Shirley Collins Photograph Katie Vandyck

"Shirley Collins is without doubt one of
England's greatest cultural treasures"


Billy Bragg

The Prospect Before Us

First outing for the Albion Dance Band - whose line-up included Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol, Phil Pickett, Michael Gregory, Dave Mattacks and John Tams.

  • Uncle Bernard's/Jenny Lind
  • The Hunt Is Up
  • Varsovianna
  • Masque Tune
  • Huntsman's Chorus
  • Minuet
  • Wassail Song
  • Picking Of Sticks/The Old Mole
  • Merry Sherwood Rangers
  • La Sexte Estampie Real
  • I Wish I Was Single Again
  • The Whim
  • Hopping Down In Kent
  • Horse's Brawl
  • On Christmas Night All Christians Sing
  • Merry Sherwood Rangers (Alternate Version)

Shirley sings on italicized tracks

Musicians:

Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol, Phil Pickett, Michael Gregory, Dave Mattacks, John Tams, Eddie Upton, John Rodd, John Sothcott