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  1. The Albion Band are a folk band founded by the former member of Fairport Convention Ashley Hutchings. The band has gone through many evolutions of membership, and indeed name: The Albion Dance Band, The Albion Country Band, The Albion Christmas Band, and spilling over into "Ridgeriders" (Ashley Hutchings, Phil Beer, Chris While, et. al).
  2. Biography. Often referred to as the father of English folk-rock, Ashley Hutchings played an important role in sowing the genre's late-'60s origins and fostering its continued success in the decades to come. A founding member of three seminal groups, Ashley Hutchings instigated Ashley Hutchings's thrilling electrification of traditional English fare on their landmark LP Liege & Lief before.
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  4. Back in , when Ashley Hutchings - a young British rock’n’roller with a literary bent – was poring over ballads in Cecil Sharp House and working out how the hell one could apply electric bass and a rock sensibility to the likes of “Tam Lin” and “Matty Groves,” fellow London lad Pete Townshend was doing his own bit to reconfigure popular music as The Who toured in support of.
  5. Find Ashley Hutchings bio, music, credits, awards, Fairport Convention The Albion Band Albion Country Band Bunch Morris On The Albion Dance Band Steeleye Span. Submit Corrections. Ashley Hutchings Biography by Bruce Eder + Follow Artist. Highly influential figure in the British folk-rock movement, a founding member of Fairport Convention.
  6. Ashley Stephen Hutchings, MBE (born 26 January ) is an English bassist, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, band leader, writer and record producer. He was a founding member of three noteworthy English folk-rock bands: Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band. Hutchings has overseen numerous other projects, including records and live theatre, and has collaborated on film .
  7. Energy, Experience, Youth, Tradition The Albion Band is the foremost contemporary folk group in England with a glorious history stretching back over 25 years: formed by Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span bassist and founder, Ashley Hutchings, winner of the BBC Radio 2 Good Tradition Award. This album had one of the most exciting line-ups for many years, with young firebrands .
  8. Ashley Hutchings (a.k.a. "Tyger") is a British Folk jack-of-all-trades. He's put in time with such seminal acts as the Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span, and he has spearheaded almost every incarnation of the Albion Band.

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