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Damien Barber and The Demon Barbers

Folk This
It All Comes Round Again
John Tams
The Reckoning
Muckram Wakes
A Map Of Derbyshire
The Red Lion
A Bit Of A Song And Dance
New Victory Band
One More Dance And Then
Kate Rusby
Hourglass
Salisbury Folk
From The Penguin Book Of English Folk Songs
The Old Hat Concert Party
Sunday 13th May 1969
Seth Lakeman
Kitty Jay
Kitty Jay Lyrics
Freedom Fields
Freedom Fields Lyrics
The White Hare
The New St. George
The Hard Times Of Old England
Prince Heathen
Frost And Fire
Bright Phoebus
History and Companion
Morning Way
Spindle
Polly On The Shore
Western Approaches
Damien Barber and The Demon Barbers
The North Star Grassman and the Ravens
Cropredy's Like That
The Garden of Jane Delawney
Nic Jones
Penguin Eggs
The Noah's Ark Trap
Bandoggs
Bandoggs: The Record
Shirley Collins
Anthems In Eden
Shelagh McDonald
Stargazer
Music From The Unbroken Circle
Gryphon
Glastonbury Carol
Mr Fox
Mr. Fox : The Album
Tiny Tin Lady
The Sound of Requiem
martha tilston
ropeswing
Moseley Folk Festival 2006
Moseley Folk Festival 2006: The Folks
Witness
ROOTS
Countrylife
Countrylife II
The Falmouth Packet / Haul Away Joe
The Setting / Mary From Dungloe
From Clare To Here
A Gift From A Flower To A Garden
1952 Vincent Black Lightning
Coope, Boyes & Simpson
Christmas Truce / Kerstbestand 1914
Passchendaele Suite
A Garland of Carols
Fire and Sleet and Candlelight
Anne Briggs
Anne Briggs : Sing A Song For You
Oak
Welcome to Our Fair Plus
Make it Folky!
A Place Called England
Ragged Heroes
Dancing at Whitsun
The Lark In The Morning
Thomas The Rhymer
Gaudete
Carthy and Swarbrick
What Time Is It Eccles?

......not just electrified trad

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For the past few years the Demon Barbers have gained major recognition for their original and imaginative approach to traditional music and song. With Damien, Bryony and Will retaining a solid traditional English base the band's unique sound is compounded by the driving rhythm section of Griffith & Sykes.
 
The Demon Barbers team up with some of England's most exciting young rapper, clog and morris dancers - Black Swan Rapper - Fiona & Tiny Taylor - Dogrose Morris - to create a high energy music and dance spectacular.

Sir Richard’s Song.
(AD 1066)

I followed my Duke ere I was a lover,
To take from England flef and fee;
But now this game is the other way over
But now England hath taken me!
 
I had my horse, my shield and banner,
And a boy's heart, so whole and free;
But now I sing in another manner
But now England hath taken me
 
As for my Father in his tower,
Asking news of my ship at sea,
He will remember his own hour
Tell him England hath taken me!
 
As for my Mother in her bower,
That rules my Father so cunningly,
She will remember a maiden's power
Tell her England hath taken me!
 
As for my Brother in Rouen City,
A nimble and naughty page is he,
But he will come to suffer and pity
Tell him England hath taken me!
 
As for my little Sister waiting In
the pleasant orchards of Normandy,
Tell her youth is the time for mating
Tell her England hath taken me.
 
As for my comrades in camp and highway,
That lift their eyebrows scornfully,
Tell them their way is not my way
Tell them England hath taken me!
 
Kings and Princes and Barons famed,
Knights and Captains in your degree,
Hear me a little before I am blamed
Seeing England hath taken me!
 
Howso great man's strength be reckoned,
There are two things he canriot flee.
Love is the first, and Death is the second
And Love in England hath taken me!
 
lyrics. Rudyard Kipling
Trad. Arr. Damien Barber and Peter Bellamy

representing a new tradition

The line up

The Demon Barbers

 

Damien Barber

Vocals

Guitar

Concertina

Rapper

 

Bryony Griffith

Fiddle

Vocals

 

Will Hampson

Melodeon

Harmonica

Morris

Rapper

 

Lee Sykes

Bass

Rapper

 

Ben Griffith

Drums

 

 

The Demon Barber Roadshow

Fiona Taylor

Clogs

 

Tiny Taylor

Clogs

 

David Hall

Morris

Rapper

 

Hannah James

Clogs

 

Andy Stephenson

Rapper

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