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Ian & Sylvia Discography

Ian Tyson and Sylvia Fricker started to perform as a duo in Toronto in 1959 or 1960. They moved to New York in 1960. They released a series of albums on the Vanguard label between 1962 and 1967. Two MGM albums followed in 1967 and 1968 together with a final Vanguard album, Nashville, in 1968. Ian & Sylvia formed the group Great Speckled Bird in 1970. This group released one album and participated in the Festival Express tour of Canada. The last two Ian & Sylvia albums were released on the Columbia label in the early 1970's. They last toured together in 1973.

Ian & Sylvia (and related): albums

info Ian & Sylvia, Ian & Sylvia, 1962
info Four Strong Winds, Ian & Sylvia, 1964
info Northern Journey, Ian & Sylvia, 1964
info Early Morning Rain, Ian & Sylvia, 1965
info Play One More, Ian & Sylvia, 1966
info So Much For Dreaming, Ian & Sylvia, 1967
info Lovin' Sound, Ian & Sylvia, 1967
info Nashville, Ian & Sylvia, 1968
info Full Circle, Ian & Sylvia, 1968
info Great Speckled Bird, Great Speckled Bird, 1970
info Ian & Sylvia, Ian & Sylvia, 1971
info You Were On My Mind, Ian & Sylvia & The Great Speckled Bird, 1972

Ian & Sylvia: archive releases

info Live At Newport, Ian & Sylvia, 1996

Ian & Sylvia: compilations and repackaged releases

info The Best Of Ian & Sylvia (Vanguard), Ian & Sylvia, 1968
info Greatest Hits, Ian & Sylvia, 1969?
info Golden Archive Series, Ian & Sylvia, 1970
info Greatest Hits, Vol. 2, Ian & Sylvia, 1971
info The Best Of Ian & Sylvia (Columbia), Ian & Sylvia, 1973
info Long Long Time, Ian & Sylvia, 1994
info Beginning Of The End, Ian & Sylvia, 1996
info Someday Soon, Ian & Sylvia, 1997
info The Best of the Vanguard Years, Ian & Sylvia, 1998
info Movin' On 1967-1968, Ian & Sylvia, 1999
info The Complete Vanguard Studio Recordings, Ian & Sylvia, 2001
info Lovin' Sound / Full Circle, Ian & Sylvia, 2007
info Vanguard Visionaries, Ian & Sylvia, 2007

Ian & Sylvia: singles

no info Four Strong Winds / C.C. Rider, Ian & Sylvia, 1963
no info You Were on My Mind / Some Day Soon, Ian & Sylvia, 1964
no info Pilgrimage To Paradise / Lovin' Sound, Ian & Sylvia, 1967
no info Truckers Cafe / Smiling Wine, Great Speckled Bird, 1970
no info Creators Of Rain / Summer Wages, Ian & Sylvia, 1971
no info Some Kind Of Fool / More Often Than Not, Ian & Sylvia, 1971

Various artists compilations that include Ian & Sylvia tracks

info Newport Folk Festival 1963: The Evening Concerts, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1964
info The Sound Of Folk Music Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1964
info American Folk Singers And Balladeers, Various Artists, 1964
info Greatest Folksingers of the Sixties, Various Artists, 1972?
info Troubadours of the Folk Era, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1992
info Folk Song America, A 20th Century Revival, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 1994
info Folk Music At Newport, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1995
info Roots of Rock: 60's Folk, Various Artists, 1995
info Vanguard Folk Sampler, Various Artists, 1996
info Oh What a Feeling: A Vital Collection of Canadian Music, Various Artists, 1996
info Vanguard Collector's Edition, Various Artists, 1997
info Legendary Folk Singers, Various Artists, 1997
info Generations of Folk, Vol. 1: Festival of Folk, Various Artists, 1998
info Generations of Folk, Vol. 3: Classic Harmonies, Various Artists, 1998
info Folk Duets, Various Artists, 1998
info Folk Hits, Various Artists, 1998
info American Pie, Various Artists, 1998
info Treasury of Folk Music: An All Star Hootenany, Various Artists, 1999
info Treasury of Folk Music: Folk Favorites 1956-1964, Various Artists, 1999
info Treasured Tunes, Vol. 10, Various Artists, 1999
info Time-Life Treasury of Folk, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 199?
info Time-Life Treasury of Folk, Vol. 4: Folk Rock, Various Artists, 199?
info The Best Of Folk Music, Various Artists, 199?
info Great Memory Folk Songs, Various Artists, 19??
info Route 50: Vanguard Records 50th Anniversary Sampler, Various Artists, 2000
info Washington Square Memoirs: The Great Urban Folk Boom, 1950-1970, Various Artists, 2001
info Folk Music, Various Artists, 2001
info Vanguard: Roots of Folk, Various Artists, 2002
info This Land Is Your Land: Songs of Freedom, Various Artists, 2002
info The Vanguard Folk Rock Album, Various Artists, 2005
info Solomon Poss Presents: Vanguard Records Vs. Sugar Hill Records, Various Artists, 2005
info Country & West Coast: The Birth Of Country Rock, Various Artists, 2006
info Festival Express (DVD), Various Artists, 2006
info You Heard It Here First!, Various Artists, 2008
info Make It Your Sound, Make It Your Scene: Vanguard Records & The 1960s Musical Revolution, Various Artists, 2012

Last updated Sept 2009