Creative Futures: Pro Practitioner, Client Project: Women of the World or WOW! Women of Hull Research 5:

Here is the last post on the last two women of Hull:

Norma Waterson:

Norma was born on 15 August 1939 in Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding and was then raised their by her grandmother. She is a Musician who specialises in Folk music and has been apart of several different music groups such as The Watersons, which consisted of her brother and Sister Mike and Lal Waterson, as well as a cousin and later her husband, Martin Carthy. She wrote a eponymously called Norma Waterson which was released by Hannibal Records in 1996 and earned her several awards.

  • 1999, The Very Thought of You, Hannibal Records, Norma Waterson, Richard Thompson, Danny Thompson, Eliza Carthy and Martin Carthy.
  • 2001, Bright Shiny Morning, Topic Records, Norma Waterson.

Tracey Thorn:

Born on September 26 1962 at Brookmans Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire and is a known Singer and Music Writer that studied English at Hull University and graduate in 1984 with first class honours. She played in several music groups such as Stern Bops (1979 – 80) a punk music group, Marine Girls (1980-83) which released tow albums Beach Party (1981) and Lazy Ways (1983), Everything but the Girl (1982-2000) a group that was formed during her time at Hull University with Ben Watt. They released several albums together before separating. Since the 2000’s Tracey has worked mostly a solo artists producing tracks and albums such as A distant Shore (1982) and The Falling (2013).

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