The Albion Band, also known as The Albion Country Band, The Albion Dance Band, and The Albion Christmas Band, were a British folk rock band, originally brought together and led by musician Ashley Hutchings. Generally considered one of the most important groupings in the genre, it has contained or been associated with a large proportion of major English folk performers in its long and fluid history.
After their debut Albion partcipated in some festivals and concerts, but they had to part ways both with singer Anna Batko and drummer Grzegorz Olszowski. Even so they begun preparing for a second album, but no label showed much interest in the band. Traces of their existence appeared in 1999 through the Lynx compilation ''Polish Art Rock vo. ''.
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New St George/La Rotta. 2. I'll Go and 'List For a Sailor. 3. Hanged I Shall Be. The Albion Band. 4. High Level Hornpipe/the Gas Almost Works. 6. Old Sir Simon the King. 7. Holm's Fancy/Cuckolds All Awry. 10. Postman's Knock/Black Joke. 11. Merry Sherwood Rangers. 12. Time To Ring Some Changes. 13. Rainbow Over the Hill.
Lark Rise To Candleford. Albion Sunrise: The HTD Recordings 1994-1999.
Songs in album The Albion Band - Under The Rose (1984). 1. Tomorrow And Tomorrow And Tomorrow. 05:38 320 Кб/с 16.
The Albion Band was an English folk rock band. Bass player Ashley Hutchings, who had previously founded and left both Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span, is the driving force behind this group. The members use acoustic and electric instruments to create a folk-rock sound something like Fairport Convention's. They initially called themselves The Albion Country Band, then The Albion Dance Band and finally simply The Albion Band.
Uncle Bernard's/Albion Sunrise/Jenny Lind. It features the many talents of such artists as Ashley Hutchings (the Godfather of English Folk), Simon Nicol, John Tams, Chris Leslie, and many many more. If you are looking for a really great folk album then this is it. Read full description. See details and exclusions. The Albion Band - Road Movies (2007). The Albion Christmas Band - Traditional (2009).
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|1||Press Gang Ashley Hutchings||The Albion Band||4:29|
|2||B4391/I-95||The Albion Band||4:13|
|3||The Road Beneath My Wheels Ashley Hutchings||The Albion Band||3:47|
|4||Dental Excursion||The Albion Band||2:23|
|5||Pieces of Me Kellie While||The Albion Band||4:48|
|6||Home Straight Kellie While||The Albion Band||4:23|
|7||Cookery Is the New Rock 'N' Roll||The Albion Band||3:26|
|8||When My Son Is Grown||The Albion Band||2:30|
|9||Customs:Culture Shock/Etiquette/Nothing to Declare||The Albion Band||4:41|
|10||It Is That Window of Time Ashley Hutchings||The Albion Band||1:07|
|11||She Still Waits||The Albion Band||4:27|
|12||Southern Skies||The Albion Band||3:40|
|13||He Ran Out of Road Ashley Hutchings / Ken Nicol||The Albion Band||5:27|
CreditsThe Albion Band - Primary Artist, Producer
Joe Broughton - Fiddle, Guitar (Acoustic), Keyboards, Mandolin
John Haxby - Design, Photo Manipulation, Photography
Ashley Hutchings - Bass (Electric), Composer, Spoken Word, Vocals
Neil Marshall - Drums, Percussion, Vocals (Background)
Ken Nicol - Composer, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Sequencing, Vocals
Mark Tucker - Engineer
Kellie While - Composer, Guitar (Acoustic), Vocals