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The Albion Band: Songs from the Shows

The Albion Band: Songs from the Shows (RGF CD006)

Songs from the Shows
The Albion Band

Albino ALB003 (cassette, UK, May 1990)
Road Goes On Forever RGF CD006 (CD, UK, 1992)

The Albion Band: Songs from the Shows (RGF CD006)
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Musicians

Track 1 from the TV programme Here We Come A-Wassailing (1977):
John Tams, singing and narration; Simon Nicol, vocals and guitar; Graeme Taylor, guitar; Ric Sanders, fiddle; Pete Bullock, keyboards; Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar; Michael Gregory, drums.

Tracks 2-7 from The Albion Band Christmas Show (1984-5):
Cathy Lesurf, vocals; Phil Beer, vocals, spoken word, fiddle and guitar; Doug Morter, vocals and guitar; Ashley Hutchings, vocals, spoken word and bass guitar; Trevor Foster, drums.

Tracks 8-11 from An Easter Garland (1984-5):
Cathy Lesurf, vocals and spoken word; Phil Beer, vocals, fiddle and guitar; Doug Morter, vocals and guitar; Ashley Hutchings, vocals and bass guitar; Trevor Foster, drums.

Tracks 12-16 from Albion River Hymn (1981):
June Tabor, vocals; Carolyn Moody, spoken word; Howard Goorney, spoken word; Philip Pickett, woodwinds and cittern; Pete Bullock, keyboards and clarinet; Simon Nicol, vocals and guitar; Ashley Hutchings, vocals and bass guitar; Michael Gregory, drums.

Tracks 17-18 from The Wild Side of Town (1988):
Chris Baines, vocals and spoons; Cathy Lesurf, vocals and bodhrán; Phil Beer, vocals, guitar and fiddle; John Shepherd, keyboards; Ashley Hutchings, vocals and bass guitar; Trevor Foster, drums.

Tracks 19-20 from the film Key to the North (1989):
Cathy Lesurf, vocals; Phil Beer, vocals and guitar; John Shepherd, keyboards; Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar; Trevor Foster, drums.

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Here We Come A-Wassailing (Roud 209) (2.09)
  2. While Shepherds Watched (Roud 936) (2.10)
  3. Ashley reads Charles Dickens (1.51)
  4. Rudolph Blues (1.03)
  5. Run Rudolph Run (3.53)
  6. Phil reads from Thomas Hardy's Under the Greenwood Tree (0.44)
  7. The Albion Band [1984-5], Broom Dance (1.14)
  8. Cathy reads And Death Shall Have No Dominion by Dylan Thomas (1.13)
  9. In the Cross of Christ (2.43)
  10. Tramp on the Street (6.11)
  11. Lamb of God (4.11)
  1. Sweet Themmes Run Softly (0.14)
  2. Poor Old Horse (Roud 3724) (2.03)
  3. Howard reads from Jerome K. Jerome's Three Men in a Boat (2.39)
  4. Simon (as a swan) reciting a poem by Spike Milligan (0.30)
  5. Swan-Upping Song (2.46)
  6. Lemady / Arise and Pick a Posy (Roud 193) (3.36)
  7. Foxy Comes to Town (2.24)
  8. Dominion of the Sword (3.01)
  9. When the Fighting Is Over (4.23)

Tracks 1, 2, 11, 17 trad.;
Track 4 Morter;
Track 5 Chuck Berry;
Track 7 Phil Beer;
Track 9 trad. Sacred Harp collection Paine-Denson edition;
Track 10 Anon.;
Track 12 Spenser / Prior;
Tracks 13, 16 trad. / Ashley Hutchings;
Track 18 Chris Baines;
Track 19 Anon. / Phil Beer;
Track 20 Cathy Lesurf / John Shepherd

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The Albion Band: Songs from the Shows Volume 2

The Albion Band: Songs from the Shows Volume 2 (ALB005)

Songs from the Shows Volume 2
The Albion Band

Albino ALB005 (cassette, UK, August 1991)
Road Goes On Forever RGF CD007 (CD, UK, August 1992)

The Albion Band: Songs from the Shows Volume 2 (RGF CD007)
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Musicians

Tracks 1, 6, 11, 21 from the TV programme The Wild Side of Town (1987):
Martin Bell, fiddle and keyboards; Philip Pickett, recorder and curtal; Phil Beer, acoustic guitar and marimba; Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar; Trevor Foster, drums and percussion.

Tracks 2-4 from highlights from The Albion Band Christmas Show (1986) prepared for North German Radio NDR (including intros in German!):
Cathy Lesurf, vocals; Phil Beer, acoustic and electric guitars and vocals; Martin Bell, fiddle and keyboards; Ashley hutchings, bass guitar; Trevor Foster, drums.

Track 5 from the film Key to the North (1989):
Phil Beer, vocals, guitar and fiddle; John Shepherd, keyboards; Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar; Trevor Foster, drums.

Tracks 7-10 from Albion River Hymn (1981):
June Tabor, vocals; Christopher Baines, spoken word (track 8); Carolyn Moody and Howard Goorney, spoken word (track 10); Philip Pickett, cittern and curtal; Simon Nicol, guitar; Pete Bullock, accordion and keyboards; Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar; Michael Gregory, drums.

Tracks 12-13, 22 from the TV programme Here We Come A-Wassailing (1977):
John Tams, narration; Ric Sanders, fiddle; Graeme Taylor, guitar; Pete Bullock, keyboards; Terry Potter, mouth-organ (on 13); Simon Nicol, guitar; Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar; Michael Gregory, drums; Philip Pickett, bagpipe (on 22).

Tracks 14-18 from An Easter Garland (1984-85):
Cathy Lesurf, vocals; Doug Morter, vocals, spoken word and guitar; Phil Beer, vocals and guitar; Ashley Hutchings, vocals and bass guitar; Trevor Foster, drums.

Track 19 from The Wild Side of Town (live recording 1988):
Chris Baines, spoken word; Cathy Lesurf, vocals; Phil Beer, acoustic guitar; John Shepherd, keyboards; Trevor Foster, drums; Ashley Hutchings, tambourine.

Track 20 from An Easter Garland (1984):
Cathy Lesurf, vocals; Phil Beer, vocals and mandolin; Doug Morter, vocals and guitar; Ashley Hutchings, vocals and bass guitar; Trevor Foster, drums.

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Rumour Hill (1.48)
  2. Bells of Paradise (4.00)
  3. Christmas is Come (introduced by Cathy Lesurf in German) (2.03)
  4. Snow Falls (2.53)
  5. Key to the North (2.37)
  6. Life on the River (2.27)
  7. The Sheep-Shearing Song (2.05)
  8. The Building of Our Bridge (1.25)
  9. Twickenham Ferry (2.37)
  10. Letters (1.53)
  11. Horse Music (1.42)
  12. Burning the Clavie (2.31)
  1. Speed the Plough / We Plough Through the Fields and Scatter (1.20)
  2. All in the Morning (0.35)
  3. Judas (1.46)
  4. Jesus and Shall It Ever Be (2.55)
  5. Poor Old Man (Roud 3724) (3.08)
  6. The Wastelands of England (2.03)
  7. Big Yellow Taxi (introduced by Chris Baines)/ New Jerusalem (4.40)
  8. Wayfaring Stranger (Roud 3339) (4.01)
  9. Dragonfly (2.29)
  10. Haxey Hood Game (incl. John Barleycorn / Estampie) (5.19)

Tracks 1, 6, 21 Martin Bell;
Tracks 2, 8, 9, 22 Anon. arr. Albion Band;
Track 3 John Clare;
Track 4 John Tams;
Track 5 Ashley Hutchings / John Shepherd;
Track 7 Ashley Hutchings;
Track 11 Cathy Lesurf;
Tracks 12-14, 20 trad. arr. Albion Band;
Track 15 from The Passion by Tony Harrison;
Track 16 trad. arr. Cathy Lesurf;
Track 17 John Tams / trad.;
Track 18 Phil Beer;
Track 19a Joni Mitchell;
Track 19b trad. Sacred Harp collection Paine-Denson edition