Martin Stewart Simpson (born 5 May 1953) is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in Britain, Ireland, America and beyond. He builds a purposeful, often upbeat voice on a spare picking style.
True Stories (Martin Simpson album). True Stories is a 2009 album recorded by the English guitarist and banjo player Martin Simpson and released on the Topic Records label. The album features a mixture of traditional and original material. Look Up, Look Down" - 3:22. Sir Patrick Spens" - 3:54. The Wind And The Rain" - 5:21. Will Atkinson" - 3:59. Kielder Schottische" - 2:43.
Martin Simpson is one of the world's premiere acoustic guitarists and a powerful songwriter with a rich, charactered voice. His playing, which in part defined the English steel string acoustic guitar sound, is idiosyncratic, instantly recognisable, and revered among guitar fans. His body of work is very diverse encompassing all types of traditional and acoustic music, and he has toured with everyone from June Tabor to Steve Miller. In 1976 he recorded his first solo album "Golden Vanity". In 1985 Martin married Jessica Ratcliffe, an American singer-songwriter and poet with whom.
Martin Simpson chronology. Kind Letters (2005)Kind Letters2005. True Stories (2009)True Stories2009. Prodigal Son is a 2007 album recorded by the English guitarist Martin Simpson and released on the Topic Records label The accompanying book to the Topic Records 70 year anniversary boxed set Three Score and Ten lists this as one of the classic albums.
I’m absolutely delighted to announce that my new album, ‘Rooted,’ will be released on Topic Records on Aug 30th in 2CD, vinyl and digital formats. Martin Simpson - Thomas Drew.
Album · 1995 · 12 Songs. Martin Simpson: Live Martin Simpson.
Martin Simpson (born 5 May 1953, Scunthorpe, England) is an English guitarist of some renown. In the 1970s he teamed up with legendary singer June Tabor; together they recorded three albums. By the age of 12 Simpson was playing guitar and banjo. In 1970, Simpson dropped out of college to become a full-time professional musician, touring folk clubs.