Author Archives: Mark Fry
17 years after we released Plain English, and 12 years since we started working on it, our “difficult” third album is nearly ready.
Three Pressed Men have been invited to take our music to the seaside in the first weekend of June. We’ll be playing on Saturday 3rd, in the afternoon for about 45-50 minutes. UPDATE: our slot starts at 3pm. How appropriate! … Continue reading
Three Pressed Men will be performing a few songs during the interval of May’s Oxfolk Ceilidh. The dance band that night is Out of Hand, with caller Rhianwen Davies.
Following our well-received performance in Blackwell’s bookshop at the 2016 festival, we’ve been invited to perform at the 2017 event. We will be performing at the Oxford Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre in St Ebbe’s at 3:15pm on Sunday … Continue reading
“Roll up, roll up for a night of fun. Sustainable Wallingford is holding a barn dance on Saturday 25th February in the Great Hall at Cholsey Meadows (OX10 9HH), featuring popular local band, Traction, with their caller Pete North.
An English (or “three-two”) hornpipe written as a birthday present for Dick Wolff, November 2002. Dick chose the title himself.
A 3/2 hornpipe written as a leaving present for Nadine and Ian White when they moved from Drayton in Oxfordshire to Whithorn in Galloway.
An English or “three-two” hornpipe. I attempted to pass this off at a session as an early 18th century tune, saying I thought it was written “between about 1700 and 1730” but was rumbled immediately.
Many thanks to everyone who turned up for Three Pressed Men’s gig at The White Hart in Wolvercote at the end of October. I (Mark) will be back there on Sun 27th Nov to do the interval spot for November’s … Continue reading