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Roots – The Best of SOH

Roots – The Best of SOH


The Best of Show of Hands

HMCD28 2007
The definitive collection, released November 2007
30 re-mastered tracks including 4 new recordings of concert favourites ‘Are We Alright’, ‘Exile’, ‘Santiago’ and ‘Crow on the Cradle’, and all 22 minutes of ‘Tall Ships’

CD1 ‘Short Stories’
Show of Hands own choice of favourite tracks from each of the studio albums, plus live versions of three songs – ‘The Blue Cockade’ ‘Cousin Jack’ and ‘The Galway Farmer’

CD2 ‘Longdogs’
A selection of tracks chosen by the Show of Hands internet based fans forum.

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Centenary: Words and Music of the Great War

Words and Music of the Great War

Unique and powerful, Centenary Words & Music Of The Great War matches the remarkable poetry of those war years against the music of the era, along with new compositions inspired by the war.

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Show of Hands are undeniably one of the strongest current forces in acoustic music - England's finest and most popular roots duo and something of a "people's band".

"Formidable operators in the roots arena. A class act"

The Independent

"Voted Best Duo and the Best Original Song"

2010 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards