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The Carthy Chronicles
A Journey Through The Folk Revival
FRQCD 60

£20.00

Special Offer

CDs: Classic Carthy, Carthy in Company, Carthy Contemporaries, Child Carthy,
Also Included: The Carthy Chronicles Book,

Packed with previously unreleased gems, the first in-depth celebration of Britain's major folk/folk-rock artist Martin Carthy is a luxury long-format Box-set (inc 96-page book, photo-archive, poster, CD-ROM etc). There are four themed and individually-cased CDs showcasing all aspects of his career - as a great soloist; as band-member (with Steeleye Span, Albion Band, Watersons and other key   bands); as contemporary singer; and as champion of British traditional songs. With five hours+ of music, a joyful celebration of the 40-year career of 'The Prince of Folk'.        

  • This is the first in-depth anthology of Martin Carthy's music and career
  • 4 individually-cased and bookletted CDs in luxury long-box format
  • Music selected from over 1,000 tracks, from hundreds of sources
  • The set includes over 5 hours of music, plus 100-page book!
  • The full extent of Martin Carthy's career is covered and the set includes -
    • Songs from all the bands he has worked with ? Thamesiders, Three City Four, Steeleye Span, Albion Band, Watersons, Band of Hope, Blue Murder, Waterson:Carthy
    • Collaborations with a virtual who's who of folk and folk-rock including Richard Thompson, Eliza Carthy, John Kirkpatrick, Ashley Hutchings, Les Barker, June Tabor, Dave Swarbrick (of course), Leon Rosselson, Bert Jansch , and more.
    • Of the set's 83 tracks: 17 are deleted or impossible-to-find ; 25 are previously unreleased recordings, of which 11 songs have never before been available on recordings by Martin
  • Set also includes -
    • Detailed   100 page book with Colin Irwin biography, recollections of friends and colleagues, detailed track notes for every track including Martin's own comments, complete discography, previously unseen photographs many of which come from the Carthy archive
    • CD-ROM offer (with first 5000 copies only), which includes alternative & source recordings, rare video footage, an ultimate Martin Carthy track finder , interview material & extensive photo-gallery.
    • Free Reed's Carthy Web-Site links -including unique duet by Paul Simon & Martin Carthy !!
    • Specially commissioned Pete Frame family tree of Martin's career, available only with this set
    • Specially reprinted edition of Peter Bellamy's classic Martin Carthy poster

The CD set is the fourth in Free Reed 's Revival Masters series

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