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Recent sound clips from the club are further down this page but firstly one from Arthur Wakefield, the club's founding father.
This is one of his best known songs about Bollington, a village near Macclesfield which nestles between two hills.
One is The Nab and the other is the Saddle of Kerridge and it is on this latter hill that White Nancy stands which you can see
in the background photo on this web site.



We'll keep this at the top of the audio clips page but if you want to hear more of Arthur, then there's more (including a youtube clip) at the bottom of this page.  Remember that Arthur Wakefield CDs are now available. See CDs
 
PS If we have put anyones sound clip on this page and they wish it to be removed just let us know 


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Alas no audio clips from the singers night on 10/08/2018
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Here are the audio clips from the Singers Night on 03/08/2018. With Pete on holiday Mike was in charge with the usual madness and mayhem ensuing but we start with a couple of gems. Rik has his intrumental version of a song that Pete sometimes opens the evening with followed by Rich with Ewan MacColls magnificent 'Joy of Living'. As a treat for Mike, we then have a couple of Lancashire based songs. Peter rues drinking, Jeff dreams about Bob Dylan, Keith does it the only way he knows and John's got the blues again.  We finish with Egiega and a song from his recent Buxton show followed by Andy and Dave trying out a folk song.


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Here are the audio clips from the Singers Night on 27/07/2018. Great turnout for a singers night in Summer. We start with two from Mike and Claire, the second being a song by Karine Polwart sung by Claire. First time singer Andrew, who came to see Jez Lowe last week, sings one of Jez's songs, Reg sings a poignant First World War song, Peter sings a Leslie Duncan song and Mike has one by Fivepenny Piece. Jeff had a swift sloop and Tony a more sedate wind. We finish with anothery memory tour-de-force by Rich, an oldie by Andy and Dave, a favourite by Alan and Pete sending everyone home delighted.


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Alas no audio clips from the Jez Lowe guest night on 20/07/2018
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Here are the audio clips from the Singers Night on 13/07/2018. As ever the club throws up surprises and this week we had some entertaining stuff from first timers Nic and Tony who open and close the selection. We also had Alan getting alot of negative feedback, Mike talking a load of tripe and Frank providing the answer to the question of which was louder, his voice or his banjo. Keith made an impassioned speech prior to welcoming back our boys back from Russia (without the football they said was coming home with them, I may add) but his song appropriately concentrated on the depth of good feeling shared by the country. Andy and Dave do an Egriega song followed by the man himself with one of my favourites of his songs. (Dont forget next Saturday the 21st August he's at the Buxton Festival at the Hydro Cafe) And so we end up with a song about various towns in Russia so that we can all practice the chorus ready for the next time Nic and Tony come to sing it.


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 ........and here we have some more of Arthur Wakefield. There are two more of his own songs about Cheshire followed by two songs that he often used to sing to finish the night, which seems appropriate for the end of the audio clips page.

















And as a sort of encore here's a youtube clip of Arthur at the club singing 'He Did His Best' at my request and making a fair job of remembering all the words.

YouTube Video