26 March 2005

  Near, Holly

Holly Near has been uplifting us with her commitment and powerful performances for many years and with her recent releases such as Edge shows how she is continuing to inspire. Other releases have been made to satisfy her fans eager to get uptodate copies of earlier recordings. Simply Love a double cd and booklet celebrates this as The Women's Music Collection.

And Still We Sing

The "outspoken collection" of Holly's political song over the decades.
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2002    2-cd       £25   Special Order


The love song collection.
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2002          £15  

Lifeline Extended

Long awaited duet with Ronnie Gilbert, live from the the Great American Music Hall.
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2002    2-cd       £16  

Early Warnings

A collection of songs from Holly's previous recordings Watch Out (1984) and Skydances(1989) and including Quiet Early One Morning recorded in honour of Pete Seeger.
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2001          £15  


Released in 2000 and featuring Holly's most current music, all new recordings (8 originals and 5 covers) including: 1000 Grandmothers, When do We Rest, I Ain't Afraid, Love Don't Need a Reason. The title track, Fired Up, sets the tone for a positive album about change, political and personal. "It's about to rock and roll us beyond our wildest dreams". Full lyrics and collage of photographs.
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2000          £16  

Simply Love (The Women´s Music Collection)

Comprehensive collection of Holly's music from all the decades from the 70s to 2000. Including writing and music by Meg Christian, Cris Williamson, Ferron, Alix Dobkin, Linda Tillery and Bernice Johnson Reagon, Ronnie Gilbert and Mary Watkins. Attractive pack with photographs, lyrics and testimonies.
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2000    2-set in special pack with booklet       £24  

With a Song in my Heart

Songs of the 30s and 40s recorded by Holly "to keep them alive , to keep some sweet innocence in out revolution , to share with our parents..." Including songs by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Fats Waller, Rogers and Hart.

Voice and piano (John Bucchino).
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1997          £15  

This Train Still Runs ( with Ronnie Gilbert)

Duos and solos from these two musicians and activists.
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1996          £15  

Musical highlights

From the play Fire in the Rain.
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1993          £10       £14  
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Sky Dances

Favourite collection, Skydances was heard on Holly's last visit to the UK in a beautiful arrangement with the MUSE choir.
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1989          £10  

Singing for our Lives

Classic Holly Songbook with scores of songs from Imagine my Suprise and Fire in the Rain.
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Well laid out and plentiful photographs.
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1982          £12   Special Order

Fire in the Rain

Original cassette recording made in the 80s, now out of print but WRPM has a few copies left.
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1981          £10  

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