Steeleye Span
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1969
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Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span Biography (Wikipedia)

Steeleye Span are an English folk rock band formed in 1969. Still active today, along with Fairport Convention, they are amongst the best known acts of the British folk revival, and were among the most commercially successful, thanks to their hit singles "Gaudete" and "All Around My Hat". They had three Top 40 albums; they achieved a certified gold record with sales of "All Around My Hat".

Throughout their history, Steeleye Span have seen many personnel changes but have maintained a strong continuity of tradition. Their typical album is a collection of mostly traditional songs with one or two instrumental tracks of jigs and/or reels added; the traditional songs often include some of the Child ballads. In their later albums there has been an increased tendency to include music written by the band members, but they have never gotten completely away from traditional music, which draws upon pan-British traditions.

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Female Drummer (BBC Session, 23 Jun 1970)
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Female Drummer (BBC Session, 23 Jun 1970)
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The Blacksmith (BBC Session, 23 Jun 1970)
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The Blacksmith (BBC Session, 23 Jun 1970)
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Gaudete
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Gaudete
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I Was A Young Man (BBC Session, 23 Jun 1970)
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I Was A Young Man (BBC Session, 23 Jun 1970)
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Rosebud In June
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Rosebud In June
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Somewhere Along the Road
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Somewhere Along the Road
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Rave On (Radio 1 Session, 23 Jun 1970)
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Rave On (Radio 1 Session, 23 Jun 1970)
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