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Shuffle Off!

The Albion Dance Band: Shuffle Off! (spindrift SPIN 103)

Shuffle Off!
The Albion Dance Band

Spindrift Records (Making Waves) SPIN 103 (LP, UK, 1983)

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Album produced by Ashley Hutchings and Dave Mattacks;
Engineered by Mark Powell at Woodworm Studios, Barford St. Michael, Oxon.;
Mixed by Jerry Boys at Livingston Studios, Wood Green, North London;
Cover art by Stefan Suchomski;
Photographs by Steve Morley;
Cover concept: The Albion, Making Waves Stefan Suchomski;
An Albino Project

Musicians

Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar;
Dave Mattacks, drums, keyboards;
Simon Nicol, electric and acoustic guitars;
Jean-Pierre Rasle, electric and acoustic bagpipes, crumhorn, recorder, harmonica;
Dave Whetstone, melodeon, concertina, electric and acoustic guitars, electric dulcimer, triangle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Froggy's First Jump / Beetle on the Wine (3.10)
  2. Snowdrop Polka (3.12)
  3. Gervaise Brawl (3.00)
  4. Jenny in Her Shift / Tom Jones (3.43)
  5. Hi! Tequila Tango / High Tea Tango (3.00)
  6. The Fretful Porcupine (2.45)
  1. Wiggle, Wriggle / Roll Me Over (3.10)
  2. October 4th (2.12)
  3. Seaside Shuffle (1.22)
  4. The View (3.55)
  5. The Chaplet / Bantering Billy (3.15)
  6. Elderwaters (2.38)
  7. Black Almain / Halek Brawl (3.58)

Tracks 1, 5-8, 13b Dave Whetstone;
Tracks 2, 4, 11-12 trad. arr. Albion Dance Band;
Track 3 Gervaise;
Track 9 Lewis;
Track 10 Dave Mattacks;
Track 13a anon. arr. Albion Dance Band

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Dancing Days Are Here Again

The Albion Dance Band: Dancing Days Are Here Again (Talking Elephant TECD106)

Dancing Days Are Here Again
The Albion Dance Band

Talking Elephant TECD106 (2 CD, UK, February 19, 2007)

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This double CD captures the Albion Dance Band live at the Royal Festival Hall on May 29, 1976 on the first CD and has the 1983 LP Shuffle Off on the second CD.

Musicians

CD 1: Folk Song '76, Royal Festival Hall, May 29, 1976 CD 2: Shuffle Off

Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar;
Shirley Collins, vocals;
Michael Gregory, drums, nakers;
Dave Mattacks, drums;
Simon Nicol, electric guitar;
Philip Pickett, woodwinds;
John Rodd, Anglo concertina;
John Sothcott, vielle, crumhorn, bass recorder;
Eddie Upton, vocals, dancing

Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar;
Dave Mattacks, drums, keyboards;
Simon Nicol, electric and acoustic guitars;
Jean-Pierre Rasle, electric and acoustic bagpipes, crumhorn, recorder, harmonica;
Dave Whetstone, melodeon, concertina, electric and acoustic guitars, electric dulcimer, triangle

Tracks

CD 1: Folk Song '76, Royal Festival Hall, May 29, 1976 CD 2: Shuffle Off

Ouverture

  1. Varsovianna (2.07)
  2. Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506) (2.40)
  3. Merry Sherwood Rangers (3.54)
  4. Picking up Sticks / The Old Mole (3.12)

Show

  1. Trips to Brighthelmstone (2.30)
  2. Fair Maid of Islington (Roud 168) (2.58)
  3. Princess Royal (1.50)
  4. I'll Go and 'List for a Sailor (Roud 1614) (1.43)
  5. Bonny Green Garters (0.37)
  6. Edi Beo Thu Hevene Quene (2.36)
  7. La Sexte Estampie Royale (3.03)
  8. Old Sir Simon the King (Roud 19776) (3.16)
  9. Hopping Down in Kent (Roud 1715) (3.57)
  10. Horse's Brawl (4.09)
  11. Black Mary's Hornpipe (2.03)
  1. Froggy's First Jump / Beetle on the Wine (3.10)
  2. Snowdrop Polka (3.12)
  3. Gervaise Brawl (3.00)
  4. Jenny in Her Shift / Tom Jones (3.43)
  5. Hi! Tequila Tango / High Tea Tango (3.00)
  6. The Fretful Porcupine (2.45)
  7. Wiggle, Wriggle / Roll Me Over (3.10)
  8. October 4th (2.12)
  9. Seaside Shuffle (1.22)
  10. The View (3.55)
  11. The Chaplet / Bantering Billy (3.15)
  12. Elderwaters (2.38)
  13. Black Almain / Halek Brawl (3.58)

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Brian Hinton and Geoff Wall's Ashley Hutchings biography Always Chasing Rainbows for the Royal Festival Hall date. No thanks to Talking Elephant for leaving out any details in their liner notes. They don't even mention that the second CD is a reissue of Shuffle Off.