Most of the tunes are English but there are a few from further afield, all played in the bands distinctive Southern English style, slightly slower than bands from the North of England and with more emphasis on the rhythmic nature of the tunes.
The Band was formed in early 1977. In 1979 it won an award from B.B.C. Radio Solent as the most popular Barn Dance Band and received similar awards in 1980 and 1982.
The musicians are:
Dave Ingledew on Melodeon,
Joyce Ingledew on Fiddle,
Mathew Parker on Keyboards,
Paul Johnson on Drums,
Graham Pretty on Anglo Concertina and
Simon Harmer on Tuba and Tenor Horn.
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Petes Peerie Boat/The Pipers Poodle
Walter Bulwers No. 3/Freds Pigeon
The Millennium Waltz/The Comet Waltz
Some Say the Devils Dead/Hunting the Hare
Webbs Wonders Polka
Walter Bulwers No. 1/The Blue Eyed Stranger
The BVB March/The Rochdale Coconut Dance
The Kerry Polka
Jig by Greenland/Muckin o Georgies Byre
The Rose Waltz
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