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ELECTRIC STRAWBS TOUR A TRIUMPH !!

A cracking start at the fabulous Worthing Pier venue, suspended over the incoming tide - a true case of "Down By The Sea". Strawbs were powerful and polished, as though they had just got back from last year's US tour. For a full review and pix, see the March tour pages.

Comments and pix now in for lots of the shows. I caught the last four, including Hailsham which may just have been the best Strawbs gig I ever saw!

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. I think we made this a tour to remember!


NEW STRAWBS ALBUM - LIVE AT GETTYSBURG DUE MARCH

Release date back 1 week now 31 March. Pre-orders were posted out Mon 27 March. A few people in UK have already reported receiving them

Hello everyone. Thanks for all your pre-orders for Live At Gettysburg - more than 230 orders!

Previews, comments etc will be added in due course.


HUDSON FORD NEWS

HUDSON FORD BOXED SET

Release date now 5 May. You can pre-order at Amazon:: https://www.amazon.co.uk/M-Albums-Hudson-Ford/dp/B06XHBGZ6Z

For a long time we have been waiting for Hudson Ford, an important part of the Strawbs story, to be released on CD. There have been some bootlegs, some Japanese card sleeve releases, but now there are firm plans for a proper boxed set release of the three A&M records, with bonus tracks, released by Caroline International. As well as the three albums, the boxed set will include non-album single B-sides and other unreleased tracks (such as "When The Lights Go Out" which was only ever on the Repertoire sampler). Sleeve notes by me.

HUDSON FORD ON STRAWBSWEB

Prompted by the news of the Hudson Ford box set, I've improved coverage of HF albums and singles on Strawbsweb. As I said above, I regard HF as a crucial part of the Strawbs story - A&M labelmates and the propagation of their music to other juridsdictions informs us about the Strawbs own releases. Who knew that a Hudson Ford single made it out in Angola!

The Hudson Ford section has been completely revamped with more and improved scans and coverage of non UK releases. Check it out ....


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