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Thread #116964   Message #2545866
Posted By: Jack Blandiver
22-Jan-09 - 06:09 AM
Thread Name: Why folk clubs are dying
Subject: RE: Why folk clubs are dying
There was only ever the one Hatfield and the North sign, and I'm told it went the journey long ago! According to Pip Pyle (RIP), it was Mike Patto's idea to use it for a band name. All the others say The North, Hatfield or Hatfield, The North, but not Hatfield and the North. A fine band indeed, whose legend endures with two cracking volumes of sessions & concert material recently released:

http://www.hatfieldandthenorth.co.uk/

And for a flavour of their music (and for those who might have wondered what happened after Dave's organ solo faded on Halfway Between Heaven & Earth on the Over the Rainbow...):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGjRhhggSFo

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