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Martin Carthy – Because It’s There


His musical thinking enriched by his experience in folk-rock pioneers Steeleye Span, Martin Carthy approached this 1979 album (produced by Ashley Hutchings) with fresh ideas and collaborators such as trumpeter Howard Evans and John Kirkpatrick on accordion and concertina. Martin Carthy vocals, [...]

Martin Carthy – Because It’s There2019-11-08T10:09:18+00:00

Martin Carthy – Sweet Wivelsfield


First released in 1974 and produced by Ashley Hutchings, Sweet Wivelsfield is a classic Martin Carthy album and served as a benchmark recording for many other artists. The ominously chiming guitar chords of Trimdon Grange and the ingeniously borrowed melody of King [...]

Martin Carthy – Sweet Wivelsfield2019-10-31T09:40:08+00:00

Martin Carthy – Out Of The Cut


An updated Rigs of the Time and Jack Rowland's long story of magic metamorphosis are among the many arresting moments on this 1982 set, for which Martin Carthy is again joined by John Kirkpatrick and Howard Evans. Richard Thompson plays guitar on [...]

Martin Carthy – Out Of The Cut2019-11-08T10:13:35+00:00

Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick – Life and Limb


Carthy and Swarbrick celebrated their 1990 reunion by adding many new songs and tunes to their repertoire as well as taking a fresh look at old favourites like Sovay and Byker Hill. Martin Carthy vocals, guitar Dave Swarbrick fiddle 1  Sovay 2  [...]

Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick – Life and Limb2019-11-08T10:15:49+00:00