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This Ole House (Album Version)
This Ole House (Album Version)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Classic Shaky track from the early 80s, 2 Mar 2014
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Originally written by Stuart Hamblen in 1954, this rock'n'roller took Shaky to the top of the pops for 3 weeks in March 1981.

30+ years on it still sounds fresh, and is probably one of his best recordings.


Battles
Battles
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4.0 out of 5 stars Nice one Al!, 2 Mar 2014
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This review is from: Battles (MP3 Download)
Great track from this young Welsh singer/songwriter which I found whilst compiling a CD of music by Welsh artists for a celebration of St David's Day!

Having played this a number of times, I have to say I'm keen to hear more.


Long May You Run
Long May You Run
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great album - ignore the negative comments, 3 April 2013
This review is from: Long May You Run (Audio CD)
I bought this on vinyl in the late 70s and it was probably worth it for the title track alone.

The songs (particularly Neil's contributions) have a 'feel good' factor about them and the band clearly enjoyed making the album.

The musicianship is first rate and I would have no hesitation in including it in my top 10 NY albums list.


The Polar Express [2004] [DVD]
The Polar Express [2004] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Tom Hanks
Offered by DVDBayFBA
Price: 4.03

5.0 out of 5 stars A modern day Christmas classic, 8 Mar 2013
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A family favourite, popular with adults & kids alike that gets a viewing year after year (usually on Christmas Eve).

Pure fantasy of course, but enjoyable nonetheless and superbly done.


Home
Home
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4.0 out of 5 stars Nice one Chris, 8 Mar 2013
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This review is from: Home (Audio CD)
I like this album and I like the man. He doesn't deserve the stick he gets from certain sections of the media.

It's not a classic album, but it's good to listen to whilst driving, and there are some interesting versions of old favourites along with a few tracks I'd not heard before.

Highlights are 'Waiting For The Hurricane', 'Sailor' and 'Fire On The Water'.

Will appeal to all fans of C De B and may even gain him a few new ones.


This Is Proper Folk Too!!
This Is Proper Folk Too!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Probably the best 2 quid you'll ever spend., 18 Sep 2012
10 excellent tracks from artists at the top of their game.

From Bellowhead's lively rendition of Lillibulero, through Heidi Talbot's haunting 'My Sister The Moon', to Show of Hands west country anthem 'Now You Know', seriously there isn't a bad track here.

If there was any justice in the music world, this would be the next Christmas number one!


Up From the Deep
Up From the Deep
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars You have to buy this now, 20 April 2012
This review is from: Up From the Deep (Audio CD)
If you like modern folk rock, by artists such as Seth Lakeman / Spiers & Boden or you're a fan of Fairport or Show of Hands, you won't be disappointed with this recording or its predecessor. This young duo have put together some great songs, especially the superb Fleetwood Fair, All I've Known and Off to California. Katriona's fiddle playing, Jamie's unique 'lap-tapping' guitar style, excellent vocals and their highly original material make for a winning combination. Better still, catch them live. Can't wait for the 3rd album to be honest.


Roots The Best of Show of Hands
Roots The Best of Show of Hands
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent album, 24 Sep 2011
I'm ashamed to admit that a year ago, I'd never heard of this band, but now (two live shows later) I'm a big fan. If you don't own a Show of Hands album, then this is not a bad place to start. It includes 30 tracks spanning their 20 year career and comes in a superbly presented package. First out of the blocks is the excellent 'Roots', a view of modern English culture, a wake up call for so-called music lovers and a kick in the pants for the likes of Cowell and Waterman. In a similar vein, Country Life bemoans the decline in rural village life and the impact of modern farming. Widecombe Fair is not the traditional Uncle Tom Cobley affair, but the band's own chilling tale of a young man who doesn't make it home from his day out with the lads. Cousin Jack tackles the subject of Cornwall's miners and their subsequent migration to foreign shores. On a lighter note, Galway Farmer is the story of an Irishman who makes his fortune at Cheltenham races. I could go on, but I don't want to spoil your own voyage of discovery. There are some excellent songs here and the musicianship is first class. My only regret is not knowing about the band earlier!


Large 7' Foot 3 Seater Garden Swing Hammock Outdoor Cover
Large 7' Foot 3 Seater Garden Swing Hammock Outdoor Cover
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Price: 14.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not man enough for the job, 25 Aug 2011
Bought this product 12 months ago and it now needs replacing after only 2-3 months use (we take our hammock down over the winter months). Seams on the zips have come unstitched. Tears appeared on the top and it lets in water. About as much use as a chocolate teapot.


Festival Bell
Festival Bell
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Album of the Year?, 12 July 2011
This review is from: Festival Bell (Audio CD)
Definitely a contender for best 'Album of the Year' in my book. There are some great tracks on here - Celtic Moon, Reunion Hill, Mercy Bay, Around The Wild Cape Horn, Rui's Guitar, not to mention the title track, the delightful Ukulele Central and a re-recording of the classic Rising For The Moon. It may not be what the band are about, but how this album hasn't made the UK's top 10 best-selling album list is beyond me (and I'm not just talking about the folk category - this album has a much wider appeal). The musicianship and vocals are top-notch. Just buy it!


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