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Oysterband's John Jones on walking to work

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Salut! Live breaks its long recent silence, on which can be blamed a fraught move between Abu Dhabi, the UK and southern France, to spring back into action with an account of John Jones's decision to walk the 175 miles between a series of gigs starting in Hay-on-Wye tonight and ending in Leicester on June 19 ...

Most musicians, gazing at an easy-on-the-eye pastoral landscape from the tour bus, would be grateful to be off the motorway for a change.

Other thoughts occur to John Jones, lead singer of Oysterband. He finds it difficult to suppress the urge to get off and complete the journey on foot.

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Even poorer show - but the record is about to change

Yes, I know what I promised. The excuses are jostling for position: my possessions at sea between the Middle East and Marseille, a frantic start to my resumed freelance career, flood damge at my home in France ...

The list could go on.

But here is the firmest commitment I can make: Salut! Live will be properly live again within the next few days. Unless I'm a Dutchman or a Mag.