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Fri 24 Nov, The Strand, Lakewood, NJ
Sun 26 Nov, Towne Crier, Beacon, NY

Some pictures from the US gigs


There is now a preview from Dick Greener and a review from Richard Brennan on the reviews page.

Track listing

  1. In The Beginning/The Nails From The Hands Of Christ
  2. The Song Of Infinite Sadness
  3. The Familiarity Of Old Lovers
  4. When The Spirit Moves
  5. The Ten Commandments
  6. The Ferryman's Curse
  7. Bats And Swallows
  8. We Have The Power

The CDs arrived Monday 23 Oct and were posted out Tues 24 Oct many many many thanks to Marianne who took on the onerous task of getting them out to you. Thanks for bearing with us. Some people have started to receive them. Please send your views and reviews to:

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Faulty booklet ?

Please note that a very small number of CDs may be received which have the faulty CD booklet included. The faulty booklet has the names of supporters in the middle and the lyrics for "The Ferryman's Curse" appear on pp 2 and 11 rather than next to each other on pp 2 and 3. If you want to exchange your faulty booklet please let me know and we'll arrange one for you.

PLEASE NOTE: the booklet does NOT have the lyrics in the same order as the songs appear on the album - that is intentional.


More acoustic dates in December - including two gigs partnered up with Steeleye Span and Jacqui McShee of Pentangle fame. See tour dates page.

Fri 1 Dec, The Whitty Theatre, Wokingham
Tue 5 Dec, City Hall, Newcastle (with Steeleye Span/Jacqui McShee)
Sun 17 Dec, Arts Centre, Warwick (with Steeleye Span/Jacqui McShee)



There's a new review of the boxed set by Lindsay Sorrell, and an interview with Hud here.

Released 5 May. You can order at Amazon:

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 includes 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.

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