The Men They Couldn't Hang

English folk-rock band who sing the occasional traditional song.


Night of 1,000 Candles1985 Imp FIEND 50 
[Reissue]1997 Edsel  
How Green Is The Valley1986 MCAMCF 3337 
[Reissue]1992 MCA 
Waiting For Bonaparte1987 MagnetMGL 5075 
Silver Town1989 SilvertoneORELP 503 
The Domino Club1990 SilvertoneORELP 512 
Well Hung1991  
Alive, Alive-o1991  
Never Born To Follow1996 Demon 
Big 6 Pack1997 Demon 
The Cherry Red Jukebox2003 Twah 
Devil on the Wind2009 Irregular 


Title. year. Label. number.
Majestic Grill: The Best of the Men They Couldn't Hang 1998Demon 
Smugglers and Bounty Hunters (2 CDs) (*)2005 Recall 
Demos and Rarities Vol 2   

(* Demos and Rarities)

Best albums(*).

How Green Is The Valley1986
Smugglers and Bounty Hunters: Live 2005
Devil on the Wind 2009

(*)Based on critical opinion.


Title. year. Label. Number
The Green Fields of France (No Man's Land)/ The Men They Couldn't Hang1984IMP IMP003
Greenback Dollar/ Night To Remember 1985Demon D 1040
Ghosts of Cable Street/ Dream Machine 1986  
Gold Rush1986  
The Colours1988Magnet SELL 6
Great Expectations (Big Dreams(1992  
The Eye 1996    


The Shooting2005Cherry Red
Never Born to Follow2007Cherry Red

Hit albums.

Title.year.highest position.
Night of 1,000 Candles198591
How Green Is My Valley198668
Waiting For Bonaparte198741
Silver Town198939
The Domino Club199053

Hit singles.

Title.year.highest position.
The Colours1988 61

Last updated on 11/04/2010