Every Song Sings A Story
Digital downloads (WAV files) of all albums available on request, £0.50 a track or priced as CDs. Listed below are albums currently available, download or CD. Those marked *are CDs in stock, commercially produced in the Digipak format, with 4 printed faces. The numbers in brackets are the stock held. The others would be home produced in CD_jewel format, to order.
Prices are as follows:
All CDs or downloads: £4.00 each, 2 for £7.00, 3 for £10.00. Postage costs added where applicable. All vinyl sold out, new pressings will cost £50 to £100 a unit, depending on quantity. Please use the contact form on the right if you are interested.
1. First Take.
1968-1970 material, recovered from the original tapes
and ancient vinyl.
The 1973 vinyl album, recovered from the original
tapes and now on CD.
More 1970's material, recovered from the original
4.The Beggar and The Sand.
A CD re-issue of the 1976 vinyl album,
with contemporary covers from
van der Tuin
Mainly studio-recorded. Out-takes album also available.
5. The Mersey Tapes.
Early 1970's songs, predominantly first
recordings of matrieal that ended up on 2 and 4, plus a few that only
The Manchester Tapes.
Yet more 1970's songs, from the back end of
the decade, all of it only on this album.
. Digital re-workings of the 1970's material, with
several songs that have stood the test of time, including songs
inspired by my love of the mountains and about the passing of
Here we have the songs from the 1980's, with fine studio-recorded contributions from my daughter Katie, including
All Those Songs About Sunny California
, which is on my
9. Song and Dance*(11)
After a largely song-less 1990's, here are the
songs that came along during the first years of the new millenium.
10. My Mischievous Muse*(12).
mainly has the songs from a very productive 2009, when I seemed driven by that Mischievous Muse to write with new topics and new invention.
A case of something completely different - this one is
a mix of adaptations of others' material, poem settings, along with a
few and Atkinsong originals.
12. The Dee Tapes.
A round-up of otherwise unreleased material from
the 1980's and 1990's.
Some of Mine.
Some more recent material, all the songs written and recorded since 2011.
Pretty much contemporary with
but perhaps less ambitious, more reflective.
New Soles for Old Shoes.
New digital recordings of 60's and
70's songs, over half of them recorded for the first time.
Images of the CD covers and information about new CD releases is on the
There are more songs to hear on my
page, including all of
New Soles for Old Shoes
50 Years of Atkinsongs
Photo byMike Threlfall, taken at the
Anabasis Mountaineering Club
Hut, Capel Curig, North Wales.