Christmas Album

Caught Riding A Bicycle.....
The Alchemist Of Electric Morris
Fairport Convention
Steeleye Span
No Roses
Battle of the Field
The Compleat Dancing Master
The Etchingham Steam Band
Morris On
The Prospect Before Us
Live At The BBC: 1977/1982
Rattlebone and Ploughjack
Kickin' Up The Sawdust
Rise Up Like The Sun
Lark Rise To Candleford
Light Shining
Shuffle Off !
Under The Rose
A Christmas Present From The Albion Band
Stella Maris
The Wild Side Of Town
Live At The Cambridge Folk Festival
I Got New Shoes
An Hour with Cecil Sharp & Ashley Hutchings
Give Me a Saddle, I'll Trade You a Car
Sway With Me
Before Us Stands Yesterday
Christmas Album
Along The Downs
Street Cries
The BBC Sessions
An Evening With The Albion Band
Human Nature
As I Cycled Out On A May Morning
Visions of The Daughters of Albion
The Albion Band: The Final Round Up
Some Colours Fly
The Knitting Song and About Dawn
Rainbow Chasers Alive and Well
A Brilliant Light
The Albion Christmas Band
Albion Links

 Christmas Album 1999 [click for larger image]

Christmas Album
The Albion Band

HTD Records HTD CD 105 (CD, UK, 1999)

Recorded by Ken Nicol at Tone Deaf Studios,
Preston, England in Autumn 1999
Produced by the Albion Band
String arrangement by Joe Broughton
Mastered by Andy Seward
Band photo by Ron Hill
Cover design by Chris While
Layout by Malcolm (Really Wicked)

Kellie While, vocals, acoustic guitar

Joe Broughton, fiddle , mandolin, acoustic guitar, keyboards

Ashley Hutchings, vocals, electric bass guitar, spoken word

Neil Marshall, drums, percussion, spoken word

Ken Nicol, vocals, acoustic and electric guitar,
mandolin, sequencing

with guests
Caroline Pearsall, violin Jo Hamilton, viola
Joe Giddey, cello; on The Star

Tracks 1, 3, 9, 16 Ashley Hutchings, Ken Nicol (Albino Music / Copyright Control)
Tracks 2, 5 Anon.
Track 4 Joe Broughton, Ashley Hutchings, Kellie While (Copyright Control / Albino Music)
Track 6 Trad. arr. Joe Broughton (Albino Music)
Tracks 7, 15 Joe Broughton (Albino Music)
Track 10 Charles Causley
Tracks 11, 18 Joe Broughton, Ashley Hutchings (Albino Music)
Track 12 Joe Broughton, Ashley Hutchings, Ken Nicol (Albino Music / Copyright Control)
Track 13 Ken Nicol (Copyright Control)
Track 14 Kellie While (Copyright Control)
Track 17 Ashley Hutchings, Ken Nicol, Chris While (Albino Music / Copyright Control / Circuit Music)

  1. Joseph's Tidings (3:57)
  2. Let No Man Come into This Hall (0:35)
  3. Christmas Has Come Round Again (3:24)
  4. Mistletoe, Mistletoe (3:44)
  5. I Am Beguiled (0:34)
    (excerpt from medieval mystery play)
  6. As Joseph Was A-Walking (2:51)
  7. Two Wise Men (3:17)
  8. The Redbreast (2:04)
    (excerpt from The Seasons by James Thomson)
  9. Dad, Is There Really a Santa Claus? (3:21)
  10. Innocent's Song (1:32)
  11. The Star (4:07)
  12. Fat Sam's Band (3:39)
  13. Tune For a Blythesome Turkey (3:44)
  14. Make It This Christmas (4:42)
  15. Three Shepherds (6:22)
  16. Scrooge Blues (2:39)

Extra Millenium Songs

  1. Nothing Can Turn the Tide (4:39)
  2. Two Thousand Years Is a Very Long Time (4:42)

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