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The Real MacColl
Ewan MacColl
The Real MacColl
Genres: Folk, World Music, Pop
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All Artists: Ewan MacColl
Title: The Real MacColl
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Topic Records
Release Date: 7/9/1996
Genres: Folk, World Music, Pop
Styles: Traditional Folk, British & Celtic Folk, Celtic, Europe, British Isles, Vocal Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 5016272463028, 501627246302

CD Reviews

Before there was Dylan, Bragg or Thompson, there was MacColl
Emmett Miller | Burton, WA | 09/03/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Here is MacColl unfettered by the sapiness of '60s folk music that sent the likes of Bob Dylan running for the dark side. Though you might not know it, MacColl had a huge influence on Dylan, Billy Bragg, not to mention more traditionally oriented artists like Richard Thompson, Mick Hanley, Andy M. Stewart and Dick Gaughin. Timeless stuff here, fetched from most of MacColl's recordings, making it a representative collection of the many themes of MacColl's career. You will find the best renditions of historical songs as well as radical, labor-politics influenced songs. Of the latter, "Dirty Old Town" is probably the best known."