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Welcome to the wonderful world of the Talking Elephants.

VIDEOS OF THE MONTH



TALKING T-SHIRTS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND. CLICK ON THE YELLOW T-SHIRT LOGO ABOVE FOR MORE.......

JUNE AND FAST HEADING TOWARDS JULY

FOR FESTIVAL GOERS WE WILL BE AT THE HAWTH IN CRAWLEY FOR THEIR ANNUAL FOLK N' BEER FEST. IF YOUR IN THE AREA POP IN AND SEE US.

NOW AVAILABLE - RECORDS STORE DAY ALBUMS WISHBONE ASH'S BONAFIDE TELP040 AND BRAM STOKER'S HEAVY ROCK SPECTACULAR TELP302.

YOUR MR. ASHLEY HUTCHINGS M.B.E. HAS ALSO BEEN BUSY WITH HIS FANTASTIC ALBUM FROM PSYCHEDELIA TO SONNETS DOUBLE CD. CAPTURED LIVE AT WIGAN PARISH CHURCH, A SHOW OF MUSIC AND VERSE. THIS CD HAS BEEN GETTING SOME FANTASTIC REVIEWS.

AND THERE'S MORE CHICKEN SHACK'S ACCEPT ALBUM NOW AVAILABLE AND FROM POP ROCKERS CITY BOY THEIR 'THE DAY THE EARTH CAUGHT FIRE' GETS THE ELEPHANT TREATMENT

WE HAVE SOME FANTASTIC NEW RELEASES INCLUDING A COUPLE OF CLASSIC STEELEYE SPANS, TEN MAN MOP AND PLEASE TO SEE THE KING. PLUS CHECK OUT THE RETURN OF OUR GRYPHON RE-ISSUES WITH THE FIRST THREE ALBUMS.

NEWS: ASHLEY HUTCHINGS HAS A NEW WEBSITE AT WWW.ASHLEYHUTCHINGS.COM AND A RATHER FAMOUS CHAP HAS ENDORSED IT.

JUST GOING UP THE BRAND NEW SHAWN PHILLIPS DOUBLE ALBUM PERSPECTIVE AND FOR WISHBONE FANS ROAD WORKS, THE MINI BOX SET OF THE BAND ON THE ROAD. 4 CD'S SET IN A NICE BOX.

SO WHAT'S NEW IN THE STORE? MORRIS MUSIC AND A RETURN OF TALKING ELEPHANTS 'TALKING T-SHIRTS' CLICK ON THE YELLOW T-SHIRT ABOVE FOR SOME OF THE LATEST TOP NOTCH DESIGNS FROM THE MOUNTAIN RANGE OF T-SHIRTS. ALL SIZES UP TO 4XL.

ON THE MORRIS SIDE WE ARE PROUD TO BE ABLE TO RELEASE TWO FANTASTIC MORRIS ALBUMS. THE FIRST IS TO CELEBRATE THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WOMENS MORRIS AND MENS MORRIS FEDERATION. ALL MUSIC HAS BEEN ESPECIALLY SELECTED BY THE MORRIS FEDERATION FOR A 2 CD SPECTACULAR. IN ADDITION IT IS ALSO THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ADDERBURY MORRIS AND WE HAVE A CELEBRATION OF THEIRS FEATURING THE ONE AND ONLY CHRIS LESLIE OF FAIRPORT. SING AND PLAY IS ALSO NOW AVAILABLE.

A bit of a sneaky one crept in the Store this week. WISHBONE ASH Live At Metrolpolis on Vinyl. This is a very limited run of a gig they did earlier this year at Metrolpolis Studios live and direct to the vinyl cut. No edits and a one off.

Great seeing all of you who came to Cropredy this year and we hope you enjoyed our special August Online Sale. This weekend (12th & 13th Sept) we are at the Swanage Folk Festival. It's our first time there so if your around please come along and say hi to us


New releses this month include Keef Hartley and Ted Nugent. Looks like the boys are rocking it up a little..... but wait theirs Morris on the way.....

The brand new Catherine Howe, Ric Sanders, Vo Fletcher and Michael Gregory album 'Because It Would Be Beautiful' is now available in store.

LAMMAS FESTIVAL IN EASTBOURNE. WONDERFUL DAY BUT SHAME ABOUT THE RAIN ON THE SUNDAY. IN THE WORDS OF ARNIE.... WE'LL BE BACK. SEE YA NEXT YEAR.

English traditional music is celebrated in the Queen's Birthday Honours as musician, songwriter and bandleader Ashley Hutchings is made an MBE for his services to folk music. Congratulations Ashley. Much deserved.

NOW IN STOCK LINDA EM'S BRAND NEW DEBUT ALBUM. CLICK ON THE LEFT TO BUY OR CLICK ON THE TOP LEFT VIDEO 'RUN HIGHER' BY THE LADY HERSELF TO HEAR A LITTLE SNIPPET FROM THE ALBUM.

FOLK~ROCK~BLUES~JAZZ YES WE HAVE THE LOT. NOW IN STOCK COLOSSEUM - TOMORROWS BLUES, BREAD & CIRCUSES AND THE 1994 REUNION CONCERT. NEW SIGNING LINDA EM WITH HER DEBUT ALBUM SHADOW LANDS AND OLD FAV' PETER BELLAMY WIT, FIRST TIME ON CD 'WON'T YOU GO MY WAY'

YOU NEVER KNEW THERE WAS SOOOO MUCH IN TALKING ELEPHANT!

JUNE FESTIVALS - JUNE 13 JOIN US AT THE SUMMER SING AT BEWL WATER. LAMBERHURST IN KENT, FOLLOWED BY OUR OLD FAVORITE CRAWLEY ON THE 27/28 JUNE.

JUST IN .......THE ARRIVAL OF ARGENTS ALBUM CIRCUS, ANOTHER ARGENT CLASSIC. AND IN NEXT WEEK KENT'S FINEST BAND FATE THE JUGGLER WITH THEIR NEW EP 'SET IN STONE'. CHECK OUT THE VIDEO ABOVE FOR A PEAK INTO THEIR MUSIC.

WOODSTOCKS VERY OWN MELANIE AND HER THIRD ALBUM CANDLES IN THE RAIN NOW AVAILABLE. ALSO IN THE STORE IS THE MUSHROOM PROJECT A BRAND NEW RELEASE FEATURING MEMBERS OF THE MAGIC MUSHROOM BAND AND ASTRALASIA.

PLUS COMING SOON PSYCHEDELIC POPSTERS THE LEMON PIPERS WITH THEIR VERY FIRST ALBUM GREEN TAMBOURINE. ALSO BEING MADE AVAILABLE IS CYRIL TAWNEY'S POPULAR NAVY CUTS.

COMING IN FAST FROM THE ELEPHANT HEADQUARTERS....................


MORE FOLK MUSIC FROM ONE OF THE MASTERS 'PHIL BEER' WITH HIS FANTASTIC NEW LIVE ALBUM.

AND IF ITS BLUES YOUR AFTER WE ALSO NOW HAVE CHICKEN SHACKS O.K. KEN? AVAILABLE.

APOLOGIES FOR THE DELAY IN UPDATING THE FRONT PAGE BUT STUCK IN FIELDS DURING AUGUST.

LOTS HAPPENING IN THE ELEPHANT CAMP INCLUDING VINYL REDUCTIONS ..... YES VINYL. WE HAVE FOUR TITLES OUT SO FAR, ASHLEY HUTCHINGS BU GLOUCESTER DOCKS ON GATEFOLD, TWO FAIRPORTS AND TEN YEARS AFTER LIVE AT READING DOUBLE LP.

ON CD WE ALSO HAVE BURN OFFERINGS BY THE DRUIDS A FANTASTIC RELEASE FROM THE VAULTS OF ARGO AND ASHLEY HUTCHINGS RIOTS OF SPRING AN INCREDIBLE COLLECTION BY ASHLEY WHICH ALSO FEATURES A NEW RECORDING ESPECIALLY FOR THE ALBUM.

TEN YEARS AFTER LIVE AT READING 1983 NOW IN THE STORE AS IS A FANTASTIC NEW ALBUM FROM KENT FOLK ROCKERS GREEN DIESEL TITLED WAYFARERS ALL. ALSO AVAILABLE

ALSO NEW IN 4 YES 4 WISHBONE ASH DELUXE VERSIONS OF ILLUMINATIONS, BONAFIDE, BARE BONES AND POWER OF ETERNITY. EACH EDITION COMES IN A CARD SLEEVE AND HAS A BONUS DISC OF LIVE MATERIAL PLUS AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ANDY POWELL SPEAKING ABOUT EACH ALBUM.

MANY OTHER THINGS HAVE BEEN FLOWING THROUGH THE ELEPHANT EMPIRE INCLUDING A BRAND NEW 2014 REMASTERED VERSION OF MAGNA CARTA'S CLASSIC 'SEASONS' ALBUM. RELEASED WITH NEW LINER NOTES FROM CHRIS SIMPSON AND IN THE SEXY DIGI FORMAT.

ALSO AVAILABLE NOW FROM THE WELSH BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN WE HAVE MARTYN JOSEPH'S DOUBLE CD DELIGHT OF 'BEING THERE' & 'MARTYN JOSEPH'. PLUS THE ORIGINAL MAMA'S BOYS (THE McMANUS BROTHERS)WITH THEIR BAND 'CELTUS' AND TWO WONDERFUL ALBUMS TOGETHER 'MOONCHILDE & PORTRAIT'.

- SOLSTICE BY MARY JANE. SOLSTICE IS THE BANDS LASTEST STUDIO ALBUM AND AVAILABLE NOW. ALSO JUST IN FROM THE OLDFIELD FAMILY - NATASHA BY SALLY OLDFIELD.

AND SO JANUARY 2014 IS UPON US AND WE HAVE SOME WONDERFUL NEW RELEASES PLANNED FOR THIS YEAR. TO START WE HAVE TWO WONDERFUL SIMON NICOL SOLO ALBUMS AVAILABLE. BEFORE YOUR TIME AND CONSONANT PLEASE CAROL. ALSO AVAILABLE IS I GOT NEW SHOES REVISITED FROM THE ALBION DANCE BAND AND LATER IN THE MONTH A FINE COMPILATION FROM STONE THE CROWS FEATURING MAGGIE BELL.

THE ALBION CHRISTMAS BAND HAVE BEEN ON THE ROAD AGAIN THIS YEAR WITH A WONDERFUL COLLECTION OF SONGS, POEMS AND JOLLITIES. MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ONE AND ALL FROM BARRY & MALCOLM, ASHLEY HUTCHINGS AND THE ALBION CHRISTMAS BAND.

AVAILABLE NOW WHAT IS CONSIDERED TO BE ASHLEY HUTCHINGS MASTERPIECE 'BY GLOUCESTER DOCKS I SAT DOWN AND WEPT' REMASTERED - REPACKAGED AND SOUNDING ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT. ALSO BACK IN STOCK RISE UP LIKE THE SUN...... NICE

KENT'S FINEST SHANTY CREW "SWINGING THE LEAD" HAVE THEIR DEBUT ALBUM AVAILABLE NOW. FEATURES MANY MUCH LOVED SHANTIES INCLUDING A FANTASTIC VERSION OF "ELLEN VANNIN". CLICK ON LEFT TO BUY

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If this is your first visit to our site - a BIG welcome to you, please feel free to browse our pages of information and items available for purchase from some of the best Folk and Rock acts from the U.K.

If you are one of our regular customers/browsers then - HI and thanks for dropping in to see us again. - Enjoy your stay with us!!

In addition we also offer a free search for the more harder to get CD's around the world. If you are looking for anything please feel free to email us and we will be happy to try and help.

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Malcolm and Barry


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