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The Albion Band

The Albion Band
Formed: 1971
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock, World
Group Members: Martin Carthy, Shirley Collins, John Kirkpatrick, Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol, Brian Protheroe, Martin Simpson, Phil Beer, Peter Bullock, ...See All
Biography: Originally used as a name to credit the musicians hired to accompany Shirley Collins in 1971, the Albion Band later became a group in their own right. Bass player Ashley Hutchings, who had previously founded and left both Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span, is the driving force behind this group. ...Read full biography
Songs from the Shows
Released: 1990
Label: Road Goes on Forever
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A pastiche of concert and studio recordings from The Albion's words-and-music presentations from 1977 to 1989, it's a nicely-crafted program, pleasantly strung together. ~ Danny Carnahan, Rovi ...Read full review
Albion Heart
Released: 1995
Label: Transatlantic Records
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More The Albion Band albums: Main Albums (36), Compilations (12)