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 Disaudio.com
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 http://www.maryhopkin.com

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

Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1969Post CardMary Hopkin5
1971Earth Song / Ocean SongMary Hopkin54
1989SpiritMary Hopkin1
2007ValentineMary Hopkin51
2008RecollectionsMary Hopkin51
2009Now and ThenMary Hopkin51
2010You Look FamiliarMary Hopkin & Morgan Visconti1
2014Painting by NumbersMary Hopkin1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1972Those Were the DaysMary Hopkin53
1996Y Caneuon Cynnar / The Early RecordingsMary Hopkin1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2005Live at the Royal Festival Hall 1972Mary Hopkin51

Single

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1968Those Were the DaysMary Hopkin44
1969Goodbye / SparrowMary Hopkin52
1970Knock Knock Who's ThereMary Hopkin52
1970Temma HarbourMary Hopkin51
1970Think About Your ChildrenMary Hopkin1
1971Let My Name Be SorrowMary Hopkin1
1971Water Paper and ClayMary Hopkin51
1984Goodbye / Those Were the DaysMary Hopkin1

EP

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2008Christmas SongsMary Hopkin51

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