Bob's own illustrations, archive photographs and introduction to the background of the songs by Bob Copper. Strictly limited [...]

The Copper Family Songbook2020-11-27T11:44:08+00:00

Bob Copper – A Man Of No Consequence

2019-10-31T12:12:38+00:00

This is Bob Copper's final book, which had been completed and edited at the time of his death in 2004. This volume fills in the many gaps left by his previous works. It provides a charming and detailed account of his life [...]

Bob Copper – A Man Of No Consequence2019-10-31T12:12:38+00:00

4 Highpoint Definitive Collections

2019-11-01T11:58:51+00:00

The Highpoint Definitive collections provide a marvelous budget introduction to the recordings of some of Topic's finest. With a playing time of over one hour each CD is a carefully compiled introduction to a musician's recording career.       The Watersons [...]

4 Highpoint Definitive Collections2019-11-01T11:58:51+00:00

The Broadside From Grimsby – The Moon Shone Bright

2021-02-11T14:30:04+00:00

A popular folk club act from the early 1970s with a particular fondness for their local Lincolnshire repertoire. John Connolly, Tom Smith, Bill Meek, Brian Dawson, Mike Lee (Guitars, accordion, melodeon, banjo, fiddle, dulcimer, mandolin, whistle and voices). 1 Seventeen come Sunday [...]

The Broadside From Grimsby – The Moon Shone Bright2021-02-11T14:30:04+00:00

Various Artists – The Flax in Bloom

2019-11-01T12:09:57+00:00

Traditional songs, airs and dance music in Ulster. A 3CD set drawn from the recordings made by Peter Kennedy and Sean O'Boyle during 1952 and 1953. Selected and presented by Reg Hall. Traditional music-making in Ireland in 1952 was flourishing well enough [...]

Various Artists – The Flax in Bloom2019-11-01T12:09:57+00:00