Various Artists – The Joy Of Living: A Tribute To Ewan MacColl

October 30, 2015 (Cooking Vinyl) A compelling homage to British folk icon, singer-songwriter Ewan MacColl, whose musical legacy and influence is felt far beyond the world of folk music.  This double CD release coincides with the centenary year of MacColl’s birthday and features stunning new interpretations of the songwriter’s well known standards such as “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face “, “The Shoals Of Herring”, “Dirty Old Town” and title song “The Joy Of Living”, by the likes of notable artists Steve Earl, David Gray, Paul Buchanan, Billy Bragg, Jarvis Cocker and Rufus & Martha Wainwright, Jack Steadman & Jamie MacColl (Bombay Bicycle Club),  among others.  The legacy and spirit of  MacColl, the godfather of the first British folk revival in the early 1950’s, lives on.