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Mrs Ackroyd Band

A Manchester based band singing comic songs.

Members: Alison Younger (voice,Bombarde), Hilary Spencer (voice), Chris Harvey (Accordian) and Les Barker (songwriter). Also joined by June Tabor, Carthys and Watersons and Bernard Wrigley.

Mrs Ackroyd was a dog belonging to Les.


  • Gnus and Roses
  • Oranges and Lemmings
  • Tubular Dogs
  • Dark Side of the Mongrel
  • Mrs Ackroyd Superstar