Her 1959 LP, with the first run out for signature classics like Hares On The Mountain.
Shirley and her sister recorded in concert in the late 1970s; and a handful of demos from the 1960s.
Their last album, from 1978 — with a stunning reading of Richard Thompson’s Never Again, fine trad like Lord Allenwater, Gilderoy, The Moon Shines Bright, and a medley from John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera.
Selected and presented by Shirley Collins.
1950s recordings by Bob Copper and Peter Kennedy — selected and presented by Shirley Collins in ways weighted towards the social lives and values of the performers.