There will be many who have collected June Tabor’s recorded work over the years but for those who are perhaps less familiar with her work, this introduction is a grand way to discover one of the best voices of her era.
An Introduction to June Tabor
Topic Records – Out Now
It is hard to believe but June Tabor has been part of the British folk music scene for a little over 50 years since making her early appearances at the Heart of England Folk Club, in the Fox and Vivian pub in Leamington Spa. So this release is a welcome addition to Topic Records ‘An Introduction To’ series.
Once described by Elvis Costello as “The great voice of English folk music”, this compilation covers her work for the Topic Records label between 1976 and 2011, some 13 albums in all, some solo but others in collaboration with the likes of Martin Simpson and Maddy Prior who, together, found fame as The Silly Sisters. But it is a solo performer upon which this collection concentrates, albeit with some help from her friends [ . . . ]
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