The Watersons were an English folk group from Hull, Yorkshire. They performed mainly traditional songs with little or no accompaniment. Their distinctive sound came from their closely woven harmonies. The band's original members were Norma, Mike, and Elaine known as 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".
Listen to music from The Watersons like Country Life, The Good Old Way & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from The Watersons. 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.
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This CD, which collect their cuts from the 1965 New Voices compilation along with The Watersons and A Yorkshire Garland (both 1966), captures a lot of the appeal of Norma, Lal, and Mike Waterson, who, with their cousin John Harrison, comprised the group.
Early Days is a compilation album of recordings by The Watersons, released in 1994. These recordings come from New Voices (an anthology) (1965), The Watersons (1966) and A Yorkshire Garland (1966). There is a guitar on tracks 8, 10 and 11. Although it seems totally unremarkable now, at the time these recordings were made, The Watersons looked radical. Their appearance on stage was totally blue-collar and without any kind of showmanship. Rap Her to Bank" is a previously unreleased track recorded in 1966.
This album has an average beat per minute of 91 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 50/138 BPM). See the BPM profile of this album. Tracklist - The Watersons.
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