Cathy Lesurf

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Cathy Lesurf
Origin United Kingdom
Genres Folk
Associated acts Oyster Ceilidh Band, Fiddler's Dram, Fairport Convention, The Albion Band

Cathy Lesurf, born 1953, is a British folk music singer-songwriter who was brought up in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.[1] She has been a member of bands in the 1970s such as Oyster Ceilidh Band, Fiddler's Dram, and The Albion Band.[1][2][3] She released a solo album, Surface, in 1985, the same year that she appeared as a guest vocalist on the Fairport Convention album Gladys' Leap.[4] She created and ran the World in 1 County festival from 2002 to 2007.[5] In November 2009, she released the solo single "This Christmas",[1] which was written by her husband, David Wilson.[6]

Discography[edit]

Solo singles
  • "This Christmas" (2009)
Solo albums
  • Surface (1985)
With Fairport Convention
With The Albion Band
  • Live at the Cambridge Folk Festival (1998) (tracks 7 - 11, recorded 1987)
  • Live in Concert (1993) (tracks 8 - 11, recorded 1982)
  • The Wild Side Of Town (1987)
  • Stella Maris (1987)
  • A Christmas Present from the Albion Band (1985)
  • Under the Rose (1984)
  • Light Shining (1983)
With Oyster Band
  • English Rock 'n' Roll The Early Years 1800-1850 (1982)
With Oyster Ceilidh Band
With Fiddler's Dram

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Stevenage singer tipped for number one slot". The Comet. 12 November 2009. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "A Brief Albion Band History". toadinthehole.org.uk. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "What becomes of the one-hit wonders?". guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "CATHY LESURF (LP) - Surface". musicfolk. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Event previews: World in 1 County". BBC Online. 10 June 2005. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "Cathy's X-Factor Xmas challenge". BBC News Online. 11 November 2009. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 

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