The Crow’s ‘Another Christmas Song’ 5-track Christmas EP was launched with a bang at the Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club in Dover on Friday 1st December 2017. The night commenced with an introduction by compere Adam Morrison-Jones followed by the Jackson Bell Duo playing a an excellent set of a mixture of cover and original songs. Adam once again took to the stage with a round of quickfire gags and an impromptu sing-a-long before introducing the Crows as The Old County Crows – excellent ! The band played a quickfire set including the 5 new songs from the EP, some old favourites and some of their latest numbers. Steve Bell joined them for a few songs and Steve Moreham played violin on ‘Another Christmas Song’ and stayed onstage for several more songs culminating in a rousing show indeed. The singing chorus of The Squawking Crows joined the musicians for ‘Get a Vest On’ and returned to the stage due to high demand for an unscheduled version of the folk classic ‘Wagon Wheel’ to round off the evening. Not forgetting young Brandon Virtue for some very good ‘sleighing of the bells’ on Carrying Christmas in Your Hands.’ A very good evening was had by one and all.
Some snippets of the night can be found at the following link : –
The band would like to thanks the following people for their assistance in making the event a success : –
Steve Bell and Trudi Jackson – Jackson Bell Duo
The Squawking Crows – Corrinne, Eddie, Brandon, Gladys and Leanne
Trevor Varndell – Sound Engineer, AV Studios, Sandwich, Kent
Matt English (Ginger Mafro, Memmit 2017) – Film & Photography
Dover SmART Project
Dave Smith – President, Dover Rotary Club
The hosts at the Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club
The EP is available to purchase or download from our store on this website.
Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year from The Old Country Crows.