Landmark, deluxe compilation to mark the 80th anniversary of Topic Records, the oldest independent record label in the world. 20 exclusive tracks by the cream of British folk music revisiting songs from Topic’s vast back catalogue. Both gatefold double vinyl and double CD feature deluxe, silver foil blocked, debossed artwork.
Includes newly recorded, never-before-released tracks by Martin Simpson, Richard Thompson, Lankum, Peggy Seeger, John Smith, Sam Lee, Martin Carthy, Olivia Chaney, Lisa O’Neill, Oysterband, Nancy Kerr, Chris Wood, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, Lisa Knapp, Kitty Macfarlane, Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Emily Portman & Rob Harbron, Rachael McShane & The Cartographers, Eliza Carthy & Olivia Chaney and The Oldham Tinkers.
CD/LP 1: Beaulampkin - Martin Simpson / Jack Frost - Peggy Seeger / She Moves Through The Fair - John Smith / The Banks Of Sweet Primeroses -Josienne Clark & Ben Walker / Seven Gypsies - Oysterband / Searching For Lambs - Nancy Kerr / The Deserter - Sam Lee / Go Your Way - Kitty Macfarlane/ As I Roved Out - Lisa O’Neill / Fable Of The Wings - Chris Wood
CD/LP 2: Dirty Old Town - The Oldham Tinkers / Workers’ Song - Rachael McShane & The Cartographers / The Light Bob’s Lassie - Richard Thompson /Polly Vaughan - Olivia Chaney / Napoleon’s Dream - Martin Carthy / I Wish MyLove Was A Cherry - Lisa Knapp / Shawnee Town - Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys / Bay Of Biscay - Emily Portman & Rob Harbron / Nancy Of Yarmouth - Eliza Carthy & Olivia Chaney / The Sea Captain - Lankum