Mr Hutchings wonderful classic remastered. Originally released in 1987 on the Paradise and Thorns label and unavailable for many years, we are pleased to see Ashley's masterpiece made available once more. For many this has been classed as Ashley's finest work. "When I first heard this wonderful piece, I knew I was hearing something that was not just heartfelt and personal, but beautiful, original, and fresh. 26 years on, I have still heard nothing remotely like it" - Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention).
About the Artist
Ashley has long been known as The Godfather of Folk Rock. He formed Fairport Convention, then Steeleye Span, then The Albion Band and has done the entire Morris On catalogue in his spare time. He has also formed such acts as The Rainbow Chasers and The Albion Christmas Band in more modern times. He continues to tour and record to this day. Ashley personally believes By Gloucester Docks to be his masterpiece during his career. And he should know !!!