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Adam
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« on: March 17, 2018, 11:49:37 AM »

Back in the early 90s, a great band/duo played Cropredy and performed a song which I really enjoyed. Trouble is, I’ve no idea who they were. All I remember was the chorus of the song went “I am ready for the storm, yes I am ready”. They might have been Irish, but I could be wrong. Does anyone out there know, as its bugged me for years and I’d love to hear the song again (rather than the version in my head!)
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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2018, 11:59:33 AM »

Try Dougie McLean
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2018, 12:09:20 PM »

That definitely sounds like the song, but who did the version at Cropredy, I wonder....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPSDu2y9FD8
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2018, 02:10:47 PM »

Fantastic! That's the song! Many thanks, both. I’ll have to look over the old programmes to see if that jogs any dormant memories.
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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2018, 08:30:24 PM »

If you've got the Cropredy Capers boxed set, each year's acts are listed. Sadly no set lists or band lineups though.
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2018, 08:46:37 PM »

Or there's this page....http://fclist.org/cropredy-cropredy-line-ups/cropredy-1990

Dougie played it himself last year, funnily enough.

I've tried to do a bit of research on YouTube as well, it's interesting what you find..like this set :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eCH2C1mBgc
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« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2018, 12:31:58 AM »

Wolfstone covered the song and played Cropredy in '92. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WrRZI9SpLuI
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« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2018, 07:03:55 AM »

What a debut post ! Did Richard nail it Adam ?
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« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2018, 08:29:32 AM »

Totally nailed it!! Many, many thanks Richard!
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« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2018, 11:09:49 AM »

That Clarion set was very good. They are at the Brasenose on Cropredy Thursday at 2pm.

Is it the same band reformed?
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« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2018, 12:16:35 PM »


That Clarion set was very good. They are at the Brasenose on Cropredy Thursday at 2pm.

Is it the same band reformed?


What have Clarion got to do with it?  But yes, broadly, to the latter question...
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« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2018, 07:23:00 PM »


What a debut post ! Did Richard nail it Adam ?

I was just waiting for the right moment to stick my head above the parapet  Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2018, 07:24:22 PM »


Totally nailed it!! Many, many thanks Richard!

You're welcome. '92 was my first Croppers so the memory was wedged somewhere in the back of my bonce.
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