SHIRLEY COLLINS – A Complete (?) Discography

shirl-1958.jpgThis discography attempts to list the original release of all the recordings which feature SHIRLEY COLLINS. All catalogue numbers refer to UK releases unless otherwise noted. Subsequent reissues are only included if they include additional material. Please write if you spot any errors or omissions. Thanks.

1955
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Folksong Today, “Dabbling In The Dew” , lp, HMV DLP 1143

1957
ALAN LOMAX & The RAMBLERS, Alan Lomax & The Ramblers, ep, DECCA DFE 6367

1959
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Sweet England, lp, ARGO RG 150

1960
SHIRLEY COLLINS, False True Lovers, lp, FOLKWAYS(USA) FG 3564
VARIOUS ARTISTS, A Jug Of Punch, “Higher Germanie”, “A Horse Named Bill”, lp, HMV CLP 1327
VARIOUS ARTISTS, A Pinch Of Salt, “My Bonny Bonny Boy” ,”Long Years Ago”, lp, HMV CLP 1362
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Rocket Along : New Ballads On Old Lines “Space Girl”, lp, HMV DLP 1204

1963
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Heroes In Love, ep, TOPIC TOP 95

1964
SHIRLEY COLLINS & DAVY GRAHAM, Folk Roots, New Routes, lp, DECCA LK 4652
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Shirley Sings Irish, ep, COLLECTOR JEI 1508
SHIRLEY COLLINS, The Foggy Dew, ep, SELECTION JEB 3
SHIRLEY COLLINS, English Folk Songs #1, ep, SELECTION JEB 5
SHIRLEY COLLINS, English Folk Songs #2, ep, SELECTION JEB 9

1966
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Folk Scene “Reynardine”, lp, FOLK SCENE FSP 001

1967
SHIRLEY COLLINS, The Sweet Primeroses, lp, TOPIC 12T170

1968
SHIRLEY COLLINS, The Power Of The True Love Knot, lp, POLYDOR 583 025

1969
SHIRLEY & DOLLY COLLINS, Anthems In Eden, lp, HARVEST SHVL 754
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Selby Abbey 900th Anniversary, lp, TEMPLE HOUSE un-numbered

1970
SHIRLEY & DOLLY COLLINS, Love, Death & The Lady, lp, HARVEST SHVL 771

1971
SHIRLEY COLLINS & The ALBION COUNTRY BAND, No Roses, lp, PEGASUS PEG 7

1972
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Morris On, lp, ISLAND HELP 5

1974
SHIRLEY COLLINS, A Favourite Garland, lp, DERAM SML 1117
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Adieu To Old England, lp, TOPIC 12TS238

1975
VARIOUS ARTISTS, 4th Folk Festival auf der Lenzburg, 2lp, CLAVES (Swit) DPF 700/2

1976
ALBION DANCE BAND, Hopping Down In Kent / Merry Sherwood Rangers, s, HARVEST HAR 5113
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Amaranth, lp, HARVEST SHSM 2008
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Son Of Morris On, lp, HARVEST SHSM 2012

1977
ALBION DANCE BAND, The Prospect Before Us, lp, HARVEST SHSP 4059

1978
SHIRLEY & DOLLY COLLINS, For As Many As Will, lp, TOPIC 12TS380

1979
SHIRLEY COLLINS / BERT JANSCH, The Mariner’s Farewell, ep, STREETSONG No. 1
VARIOUS ARTISTS, 70 Golden Nursery Rhymes, lp, TEMPO STMP 9031

1980
KEITH DEWHURST & The ALBION BAND, Lark Rise To Candleford, lp, CHARISMA CDS 1020

1992
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Fountain Of Snow, cd, DURTRO 010
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Ptolemaic Terrascope Magazine “The Blacksmith”, ep, PTOLEMAIC POT 10

1993
ALBION BAND, The Prospect Before Us, cd, HARVEST CDEMS 1476
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Anthems In Eden, cd, HARVEST CDEMS 1477
CURRENT 93, Thunder Perfect Mind (spoken vocal on one track), cd, DURTRO 011

1994
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Love, Death & The Lady, cd, HARVEST CZ 534
SHIRLEY & DOLLY COLLINS, For As Many as Will, cd, FLEDG’LING FLE 1003
ASHLEY HUTCHINGS, The Guv’nor, cd, HTD 023
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Son Of Morris On, cd, HARVEST CZ 535

1995
SHIRLEY COLLINS, The Sweet Primeroses, cd, TOPIC TSCD 476
The ETCHINGHAM STEAM BAND, The Etchingham Steam Band, cd, FLEDG’LING FLED 3002
ASHLEY HUTCHINGS, The Guv’nor #2, cd, HTD 029
ASHLEY HUTCHINGS, The Guv’nor #3, cd, HTD 038
The YOUNG TRADITION, SHIRLEY & DOLLY COLLINS, The Holly Bears The Crown, cd, FLEDG’LING FLED 3006

1996
CURRENT 93, The Starres Are Marching Sadly Home, cd, DURTRO 031,

1998
The ALBION BAND, The BBC Sessions, cd, STRANGE FRUIT,SFRSCD 050
SHIRLEY & DOLLY COLLINS, Harking Back (live 1978/9), cd, DURTRO CD 046

1999
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Sweet England, cd, TOPIC TSCD 815
DAVY GRAHAM & SHIRLEY COLLINS, Folk Routes New Roots, cd, TOPIC TSCD 820

2000
SHIRLEY COLLINS, The Power Of The True Love Knot, cd, FLEDG’LING FLED 3028
VARIOUS ARTIST, Sing Christmas & The Turn Of The Year, cd, ROUNDER ROUCD 1850

2001
SHIRLEY COLLINS, False True Lovers, cd, FLEDG’LING FLED 3029

2002
VARIOUS ARTISTS, The Acoustic Folk Box, 4cd set, TOPIC TSFCD 4001
SHIRLEY COLLINS, Within Sound, 4cd set, FLEDG’LING NEST 5001

2004
ALBION MORRIS, Still Dancing After All These Years, cd, ALBION FOAD 30CD
SHIRLEY COLLINS, The Classic Shirley Collins, cd, HIGHPOINT, HPO 6008
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Folk Festival, 2cd set, GOTTDISCS, GOTTBOX 011

2005
ASHLEY HUTCHINGS, Burning Bright, 5CD box set, FREE REED  FRQCD 50

2006
SHIRLEY & DOLLY COLLINS, Snapshots, cd, FLEDG’LING, FLED 3057
CURRENT 93, Black Ships Ate The Sky, cd, DURTRO JNANA 2112

2007
ALBION DANCE BAND, Dancing Days Are Here Again, cd, TALKING ELEPHANT, TECD 106

2008
SHIRLEY & DOLLY COLLINS, The Harvest Years, 2cd set, HARVEST,  2840424

Compiled & © beesknees / David Suff, January 1996 – updated September 2008
cd = compact disc. cds = compact disc single. ep = extended play vinyl single. lp = vinyl album. s = vinyl single.

Fledg’ling discography number seven in an irregular series. “collect the set”

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