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STRAWBSWEBNEWS - ARCHIVE

STRAWBSWEBNEWS - MAY 2010

Sent by Dick Greener 22 May 2010


Hi folks

News about forthcoming Sandy Denny-related releases this month.

Cheers

DICK
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Contents
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* Secrets, Stories & Songs - pre-order by end 23 May
* Sandy Denny and The Strawbs - All Our Own Work: The Complete Sessions
* Sandy Denny - Universal 19 CD Boxed Set
* Acoustic Strawbs/Cousins Cutler dates
* Strawberry Fools - Two Days In May Tour
* Cry No More - Again !
* Hud dates
* John Ford/John Hawken US date


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SECRETS, STORIES & SONGS - PRE-ORDER BY END 23 MAY
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The book is a limited edition of 1000 copies and is available to pre-order now. Those who pre-order by 23 May will get their names included in the printed book which will be available in July (exact date to be announced shortly). Pre-ordered copies will be signed and numbered by Dave Cousins.

The price of the volume from Witchwood Records will be:

UK - 22.49 (19.99 plus 2.50 p&p)
EUROPE - 25.49 (19.99 plus 5.50 p&p)
REST OF WORLD - 29.49 (19.99 plus 9.50 p&p)

WHEN YOU ORDER ONLINE YOU NEED TO CHOOSE WHICH OF THE THREE YOU WANT - MAKE CERTAIN YOU PICK THE RIGHT OPTION !!!

Over this weekend you can pre-order

* On-line from Witchwood Records - http://www.witchwoodrecords.co.uk

Please be sure to tell us what name you would like in the book and exactly how you would like it written.

After pre-ordering closes on 23 May, you can also order the book:

* By phone to Witchwood Records +44 (0)1536 399006
* By fax to Witchwood Records +44 (0)1536 399012
* By post to Witchwood Records, Hamilton House Mailings, Earlstrees Court, Earlstrees Road, Corby, Northant, NN17 4HH


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SANDY DENNY AND THE STRAWBS
ALL OUR OWN WORK: THE COMPLETE SESSIONS
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Due for release on 14 June: the expanded collector's edition of the Strawbs' very first abum, recorded with Sandy Denny in Copenhagen in 1967. The lavishly illustrated packaging includes extracts from Dave Cousins' diary of the time and never before seen pictures of Sandy.

The master tapes have been remastered by Chris Tsangarides and sound fantastic, bringing out elements of the music we've never heard before on either the old Pickwick release in 1973 or the Hannibal release (Sandy And The Strawbs).

And there are various demos and outtakes from the period, including two Dave Cousins songs "Indian Summer" and "The Falling Leaves" which have never before seen the light of day, and a version of "Pieces of 79 and 15" with a Cousins lead vocal.

Full track listing on Strawbsweb at:

http://www.strawbsweb.co./albtrack/all10/all10.asp


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SANDY DENNY - UNIVERSAL 19 CD BOXED SET
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News just in of a limited edition 19 CD (!) Sandy Denny box set, scheduled for release 4 Oct 2010, entitled "Sandy Denny".

11 of the CDs feature Sandy's complete studio recordings with Alex Campbell, Johnny Silvo, Fotheringay, Strawbs, Fairport Convention and solo with additional content; outtakes, demos and live recordings.

There are 8 CDs of bonus material; unreleased songs, demos, unreleased BBC recordings, alternate takes, live recordings, acoustic versions, and rare radio interviews, including the legendarily 'long lost' Lord Bateman".

The set is lavishly packaged and features all new artwork. It comes with a 72 page 11" square hardback book containing over 100 rare and mostly unseen photographs, Sandy's handwritten lyrics (many of which are unrecorded songs) and fascinating memorabilia. Each CD is housed in an individual gatefold digipak sleeve. The box also contains a reproductions of a beautiful original Island press pack, an exceptionally rare A3 promo colour poster for Northstar Grassman and the Ravens, a set of Postcards, the receipt for the purchase of her first piano and one of Sandy's handwritten notebooks.

Price: 149.00 on Amazon, but has been quoted higher.


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ACOUSTIC STRAWBS/COUSINS CUTLER DATES
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Cousins & Cutler
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* Tuesday 1 June, Cellar Central Theatre, Chatham
* Tuesday 22 June, Folk Club, Ringwood

Acoustic Strawbs
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Two new dates for Acoustic Strawbs in July:

* Sunday 18 July, Music Day, Strawberry Hill (12 noon to 7.30pm)
Also featuring The Three Must Get Beers (aka Brian Willoughby and his chums)

* Saturday 31 July, Knowle Hall, Bridgwater


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STRAWBERRY FOOLS - TWO DAYS IN MAY TOUR
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Last weekend the Fools played their first two full concerts, at Aldermaston Village Hall (14 May) and the Hythe Centre, Staines (15 May). Sincere thanks to those who came along and supported us - we had a great time and hope you did too.

We've added some of the photos and videos that were taken at the gigs and will be adding some more photos and audio material shortly. Check out the Strawberry Fools site at:

http://www.strawberryfools.co.uk


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CRY NO MORE - AGAIN !
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The dynamic duo are back again with a further free show on Saturday 19 June at:

45 Oak Avenue, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 3NR

Show 9.00pm till 11.00pm, pub open till midnight.


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HUD DATES
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A range of dates featuring Hud on drums with various bands over the summer months.

MAY
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28 - Luxters Barn, Hambleden, Henley on Thames RG9 6JW(The Reservoir Dogs)

30 - The Lamb, Norwood Road. Southall UB12HB (The Beaky Band)

JUNE
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4 - Hayes WM club, Pump lane, Hayes UB3 3N(Good Old Boys)

5 - Barley Mow, Watersplash Rd, Shepperton TW17 OEE(Ginny Brown Band)

JULY
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3rd Chinnor MAGs Biker Dayz, Little Housendon Farm, Bedlow, Princes Risborough HP27 9QE(bands 12 noon-1am) tickets 075282 16686 (Good Old Boys)

9 - General Elliot, St Johns Rd, Uxbridge UB8 2UR (Good Old Boys)

11 - The Red Lion, Isleworth, Linkfield Road TW7 6QJ. 3PM START (Good Old Boys)

16 - Barnhall Soc Club, Alderney Gdns, Brock Hill, Wickford SS11 7NL (Good Old Boys)

24 - The Sportsman, 2 Scots Hill, Croxley Green WD3 3AD(Good Old Boys)
30 - Wellington Arms Hotel, Stratfield Turges RG27 OAS(Good Old Boys)

31 - Triumph Club, Abbey Rugby Club, Peppard Rd, Emmer Green, Reading RG4 8XA, 0118 972 2881(Good Old Boys)

AUGUST
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4 - Eel Pie Club, Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham (Good Old Boys)

6 - The Globe, 104 Windmill Rd, Brentford TW8 9NA (Good Old Boys)

7 - The Sportsman, 2 Scots Hill, Croxley Green WD3 3AD (The Ali Mac Band)

21 - Barnhall Soc Club, Alderney Gdns, Brock Hill, Wickford SS11 7NL (The Beaky Band)

27 - Black Horse, High Rd, Eastcote, Pinner HA5 2EN, 020 8866 9106 (Amba band)

28 - Crown, Ley Hill Common, Nr Chesham, Bucks HP5 1UY (Lunchtime) tel 01404 783910 (Good Old Boys)



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JOHN FORD/JOHN HAWKEN US DATE
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One for our US readers:

On August 11, the Kewwick Theater in Glenside, PA is presenting Yoso (Tony Kaye and Billy Sherwood of Yes and Bobby Kimball of Toto) - support act is John Ford with a special appearance by John Hawken.

Keswick Theatre
291 N. Keswick Ave.
Glenside, PA 19038

(phone) 215-572-7650
(fax) 215-572-1894
www.keswicktheatre.com

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DICK GREENER
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