Judy Collins and a Global Choir to fund the WHO

It’s one of her most iconic recordings – ‘Amazing Grace‘  – and Judy Collins has been inspired to put her voice – and the voices of thousands of others making up a “virtual choir” – to good purpose.  In the middle of a global pandemic Judy Collins is certain of one thing – supporting global health through the World Health Organisation is of vital importance. That’s both obvious and unarguable. Continue reading “Judy Collins and a Global Choir to fund the WHO”

Judy Collins – Union Chapel, London, 20th January 2020

Before Judy Collins took the stage there was a detailed announcement that this was to be a gig where the use of cameras, phone cameras, Ipad cameras, and all other recording devices were requested to not be used – for the greater enjoyment of the music – not only by the rest of the audience but also those who would otherwise be concentrating on using these various devices rather than focusing on the music. This was not only applauded but, amazingly, pretty much adhered to through two sets. Continue reading “Judy Collins – Union Chapel, London, 20th January 2020”

Judy Collins & Jonas Fjeld “Winter Stories” (Wildflower Records/Cleopatra Records, 2019)

The exemplary Judy Collins has not let the grass grow under her feet – having completed an album and a tour with Stephen Stills, and then her own solo touring schedule, she has still found time to get back into the studio for a winter-themed album in collaboration with Norwegian singer Jonas Fjeld. Anticipation to hear this new release was only increased when it was casually mentioned that the pair had Chatham County Line as their backing band – it’s a natural grouping since Fjeld has previously recorded three of his own albums with the band. It sounds like it could be a dream of an album – and it is. Be warned, if you choose to read on you’ll encounter superlatives. Continue reading “Judy Collins & Jonas Fjeld “Winter Stories” (Wildflower Records/Cleopatra Records, 2019)”

Judy Collins records new album, plans UK tour

The legendary Judy Collins has announced a new album, ‘Winter Stories‘, due November 15th 2019.  And to go with this timely winter-themed album – happily just in time for Winter Holiday Gifting – Judy Collins will be undertaking a suitably shivery tour of the UK in January 2020. Continue reading “Judy Collins records new album, plans UK tour”