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Between 1959 & 1980 Shirley Collins changed the course of folk music in England & America. Thirty years after disappearing, she's back.
718 backers pledged £31,095 to help bring this project to life.

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    Pledge £5 or more About US$ 6

    Your name listed in the film credits as a supporter ** Thank you letter signed by Shirley herself ** Exclusive link to watch online film of Shirley’s secret comeback gig at the Union Chapel ** Ballad of Shirley Collins sticker - great for instrument cases, laptops, fridges

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    TRIBUTE ALBUM ONLY: Download code for Shirley Collins Inspired… an album of songs dedicated to Shirley by an amazing list of artists including Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Johnny Flynn, Sharron Kraus, Kurt Vile and Tom Furse (The Horrors). Specially priced to be around $25 in the US.

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    Download of the film, The Ballad Of Shirley Collins ** Plus everything from the £5 reward

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    Download of the film, The Ballad Of Shirley Collins ** Plus everything from the £5 reward

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    Pledge £30 or more About US$ 38

    BOOK ONLY: By The Lines On His Hand, Shirley's new book; special edition unique to Kickstarter campaign

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    Personally dedicated signed copy of Alan Moore's new book Nemo: The Roses of Berlin***everything from the £5 pledge

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    Personally dedicated signed copy of Alan Moore's new book The Bojeffries Saga***everything from the £5 pledge

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    HEROES IN LOVE: New rerelease of 7” facsimile edition of Heroes in Love, never released since its original 1960s pressing ** Pre order of the feature film DVD ** DVD of Shirley’s secret comeback gig ** Download code for Shirley Collins Inspired… an album of songs dedicated to Shirley by an amazing list of artists ** Exclusive Ballad of Shirley Collins teatowel designed by folk artist David Owen **
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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 63

    THE FOGGY DEW: New rerelease of 7” facsimile edition of The Foggy Dew, never released since its original 1960s pressing ** Pre order of the feature film DVD ** DVD of Shirley’s secret comeback gig ** Download code for Shirley Collins Inspired… an album of songs dedicated to Shirley by an amazing list of artists ** Exclusive Ballad of Shirley Collins teatowel designed by folk artist David Owen ** Plus everything from the £5 pledge

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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 63

    WAY OF THE MORRIS SPECIAL: Signed Way of the Morris DVD ** Signed Way of the Morris poster ** Exclusive download of Rob & Tim’s new film about the mysterious Norfolk tradition of Dwyle Flonking ** DVD of Shirley’s secret comeback gig ** Download code for Shirley Collins Inspired… an album of songs dedicated to Shirley by an amazing list of artists ** Exclusive Ballad of Shirley Collins teatowel designed by folk artist David Owen ** Plus everything from the £5 pledge

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    Pledge £200 or more About US$ 251

    By The Lines On His Hand, Shirley's new book; special edition unique to Kickstarter campaign ** 16mm film print enlargement from Union Chapel gig shoot signed by the film-maker ** Two tickets to the film premiere (date and location tbc) ** Official Peter Frame Shirley Collins Musical Family Tree prints signed by Shirley ** Plus everything from Way of the Morris special £50 pledge

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    Pledge £500 or more About US$ 627

    Two unique test pressings - one each for the rereleases of Heroes In Love and The Foggy Dew ** Plus everything from the £200 pledge

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    Pledge £1,000 or more About US$ 1,255

    GROUP PICK: Private screening attended by the directors of The Ballad Of Shirley Collins at your club, pub, school etc followed by Q&A (please note - outside the UK the directors’ live Q&A will be by Skype) ** A unique treasure from Shirley’s own archive - posters and musical memorabilia, absolute one-off! ** Your name/organisation listed in the film credits as Associate Producer ** Plus everything from the £200 reward

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    BONFIRE SPECIAL: Film cameo for one person ** A unique treasure from Shirley’s own archive - posters and musical memorabilia, absolute one-off! ** You and a guest join Shirley for her Lewes bonfire celebrations and her famous hot pot ** Your name listed in the film credits as Associate Producer ** Plus everything from the £200 reward

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    ADDERBURY SPECIAL: Film cameo for one person ** A unique treasure from Shirley’s own archive - posters and musical memorabilia, absolute one-off! ** A personal tour of Adderbury village for you and a friend with Tim Plester, ending in the pub with Rob Curry and Tim (you’ll need to arrange your own travel to get there and back) ** Your name listed in the film credits as Associate Producer ** Plus everything from the £200 reward

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    GREEN MAN PICNIC SPECIAL: You and a guest join Shirley and directors Tim Plester & Rob Curry for a picnic at Green Man Festival on Friday 15th August! ** 2 full weekend tickets for the festival (Thurs-Mon) including camping (bring your own tent!) ** Your name listed in the film credits as Associate Producer ** A unique treasure from Shirley’s own archive - posters and musical memorabilia, absolute one-off! ** Plus everything from the £200 reward

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    Pledge £2,500 or more About US$ 3,137

    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Your name listed in the film credits as Executive Producer ** You and a friend join the team to celebrate at the post-premiere party ** Film cameo for one person ** A unique treasure from Shirley’s own archive - posters and musical memorabilia, absolute one-off! ** Plus everything from the £200 reward

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