Etchingham Steam Band

Etchingham Steam Band

Top Songs

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Mistress's Health / Lumps of Plum Pudding / Sherborne Jig / Spaniards Cry
2
Black Joker
3
The Little Gypsy Girl
4
Bonny Kate
5
The Sussex Carol

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Biography

The Etchingham Steam Band was the product of sheer expediency -- parts of England faced brown-outs and other power cuts during the mid-1970's, and one result was that Ashley Hutchings was left with a series of only partly completed recordings of his latest work. His longtime friend Martin Carthy suggested that he form an acoustic ensemble and take it on the road, and the result was the Etchingham Steam Band, taking its name from the Sussex village where Hutchings and his then wi... Read more

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