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A1 Here We Come A-Wassailing
Narrator – John TamsProducer – Colin Rose Vocals – John Tams, Simon NicolWritten-By – Traditional
A2 While Shepherds Watched
Written-By – Traditional
A3 Ashley Reads Charles Dickens
Narrator – Ashley HutchingsText By – Charles Dickens
A4 Rudolph Blues
Composed By – Morter*
A5 Run Rudolph Run
Written-By – Chuck Berry
A6 Phil Reads From Thomas Hardy's "Under The Greenwood Tree"
Narrator – Phil BeerText By – Thomas Hardy
A7 Broom Dance
Recorded By – Mike Warren Written-By – Phil Beer
A8 Cathy Reads "And Death Shall Have No Dominion"
Narrator – Cathy LesurfText By – Dylan Thomas
A9 In The Cross Of Christ
Written-By – Traditional
A10 Tramp On The Street
Written-By – Anonymous
A11 Lamb Of God
Narrator – Cathy LesurfWritten-By – Traditional
B1 Sweet Themmes Run Softly
Written By – PriorWritten-By – Spenser*
B2 Poor Old Horse
Written-By – Ashley Hutchings, Traditional
B3 Howard Reads From Jerome K. Jerome's "Three Men In A Boat"
Narrator – Howard GoorneyText By – Jerome K. Jerome
B4 Simon (As A Swan) Reciting A Spike Milligan Poem
Narrator – Simon NicolText By – Spike Milligan
B5 Swan-Upping Song
Narrator – Carolyn Moody, Howard GoorneyProducer – John ShawWritten-By – Ashley Hutchings, Traditional
B6 Lemady / Arise And Pick A Posy
Written-By – Traditional
B7 Chris Introduces Foxy Comes To Town
Narrator – Chris BainesText By – Chris Baines
B8 Dominion Of The Sword
Written-By – Phil Beer, Traditional
B9 When The Fighting Is Over
Written-By – Cathy Lesurf, John Shepherd

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Albino Music
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Published By – Tristan Music


  • Artwork – Anthony Lee
  • Bass Guitar – Ashley Hutchings
  • Bodhrán – Cathy Lesurf (tracks: B6 to B7)
  • Clarinet – Pete Bullock (tracks: B1 to B5)
  • Compiled By – Ashley Hutchings, Phil Beer
  • Design – Paula Clarke
  • Drums – Michael Gregory (tracks: A1, B1 to B5), Trevor Foster (tracks: A2 to A11, B6 to B9)
  • Engineer – Phil Beer
  • Fiddle – Phil Beer (tracks: A2 to A11, B6 to B7), Ric Sanders (tracks: A1)
  • Guitar – Doug Morter (tracks: A2 to A11), Graeme Taylor (tracks: A1), Phil Beer (tracks: A2 to A11, B6 to B9), Simon Nicol (tracks: A1, B1 to B5)
  • Keyboards – John Shepherd (tracks: B6 to B9), Pete Bullock (tracks: A1, B1 to B5)
  • Spoons – Chris Baines (tracks: B6 to B7)
  • Vocals – Ashley Hutchings (tracks: A2 to B7), Cathy Lesurf (tracks: A2 to A11, B8 to B9), Doug Morter (tracks: A2 to A11), June Tabor (tracks: B1 to B5), Phil Beer (tracks: A2 to A11, B6 to B9), Simon Nicol (tracks: B1 to B5)
  • Woodwind, Cittern – Phil Pickett* (tracks: B1 to B5)


Subtitled "Concert and Studio Recordings from Some of the Band's Words-and-Music Presentations (1977-1989)"

On the reverse of the cassette inlay card, the listing for track A6 contains a typographical error, the phrase "Under the Greenwood Tree" beginning with a single-hash quote (') and ending with a double-hash quote (").

Track A1 is from the TV Programme "Here We Come A-Wassailing" .

Track A2-A7 from "The Albion Band Christmas Show" (1984-5).

Track A8-A11 from "An Easter Garland" (1984-5)

Track B1-B5 from "Albion River Hymn" as compiled by Mary Miller and Ashley Hutchings .

Track B6 first performed in the play "Lark Rise", an adaptation of Flora Thompson's book "Lark Rise to Candleford."

Track B7 from "The Wild Side of Town" .

Track B8-B9 from the film "Key to the North" .

Tracks A4 and A7 are Cop. Con. by Doug Morter.
Track A5 is (c) Tristan Music.
Track A8 from Sacred Harp Collection, Paine-Denson Edition.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ALB 006 The Albion Band Songs From The Shows ‎(CD, Album) Albino Records ALB 006 UK 1990
RGF CD 006 The Albion Band Songs From The Shows ‎(CD, Album) The Road Goes On Forever RGF CD 006 UK 1990
The Albion Band - Songs From The Shows album mp3
Performer: The Albion Band
Genre: Rock / Folk, Country
Title: Songs From The Shows
Country: UK
Released: 1990
Style: Folk Rock
MP3 version ZIP size: 1587 mb
FLAC version RAR size: 1127 mb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 712
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