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« on: August 01, 2017, 11:12:01 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2017, 08:05:43 AM »

Had never heard Morris music played so expertly - well, not since the last time I saw Morris On, anyway. The addition of the old firm (Nicol, Thompson, Mattacks) added extra welly to an excellent set.
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2017, 04:23:18 PM »

Great way to kick off Saturday. Joyful and fun - everybody seemed to be enjoying themselves, too.
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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2017, 04:35:50 PM »

Abso-bloomin'-marvellous!  Wonderful way to get Saturday going (so much better than Digance...), though it did mean I missed my usual trip to the boot sale, which I often do in that slot!  So great to see the old crowd with the new, all having fun.
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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2017, 04:58:42 PM »

Brilliant, what a line up. Far too short a set, should have been on for an hour, but I guess the guys were pretty knackered as they played with nearly everyone at some point over the weekend. Morris (Rock) on!
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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2017, 07:51:05 PM »

Morris On were excellent. I loved the heavy feel to Cuckoo's Nest and I think that song just pipped the post for the "best RT guitar solo" of the weekend. And that was a very tightly fought contest!
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« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2017, 12:39:50 AM »

Brilliant. Enjoyable. Happy.

Lovely.
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« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2017, 01:49:02 AM »

Altogether superb IMO. I'll no doubt rattle a few cages here but I was impressed with the way the white hanky ritual was included. Despite the naysayers, a lot of people enjoy this quirky Cropredy tradition. Off to look on YouTube..
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« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2017, 08:03:21 AM »

Absolutely brilliant. We enjoyed every bit of the set. What a wonderful start to the weekend.
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« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2017, 10:34:15 AM »


Altogether superb IMO. I'll no doubt rattle a few cages here but I was impressed with the way the white hanky ritual was included. Despite the naysayers, a lot of people enjoy this quirky Cropredy tradition. Off to look on YouTube..
Although not a big Digance fan I always love the hankie bit, so I'm glad it was included this year.
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« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2017, 01:12:09 PM »

I was looking forward to seeing these almost as much as Fairport, and they didn't disappoint, apart from maybe the set being a bit short. I hope the set gets a CD release at some point, if only for the version of Cuckoo's Nest which was outstanding.

There were two blokes next to me, maybe about 30ish, and when RT took a solo just turned to each other smiling and nodding, just acknowledging the brilliance of what they'd seen.
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« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2017, 10:10:24 PM »

The LPs were standard party fare when I was at university. I was looking forward to it, and they didn't disappoint.

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« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2017, 03:25:58 PM »

I've uploaded a video to Youtube of the Hankie waving.

See here. Enjoy!  Fez
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« Reply #13 on: August 15, 2017, 08:15:23 PM »

My personal favourite act of the weekend . Visual , musical , educational , engaging with the crowd . Super stuff . My lad enjoyed it muchly too . Right up my street that was . Loved it
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« Reply #14 on: August 15, 2017, 08:28:54 PM »

A bit late arriving on the field due to my faffing about searching for a good spot to lock up my pushbike Roll Eyes...Wristband, Bag tags etc...

Loved what I heard though...Class opening act for Saturday...
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« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2017, 11:51:37 PM »

Right up my street, loved it. I don't think that style of music could be performed any better. I suppose it helps if you invented it though!
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« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2017, 12:16:47 AM »

Just wish there had been more room in the morish pit for a bit more jigging around! A dream line up for me, and infectious joyful music.
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« Reply #17 on: August 20, 2017, 12:04:17 PM »

So glad you enjoyed it all.  Sorry it ran a bit short. Amazing what adrenaline does

Hope they'll have us back again sometime
Think the Digance video did the trick
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« Reply #18 on: August 20, 2017, 01:59:03 PM »


For me, it was as transcendental as a Grateful Dead gig.  Grin
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« Reply #19 on: August 21, 2017, 02:14:24 PM »

Wasn't quite sure what to expect, sent Down to the Pit to show the Crop Virgin what Morris was about and was more than pleasantly surprised to hear Ashley and the other Old Boys.
We really enjoyed the whole set and it really rocked!
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