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The Strawbs

UK-England UK-England

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Folk & Prog Celtic (Prog)
If You Like The Strawbs listen to:
David CousinsRenaissanceThe Evil Seagulls ♦  

Formed in the late 50-s as Strawberry Hill forever by Dave Cousins and Tony Hooper as a folkband

In 1967 they renamed the band to The Strawbs and folk diva Sandy Denny joined the band. She recorded an album with them in 1967 (not released until 1973) and left to join the Fairport Convention in 1969,

Rick Wakeman joined the band for the album Dragonfly in 1970. That changed the style of making music from folk into more progressive music. Wakeman left the band to join Yes in 1971.

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