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The New Victory Band


An extremely talented band of UK nation dance music artists, New Victory Music group comprised Pete Coe (melodeon) and Chris Coe (hammer dulcimer, duet concertina), Roger Watson (tuba, banjo, harmonica; Muckram Wakes) and Helen Watson (keyboards, whistles; Muckram Wakes), John Adams (trombone, fiddle, melodeon, tenor banjo, snare drum, harmonica; Muckram Wakes) and Suzie Adams (banjo; Muckram Wakes), Ian Wordsworth (drums, percussion) and Linda Wordsworth (touch dance). Pierce Butler (Electropathics) changed Ian Wordsworth as well as the music group occasionally highlighted Mel Dean (concertina) and Peadar Long (saxophone; Kitsyke Will). These were one particular legendary rings that did very much to release the woolly pully and tweed dresses image of British dance. THE BRAND NEW Victory Music group’s sole record was reissued in 2000 on Pete Coe’s Backshift Information.

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Full Name New Victory Band
Music Songs One More Dance and Then, Nellie's First Rag, You Can't Take That on the Train, Mamie May, Pretty Little Girl from Nowhere, Schottische - The Mountain Belle, Polkas - Robbie Hobkirk's / Father's, Polkas - Harper's Frolick / Bonny Kate, Jigs - Mrs Grace Bowie / The Hogmanay, Waltzes - Charles Lynch's / Cajun Waltz / The Banks of the Dee, Long, Long Trail, Polkas - Moustache / Corn Riggs, Jig: Looking For A Partner, Polka: The Busby, Ragged But Right, It Aint All Honey And It Aint All Jam, Polkas: Speed The Plough / Rochdale Coconut Dance / Bacup Coconut Dance
Albums One More Dance & Then, One More Dance And Then (Live)

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