Lodestar - Shirley Collins
Track Listing
  1. Awake Awake/The Split Ash Tree/May Carol/Southover
  2. The Banks of Green Willow
  3. Cruel Lincoln
  4. Washed Ashore
  5. Death and the Lady
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  1. Awake Awake/The Split Ash Tree/May Carol/Southover
  2. The Banks of Green Willow
  3. Cruel Lincoln
  4. Washed Ashore
  5. Death and the Lady
  6. Pretty Polly
  7. Old Johnny Buckle
  8. Sur le Borde de l'Eau
  9. The Rich Irish Lady/Jeff Sturgeon
  10. The Silver Swan
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As both a singer and an archivist, Shirley Collins is a massively important figure in British traditional folk music, but she's also been something of an enigma since she gave up performing and recording in the '80s. To take her at her word, Collins lost confidence in her ability to sing when she froze on-stage during a production at London's National Theatre. While she's made occasional appearances speaking about folk history and was persuaded to appear on some sessions by David Tibet of Current 93, it was generally ...

Lodestar 2016, Domino

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