The good Doctor Martin Carthy and his twice Mercury nominated daughter Eliza Carthy, join forces to perform songs from their first duo album ever, a CD of traditional material entitled THE ELEPHANT, released in May 2014 on Topic Records.
Martin is a legendary ballad singer and guitarist who has influenced a generations of artists, including Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, while Eliza has been twice-nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and a multiple-award winner at the BBC Radio Two Folk awards.
BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015
Nominated ‘Best Album
BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014
Lifetime Achievement Award
[Martin is] Arguably the greatest English folk song performer, writer, collector and editor of them all
Eliza Carthy is one of the figureheads of the English folk revival … compelling