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The Watersons

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The Watersons

The Watersons has been played on NTS shows including Kit Records, with Malpas Wassail Song first played on 8 December 2013.

An English folk group from Hull, Yorkshire, the Watersons performed mainly traditional songs with little or no accompaniment. Their distinctive sound came from their close harmonies.

Original members were Norma Waterson, Mike Waterson, and Lal Waterson, with their cousin John Harrison from Kingston High School. They had a skiffle band in the early 1960s but moved on to playing more traditional material. They were briefly known as "The Folksons".

Their first album was Frost and Fire 1965 (awarded the "Melody Maker" Album of the Year, a…

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The Holly Bears A Berry
The Watersons
Topic Records1965
The Holly Bears A Berry
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John Barleycorn
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Topic Records1965
John Barleycorn
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Three Day Millionaire
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Topic Records2008
Three Day Millionaire
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Sheepshearing
The Watersons
Topic Records1975
Sheepshearing
The WatersonsTopic Records1975
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Malpas Wassail Song
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Antilles1975
Malpas Wassail Song
The WatersonsAntilles1975
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