News

Sandy is to be inducted to The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Hall of Fame in April!
16th March 2016
Radio 2 Folk Awards

The Hall of Fame exists to recognise the special contribution of an individual to the world of folk music – someone whose impact and influence has had a lasting impression. Read full article

I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn
10th March 2016
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Drawing together stripped down arrangements of demos, live, radio and TV recordings, “I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn” is the best album that the late Sandy Denny never made! Read full article

Fotheringay Box Set Announcement
22nd January 2015
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The re-evaluation of Sandy Denny’s work continues with the release of Nothing More – The Collected Fotheringay on 30/3. Read full article

Rock On to be re-issued August 19th
16th August 2013
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Rock On to be re-issued August 19th. Read full article

WIN Sandy Denny prizes on We Are Folk
21st March 2013
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We Are Folk are running an amazing Sandy Denny competition at the moment so check it out for the chance to win! Read full article

Sandy reissued vinyl
21st February 2013
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The seminal Sandy album is being reissued on vinyl! Read full article

Fairport by Fairport book out now
20th December 2012

Fairport by Fairport – by Nigel Schofield (limited edition) Drawn entirely from interviews since 1970 and including comments from both Sandy Denny & Trevor Lucas. Read full article

Jackson C Frank programme BBC Radio 4
21st November 2012
Jackson C Frank programme BBC Radio 4

Jackson C Frank, 60s folk icon and early boyfriend of Sandy’s is the subject of a BBC Radio 4 programme. Read full article

Extra songs from Barbican Concert on BBC Pages
11th November 2012
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View 4 songs not included in broadcast. Read full article

Songs of Sandy Denny at The Barbican BBC4 Friday November 9th at 22:05
26th October 2012
Songs of Sandy Denny at The Barbican BB4 Friday November 9th at 22:05

This 90 minute tribute concert to the singer-songwriter spans her career with Fairport Convention, Fotheringay and as a solo artist. Read full article

The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny broadcast announced soon
18th September 2012
The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny broadcast announced soon

Were you lucky enough to attend The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny UK Tour earlier this year? Well if you didn’t or if you just want to relive it, we’re pleased to announce… Read full article

The Notes and The Words : A Collection of Demos and Rarities
6th August 2012
The Notes and The Words : A Collection of Demos and Rarities

Due to the phenomenal and totally unprecedented demand for Island’s complete Sandy Denny Box Set, released in November 2010, Universal Music is issuing a limited edition 4 CD version. Read full article

Congratulations to our competition winner
21st May 2012
Congratulations to our competition winner

Congratulations to our winner Ian Rogers – who has won a pair of tickets to see ‘The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny’ at the Barbican on Wednesday. Read full article

Win tickets to The Lady a Homage to Sandy Denny
15th May 2012
Win tickets to The Lady a Homage to Sandy Denny

We a competition running to give away a pair of tickets to the London show on The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny tour. The Barbican concert is now completely sold out… Read full article

‘London’ single sees Sandy playlisted at Radio 2 for the first time
4th April 2012
'London' single sees Sandy playlisted at Radio 2 for the first time

Sandy has been playlisted at Radio 2 for the very first time in her solo career, over 30 years after her death. Thea Gilmore’s version of ‘London’ will be on every Radio 2 show this week! Read full article

Tracklistings to the New Deluxe Editions revealed
25th March 2012
Tracklistings to the New Deluxe Editions revealed

We can now reveal the tracklistings to the forthcoming Deluxe Editions of Sandy’s last three solo albums. For the complete tracklistings to each release, click on the links below… Read full article

New deluxe Editions of Sandy’s classic Island recordings
15th March 2012
New deluxe Editions of Sandy's classic Island recordings

On May 21st 2012, Universal is set to release the last three solo albums which Sandy Denny recorded for Island Records during her lifetime. The release coincides with a special tribute tour – “The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny” – which commences on May 19th. Read full article

The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny UK Tour May 2012
7th February 2012
The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny UK Tour May 2012

The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny, a special tour commemorating Sandy’s songwriting legacy is announced today. In the years since her death, Sandy has emerged as one of the UK ‘s greatest singer-songwriters. Read full article

19 Rupert Street out now on vinyl
7th February 2012
19 Rupert Street out now on vinyl

19 Rupert Street has been released on a high quality vinyl edition by Music On Vinyl, and can now be bought in our store Read full article

Thea Gilmore live in concert on 4th Feb 2012 at Cecil Sharp House, London
30th January 2012
Thea Gilmore live in concert on 4th Feb 2012 at Cecil Sharp House, London

Don’t miss out on the chance to hear Thea Gilmore sing tracks from Don’t Stop Singing live in London this Saturday. Read full article

Philip Wards’s book ‘Sandy Denny: Reflections on Her Music’ out now
17th December 2011
Philip Wards's book 'Sandy Denny: Reflections on Her Music' out now

Philip Ward’s compendium of writings on Sandy Entitled Sandy Denny: Reflections on Her Music, is out now and available from Amazon UK or direct from the publisher. Read full article

‘Don’t Stop Singing’ out now
7th November 2011
‘Don’t Stop Singing’ out now

Don’t Stop Singing the cross generational collaboration between Thea Gilmore and Sandy Denny is released today. Read full article

Catch up on the latest promo for ‘Don’t Stop Singing’
21st October 2011
Catch up on the latest promo for 'Don't Stop Singing'

The forthcoming release Don’t Stop Singing, a collaboration across the generations between Thea Gilmore and Sandy Denny is getting some really good attention in the press, with pieces in The Telegraph, Clash, The Independent and on the BBC. Read full article

New book on Sandy by Philip Ward out this year
14th September 2011
New book on Sandy by Philip Ward out this year

Philip Ward is publishing a compendium of his writings on Sandy which have appeared in magazines, album notes and online over the years, together with new material and a host of photos, some of them previously unpublished. Read full article

Don’t Stop Singing’, a collaboration across the generations between Thea Gilmore and Sandy Denny.
16th August 2011
Don't Stop Singing', a collaboration across the generations between Thea Gilmore and Sandy Denny.

Island Records are excited to announce that November 7th heralds the release of an important new album. Thea Gilmore and Sandy Denny release Don’t Stop Singing, a collaboration across the generations between Thea and Sandy. Read full article

A rare early recording to be released of Sandy at 19 Rupert Street
11th August 2011
A rare early recording to be released of Sandy at 19 Rupert Street

A rare early recording of Sandy performing with Alex Campbell at his house at 19 Rupert Street in 1967 is to be released by Witchwood Media on 19th September 2011. Read full article

Sandy Denny merchandise store is now open
26th July 2011
Sandy Denny merchandise store is now open

The Official Sandy Denny merchandise store is now open. Read full article

Free Desktop Wallpaper of The North Star Grassman and The Ravens artwork
5th July 2011

To celebrate the release of The North Star Grassman and The Ravens Deluxe Edition and its absolutely gorgeous artwork, we’ve created a wallpaper for you to download to make your computer screen look wonderful. To get your hands on it, … Read full article

Fotheringay Essen 1970 CD & LP released
20th June 2011
Fotheringay Essen 1970 CD & LP released

Today sees the release of a special live performance by Fotheringay that was recorded at Grugahalle in Essen, Germany, on 23rd October 1970. Fotheringay performed as part of a large indoor festival that included many notable bands such as Supertramp, T. Rex, and Kraftwerk to name a few. Read full article

Richard and Linda Thompson’s Official Facebook Page
9th June 2011

An official Richard and Linda Thompson Facebook page has been set up. Check it out, like it (if you do of course), comment and upload any photos and memorabilia you have. Read full article

Richard Thompson BBC boxset soon to be released
27th May 2011
Richard Thompson BBC boxset soon to be released

If you liked the Fairport Convention and Sandy’s BBC box sets you’ll be pleased to hear Richard Thompson’s BBC recordings are now set for release! Read full article

Authorised Sandy Biography to be published by Faber & Faber in 2013/14
18th May 2011

Finally, a, complete, considered and authorised biography of Sandy is underway. Late last year her estate approached long time music journalist and PR man, Mick Houghton with the idea: publishers, Faber & Faber commissioned the project and now it’s underway – due for publication late 2013/early 2014. Read full article

The North Star Grassman Deluxe Edition tracklisting announced
18th May 2011
The North Star Grassman Deluxe Edition tracklisting announced

The track listing for the Deluxe Edition of North Star Grassman and the Ravens has been announced. Full details are… Read full article

The North Star Grassman and the Ravens – Deluxe Edition
28th April 2011
The North Star Grassman and the Ravens - Deluxe Edition

Great news! Island are finally making Sandy’s solo albums available as Deluxe Editions. The first one; The North Star Grassman and the Ravens, will be available in shops from 13th June. Read full article

Island sells out of Record Store Day 7″
14th April 2011

Island sold out of the limited edition Record Store day 7” in a day. 1000 copies are now sat across all the local independent record shops in the UK and will go on sale this Saturday! In order not to miss out, find your local participating store here: www.recordstoreday.co.uk Read full article

Record Store Day limited edition 7″
4th March 2011
Record Store Day limited edition 7"

Thanks to the fans who voted in our Record Store Day limited edition 7″ poll. You’ve decided that ‘I’m A Dreamer (second demo)’ and ‘Who Knows Where the Time Goes (first demo)’ will be on the 7” single available at your local independent Record Store on 16th April 2011. Read full article

Boxset Sells Out – Still Available as a Download
7th February 2011
Boxset Sells Out - Still Available as a Download

The limited edition, 19cd Sandy Denny boxset has been a great success and is now sold out. However, fans that missed out on a copy can still download the complete set at UK iTunes purchasing either individual tracks or the complete set. Read full article

Sandy Special Edition Mug
4th February 2011
Sandy Special Edition Mug

To mark the release of the Sandy Denny Boxset RockPots are bringing out a special edition mug styled around the artwork featured on the boxset cover, drawn by Phil Smee. Read full article

Boxset Track 18 on Disc 19, ‘Full Moon’
6th December 2010

Track 18 on disc 19, Full Moon has 2 drop outs. These were on the original source master so there was nothing that could be done to fix them. The track was left on as it is a rare home demo that, on the whole is a much better version. Unfortunately the problem with the track was not explained in the accompanying book. It is not a production error. Read full article

Boxset Reviews
29th November 2010
Boxset Reviews

The boxset has been released to unanimously good reviews; check out what Uncut, Word, Shindig and Record Collector had to say about it here: Read full article

The Boxset – See What’s Inside
9th November 2010
The Boxset - See What's Inside

The Official Sandy Denny YouTube Channel has been launched and the first clip is a fantastic video showing everything that will be in the new mammoth box set out later this month. Read full article

Sandy Denny & the Strawbs All Our Own Work CD Release
2nd May 2010
Sandy Denny & the Strawbs All Our Own Work CD Release

Great news…. After coming in at #8 in Uncut magazines 50 Greatest Lost Albums poll, Sandy Denny and the Strawbs’ All Our Own Work receives its debut CD release. Read full article