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A Christmas Present from The Albion Band

The Albion Band: A Christmas Present from The Albion Band (Making Waves SPINCD131)

A Christmas Present from The Albion Band
The Albion Band

Fun Records FUN003 (LP, UK, December 1985)
Tracer / Celtic CD 003 (CD, UK, 1986)
Making Waves SPINCD131 (CD, UK, January 2002)

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Musicians

Cathy Lesurf, lead vocals, spoken word;
Ashley Hutchings, bass, vocals, spoken word;
Phil Beer, fiddle, mandolin, electric and acoustic guitar, vocals, spoken word;
Doug Morter, guitar, vocals, spoken word;
Trevor Foster, drums, percussion;
with;
Max Clifford, keyboards;
John O'Connor, additional vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. In the Bleak Midwinter (3.27)
  2. Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (Roud 21931) (2.26)
  3. Extract from Philip Stubbes' Anatomie of Abuses, 1583 (1.39)
  4. The Official Branle (Ding Dong Merrily on High) (1.52)
  5. Worcester (2.47)
  6. Christmas Must Be Tonight (5.11)
  7. Bells of Paradise / I Sing of a Maid
  8. Extract from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (1.43)
  9. Welch Rabbit (1.42)
  1. Shepherds Arise (Roud 1207) (3.49)
  2. Personent Hodie (2.11)
  3. Extract from Thomas Hardy's Under The Greenwood Tree (1.12)
  4. On Christmas Night All Christians Sing (Roud 597) (2.12)
  5. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Roud 936) (3.25)
  6. Keep the Home Fires Burning / Extracts from Parnell's History of the First World War / Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (4.26)
  7. Somerset Wassail (Roud 209) (3.12)

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Another Christmas Present from The Albion Band

The Albion Band: Another Christmas Present from The Albion Band (TECD169)

Another Christmas Present from The Albion Band
The Albion Band live in Concert

Talking Elephant TECD169 (CD, UK, October 25, 2010)

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Recorded on the Christmas Tour 1986

Musicians

Cathy Lesurf, lead vocals, spoken word;
Ashley Hutchings, bass, vocals, spoken word;
Phil Beer, fiddle, electric and acoustic guitar, vocals, spoken word;
Martin Bell, keyboards, violin;
Trevor Foster, drums

Tracks

  1. The Official Branle (Ding Dong Merrily on High) (1.53)
  2. History of Christmas (1.18)
  3. Personent Hodie (2.25)
  4. The Wild Heads of the Parish (1.02)
  5. Jockey to the Fair (1.28)
  6. Histriomastix (1.43)
  7. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Roud 936) (2.15)
  8. Monologue 19: Old Sam's Christmas Pudding (4.03)
  9. Lumps of Plum Pudding (1.28)
  10. Snow Falls (3.03)
  11. Welch Rabbit (1.49)
  12. First World War Medley (1.32)
  13. Let the Great Big World Keep Turning (4.27)
  14. History of the First World War (0.44)
  15. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (2.19)
  16. Run, Rudolph, Run (3.55)
  17. Extract from Thomas Hardy's Under the Greenwood Tree (0.53)
  18. Falling Star (1.10)
  19. Extract from Thomas Hardy's Under the Greenwood Tree—Part Two (1.43)
  20. Worcester (1.34)
  21. Somerset Wassail (Roud 209) (3.54)
  22. Rockin' Robin (2.57)

All tracks trad. arr. The Albion Band except
Track 8 Marriott Edgar (1939);
Track 10 John Tams;
Track 16 Chuck Berry;
Track 18 Martin Bell;
Track 22 Jimmie Thomas