Martin Carthy

~ Person

Also performs as: Billericay Fontenot


Martin Carthy MBE (born 21 May 1941) is an English folk singer and guitarist who has remained one of the most influential figures in British traditional music, inspiring contemporaries such as Bob Dylan and Paul Simon and later artists such as Richard Thompson since he emerged as a young musician in the early days of the folk revival.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1965 Martin Carthy Martin Carthy 2
1972 Shearwater Martin Carthy 4 2
1974 Sweet Wivelsfield Martin Carthy 2
1976 Crown of Horn Martin Carthy 2
1979 Because It's There Martin Carthy 2
1982 Out of the Cut Martin Carthy 2
1988 Right of Passage Martin Carthy 2
1996 Landfall Martin Carthy 1
1998 Signs of Life Martin Carthy 4 1
2004 Waiting for Angels Martin Carthy 1
2014 The Moral of the Elephant Martin Carthy & Eliza Carthy 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 The Collection Martin Carthy 1
1994 Rigs of the Time Martin Carthy 1
1999 A Collection Martin Carthy 1
2001 The Carthy Chronicles Martin Carthy 1
2003 The Definitive Collection Martin Carthy 1
2011 Essential Martin Carthy 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Martins4 Martin Carthy, Martin Simpson, Martin Taylor & Juan Martín 1

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