They were also one of the headliners at the Bristol Community Festival , and made a return to Glastonbury in on a higher profile stage. Under the new management of The Stranglers manager Sil Willcox a number of CD releases followed, largely featuring re-recordings of older works, but also Never Mind The Bullocks, Ere’s The Wurzels containing cover versions of contemporary British rock songs. In order to continue the surviving band needed its own songs, and these mostly took the formula of re-written popular pop songs of the time with the lyrics changed to include the usual Wurzel themes cider, farming, local villages, Cheddar cheese , etc. He is buried in Nailsea. In the same month, the BBC’s The One Show included an item on the story of the “Combine Harvester” song, featuring further interviews with Budd and Banner and extracts from the promotional film.

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The Wurzels

Just before he left Jai Howe played with the group for a short period, with Terry Pascoe also augmenting the line-up. The Official Charts Company. Nailsea, SomersetEngland.

He is buried in Nailsea. Retrieved 28 March Kingston left when Davies returned at the end of the year. Archived from the original on 23 July Adge’s death marked a turning point in the history of the Wurzels. This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat In the season and thereafter, the songs after a victory for the home side was changed for “Drink Up Thy Cider”.


The song has also been adopted by Bath City who, like Bristol City, play the track after home victories. Pete Budd is the familiar front-man of the post-Cutler band. Scrumpy is a name given to traditionally-made rough cider in southwest England, [3] popular amongst The Wurzels and their fans, and frequently referred to in their songs. Archived from the original on the wurzels i am a cider drinker May The Wurzels obtained their first permanent drummer, John Morgan born 21 AprilLydneyForest of Deanin and the line-up then remained unchanged until Baylis left in The Wurzels are also popular with supporters of Bristol City F.

The single was made available for general release only as an internet download traditional hardcopies were made available as promo discs to radio stations. drlnker

Retrieved 16 December The band continue to spread the message of ‘wurzelmania’ across the country. The Wurzels’ Big Summer Party”.

Inthe band released a limited edition split single with British Sea Power. They were also one of the headliners at the Bristol Community Festivaland made a return to Glastonbury in on a higher profile stage. By using this site, you agree to the Thee of Use and Privacy Policy.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Shortly afterwards they were joined by Melt Kingston for a short period, whilst Henry Davies went to work on other projects. Views Read Edit View history. Louie ‘Gribble’ Nicastro, latest member of the band, also x producer of the band’s recent releases, plays keyboard.

I Am A Cider Drinker Lyrics

The name of the band was dreamt up by founder Adge Cutler. His place was taken on by the band’s production and sound engineer, Louie Nicastro, until Banner’s health was restored and he was able to return in In June the Wurzels’ released another single a cover of the Kaiser Chiefs “Ruby” and as another first in the band’s history, issued in preview form, together with a promotional film, on their YouTube channel.


Bristol City Fan Club. InBBC Four started a series of repeats of the popular long-running programme Top of The Pops starting with and a programme dedicated to that year.

“I AM A CIDER DRINKER” LYRICS by THE WURZELS: When the moon shines

In they released a new song “The Mendip Windfarm Song” inspired by a local protest about wind turbines being constructed very near the Wurzel HQ in Laverton. Retrieved from ” https: Budd originally joined the Wurzels as a banjo player inand his distinctive West Country vocals made him an obvious replacement lead singer after Cutler’s death.

Early inCidrr left the group permanently and was replaced by Tony Baylis, in time for the band’s fourth album release Carry On Cutlerthe line-up now being Cutler, Banner, Baylis and Quantrill.