Michael Chapman is a house name in the UK's folk underground scene, having collaborated with acts as renowned as Hiss Golden Messenger, with whom he has recently made a split record. 'Live At Folk Cottage' unearths his earliest recordings, taken from a 1967 live show in Cornwall. Chapman was oblivious to the recordings existence, calling the Treehouse 44 release of the record something he "had no idea [he] had made!". These early songs have hints of Chapman's blues influence, but also take on more standard covers, such as a cover of Buddy Holly's "That'll Be The Day". Apparently, Tree House have left the original recordings well alone, except for occasionally re-tuning the guitar, so you don't have to.
- Vinyl Double LP (TH44LP0201)