This magnificently produced multi-disc boxed set presents a complete portrait of Sandy Denny
, the haunting singer, the melodic, mournful songwriter, and the mesmerizing bandleader of Fairport Convention
. Much of the material is previously unheard, but it's all of a piece with Denny
's accomplished work on her solo albums and in her groups. The album makes the case for Denny
as a major folk artist.