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James Yorkston and The Athletes was the name used by Scottish folk musician James Yorkston when recording a number of albums with a number of friends and associates between 2002 and 2006. The Athletes included:
Faisal - Percussion/Harmonium/Lap Steel
Reuben - Accordion/Concertina/Piano
Holly - Small Pipes/Whistle
Doogie - Double Bass/banjo
Wendy - Violin
John Bews - Violin

The albums credited to James Yorkston and…

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  • all the different vocals on Cellardyke are brilliant
  • Fuck's sake, 'The Cellardyke...' is an album by [artist]James Yorkston[/artist], not [artist]James Yorkston and The Athletes[/artist]. Let's all vote for a correction and correct Last.fm's auto-correction.
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  • Saw him yesterday at Latitude and he didn't play Woozy With Cider. Disappointed.
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  • 'just as scared' - song of october, 2012. achingly gorgeous duet. wow, can't stop listening.
  • I listened to 4 or 5 of his songs. Then decided to play my Nick Drake albums.
  • Listen together with others to new indie folk and indie pop artists and tunes in the "New Indie Folk" Soundrop room on Spotify - http://open.soundrop.fm/s/W2Pf1ShxheWGD8th
  • What a shitty description....En Castellano: Una mierdita la descripción, James...Un capo!
  • someone should write a description more in keeping with mr yorkston and his music. not me though. mine would be worse than the current one.

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