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Hatfield and the North

Hatfield and the North
Country
England
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Hatfield and the North was an experimental Canterbury scene rock band that lasted from October 1972 to June 1975, with some reunions thereafter. The original members were Phil Miller (guitar, from Matching Mole), Phil's brother Steve Miller (keyboards, from Caravan), Pip Pyle (drums, from Gong), and Richard Sinclair (bass and vocals, from Caravan). By the time of the recording of their first album, Dave Stewart had come in on keyboards, and the Northettes (Barbara Gaskin, Amanda Parsons, and Ann Rosenthal) provided backing vocals. After the second album, several members went on to form National Health.
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http://www.hatfieldandthenorth.co.uk
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Releases on file (8)
Various Artists — Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales Various Artists — Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales
(Zeitgeist Media 3, 2015, DVD)
Various Artists — To Canterbury and Beyond - A Tribute to the Canterbury Scene Various Artists — To Canterbury and Beyond - A Tribute to the Canterbury Scene
(Mellow MMP 361 A/B, 1999, 2CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hattitude: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 2 Hatfield and the North — Hattitude: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 2
(HATCO-CD73-7502, 1975/2006, CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hatwise Choice: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 1 Hatfield and the North — Hatwise Choice: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 1
(HATCO-CD73-7501, 1975/2005, CD)
Hatfield and the North — The Rotters' Club Hatfield and the North — The Rotters' Club
(Virgin V 2030, 1975, LP)
Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North
(Virgin V 2008, 1973, LP)
Hatfield and the North — John Peel Session (12th January 1973) Hatfield and the North — John Peel Session (12th January 1973)
((Not on label) no#, 1973/2010, DL)

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