BLACK FRIDAY 2019 > Ian & Sylvia Tyson - The Lost Tapes

Ian & Sylvia Tyson

The Lost Tapes

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Event: BLACK FRIDAY 2019
Release Date: 11/29/2019
Format: 2 x LP
Label: Stony Plain Records
Quantity: 500
Release type: 'RSD First' Release

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Regarded as pioneers of the folk & Americana genre, Ian & Sylvia first came to prominence in the early ‘60s Greenwich Village and Yorkville folk scenes, performing alongside Bob Dylan (they were also managed by Albert Grossman), Joni Mitchell, and Gordon Lightfoot (who they made famous by being the first to record “Early Morning Rain”) and headlining at the now-famous 1963 Newport Folk Festival. Ian's composition "Four Strong Winds" is now considered a standard and a CBC poll in 2005 named it the "most essential" piece of Canadian music. Ian & Sylvia were one of the first artists to explore an electric Country Rock sound, recording with both New York and Nashville musicians.
In early 2019 Sylvia discovered a box of old 1/4" analog tapes in her attic that were professionally recorded in the early 1970s in front of a live studio audience. More than twenty previously unreleased recordings included many of Ian & Sylvia's classics, but also enough recordings that had never been included on any Ian & Sylvia album to make up a full album, presented here as a double vinyl release for RSD Black Friday.

LP1:
1 “Keep On The Sunny Side” 2 “Darcy Farrow” 3 “Will The Circle Be Unbroken” 4 “When First Unto This Country” 5 “Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies” 6 “Four Rode By” 7 “Nancy Whiskey” 8 “Four Strong Winds” 9 “Little Beggarman” 10 “The French Song” 11 “Summer Wages” 12 “Crazy Arms” 13 “I'll Fly Away”

LP2:
1 “After The Fire Is Gone” 2 “Heartaches By The Number” 3 “Sweet Dreams” 4 “Come On In My Kitchen” 5 “Jimmie's Texas Blues” 6 “How Long” 7 “The Last Thing On My Mind” 8 “That's The Way Love Goes” 9 “Crying Time” 10 “Starting All Over Again” 11 “Together Again” 12 “Silver Threads and Golden Needles” 13 “The Goodnight Loving Trail”