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Straight from the Fingers by The Bursledon Village Band


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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Track Listing

1 Petes Peerie Boat/The Pipers Poodle  
2 Walter Bulwers No. 3/Freds Pigeon  
3 The Millennium Waltz/The Comet Waltz  
4 Some Say the Devils Dead/Hunting the Hare  
5 Galopede/Little Polly/Grandfathers  
6 Webbs Wonders Polka  
7 Sharon Eubank  
8 Walter Bulwers No. 1/The Blue Eyed Stranger  
9 The BVB March/The Rochdale Coconut Dance  
10 The Kerry Polka  
11 Jig by Greenland/Muckin o Georgies Byre  
12 The Rose Waltz  
13 Reel des Accordionistes  
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