Mary Hopkin

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Born in Wales Mary began her musical career as a folk singer with a local group called the Selby Set and Mary. She released an EP of Welsh language songs for a local label called Cambrian before signing to the Beatles Apple Label, model Twiggy saw her winning a TV talent show and recommended her to Paul McCartney. She was one of the first artists to record on the Beatles record label Her debut single" Those Were the Days" got to number 1 in the UK and number 2 in the US. Selling over 8 million copies.

A little something more about Mary!
In September 2005 she released an album on her own label, "Mary Hopkin Music", called "Live at the Royal Festival Hal!" It was followed in December 2006 by a brand-new Christmas recording, "Snowed Under", released as an mp3 download via
To celebrate her birthday in 2007, she released an album called "Valentine", on her new label uk It includes 12 previously unheard tracks dating from 1972 to 1980, three of which were written by Mary. Then in December 2009 the CD 'Recollections' was released again included songs written by Mary, And now May 2009 yet another new CD is released called 'Now and Then' all these wonderful recordings are available via Mary's own Website at MARY HOPKIN MUSIC

Annotation last modified on 2009-07-14 12:43 UTC.



Year Title RatingReleases
1969 Post Card 3
1971 Earth Song, Ocean Song 5 3
1989 Spirit 1
2007 Valentine 5 1
2008 Recollections 5 1
2009 Now and Then 5 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1995 Those Were the Days 5 2
1996 Y Caneuon Cynnar / The Early Recordings 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2005 Live at the Royal Festival Hall 1972 5 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1968 Que Tempo Tan Feliz 5 1
1968 Those Were the Days 5 2
1969 Goodbye 5 1
1970 Knock Knock Who's There 5 2
1970 Temma Harbour 5 1
1970 Think About Your Children 1
1971 Let My Name Be Sorrow 1
1971 Water Paper and Clay 5 1
1984 Goodbye / Those Were the Days 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2008 Christmas Songs 5 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1972 Those Were The Days 1

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