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Martin Simpson – Trails & Tribulations

2019-10-22T13:38:43+00:00

World renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Martin Simpson releases his 20th solo album in 40 years ‘Trails & Tribulations’ on September 1st 2017 via Topic Records. The brand-new studio album, his first new solo work since 2013’s widely praised ‘Vagrant Stanzas’, will [...]

Martin Simpson – Trails & Tribulations2019-10-22T13:38:43+00:00

Pentangle – Finale (Record Store Day Exclusive Triple Vinyl)

2019-10-22T13:56:09+00:00

For this years Record Store Day (on the 22nd April) we're releasing, in association with Vinyl 180, a beautiful 180g triple vinyl version of Pentangle's Finale. This Limited Edition pressing of 500 copies for Record Store Day, sees 'Finale' spread across three [...]

Pentangle – Finale (Record Store Day Exclusive Triple Vinyl)2019-10-22T13:56:09+00:00

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band – Big Machine

2019-10-25T10:51:05+00:00

Pioneering English traditional folk powerhouse, Eliza Carthy, first assembled the Wayward Band in 2013 in order to explore and celebrate her long and varied career in folk music. To do this Eliza put together a team of hugely talented musicians from across [...]

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band – Big Machine2019-10-25T10:51:05+00:00

Various Artists – The Streets of Glasgow

2019-10-25T10:54:41+00:00

This record is a partial musical portrait of Glasgow, the city that more than any other in these islands, arouses shame, admiration and very real fear - the Glasgow of the old tradition, half-pastoral, half-urban, and nothing at all to do with [...]

Various Artists – The Streets of Glasgow2019-10-25T10:54:41+00:00

Ray & Archie Fisher et al Bonny Lass Come O’er the Burn

2019-10-25T10:58:04+00:00

The brother and sister team of Ray and Archie Fisher first became known to a wider audience in 1961 when they appeared for a long run in the Scottish Television documentary 'Here and Now', and as regular guests on BBC 'Hootenanny' and [...]

Ray & Archie Fisher et al Bonny Lass Come O’er the Burn2019-10-25T10:58:04+00:00

Paddy Tunney & Arthur Kearney – Ireland Her Own

2019-10-25T11:00:48+00:00

When Chesterton wrote of the Irish "All their wars were merry and all their songs are sad" he was sacrificing accuracy for the sake of a paradox. The wars themselves were ruthless savage campaigns of destruction on the one hand and desperate [...]

Paddy Tunney & Arthur Kearney – Ireland Her Own2019-10-25T11:00:48+00:00

Pentangle – Finale

2019-10-22T14:59:17+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 – Finale2019-10-22T14:59:17+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

Martin Simpson & Friends – Green Onions / Willie Taylor

2019-10-22T14:50:02+00:00

Released for Record Store Day 2016. Master guitarist Martin Simpson joins forces with accordion maestro Andy Cutting and drummer Tom A. Wright (who also plays the slashing guitar stabs) on one side of this 7" vinyl single for a storming version of [...]

Martin Simpson & Friends – Green Onions / Willie Taylor2019-10-22T14:50:02+00:00

“It was great altogether!” The Continuing Tradition of Irish Music in London

2019-11-01T11:19:55+00:00

Another new 3CD set featuring 89 tracks with performances by, among others: Lucy Farr, Billy Clifford, Amby Whyms, Lamond Gillespie, Brian Rooney, Joe Whelan, Reg Hall, Karen Ryan and James Carty. Compiled and researched by Dr. Reg Hall, the acknowledged expert in [...]

“It was great altogether!” The Continuing Tradition of Irish Music in London2019-11-01T11:19:55+00:00

“It was mighty!” The Early Days of Irish Music in London

2019-11-01T11:26:14+00:00

A new 3CD set featuring a total of more than 100 vital performances by, among others: Michael Gorman, Bobby Casey, Martin Byrnes, Julia Clifford, Jimmy Power, Nan Landers, Vincent Griffin, Edmond Murphy and Tommy McCarthy. Compiled and researched by Dr. Reg Hall, [...]

“It was mighty!” The Early Days of Irish Music in London2019-11-01T11:26:14+00:00

The Voice of the People – Irish Music In London

2019-11-07T14:49:05+00:00

Reg Hall's monumental and comprehensive history of Irish music in London A Few Tunes of Good Music is now available for viewing and download, complete with many illustrations, discography and original interview material. On March 18th 2016 Topic Records released two magnificent [...]

The Voice of the People – Irish Music In London2019-11-07T14:49:05+00:00