Wishbone Ash

Formed 1969
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1969
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Wishbone Ash

Wishbone Ash Biography (Wikipedia)

Wishbone Ash are a British rock band who achieved success in the early and mid-1970s. Their popular albums included Wishbone Ash (1970), Pilgrimage (1971), Argus (1972), Wishbone Four (1973), There's the Rub (1974), and New England (1976). Wishbone Ash are noted for their extensive use of the harmony twin lead guitar format which had been attracting electric blues bands since Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page had played together in the Yardbirds in 1966. Their contributions helped Andy Powell and Ted Turner to be voted "Two of the Ten Most Important Guitarists in Rock History" (Traffic magazine 1989), and to appear in the "Top 20 Guitarists of All Time" (Rolling Stone). Melody Maker (1972) described Powell and Turner as "the most interesting two guitar team since the days when Beck and Page graced The Yardbirds". They have been cited as an influence by Iron Maiden founder and bassist Steve Harris, as well as Thin Lizzy and other dual guitar bands.

Formed in Torquay, Devon, in 1969, out of the ashes of trio The Empty Vessels (originally known as The Torinoes, later briefly being renamed Tanglewood in 1969), which had been formed by Wishbone Ash's founding member Martin Turner (bass & vocals) in 1963 and complemented by Steve Upton (drums and percussion) in 1966. The original Wishbone Ash line-up was completed by guitarists/vocalists Andy Powell and Ted Turner. In 1974, Ted Turner left the band, and was replaced by Laurie Wisefield. The band continued on with strong critical and commercial success until 1980. There followed line-ups featuring former bass players from King Crimson (John Wetton), Uriah Heep (Trevor Bolder), and Trapeze (Mervyn Spence), Wisefield left in 1985. In 1987, however, the original line-up reunited for several albums – Nouveau Calls, Here to Hear and Strange Affair – until 1990, when Upton quit the band. After Martin Turner was replaced in 1991, the band recorded The Ash Live in Chicago, before Ted Turner left in 1993. This left Andy Powell as the

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Blind Eye
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Sometime World
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Sometime World
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Throw Down The Sword
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Throw Down The Sword
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Warrior
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Warrior
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Leaf and Stream
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Leaf and Stream
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The King Will Come
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The King Will Come
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Blowin' Free
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Blowin' Free
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Time Was
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Time Was
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Outward Bound
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Outward Bound
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Vas Dis
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Vas Dis
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Jail Bait
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Jail Bait
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The King Will Come - Paris Theatre 1972
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The King Will Come - Paris Theatre 1972
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Jailbate - Paris Theatre 1972
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Jailbate - Paris Theatre 1972
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Blowin' Free - Paris Theatre 1972
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Blowin' Free - Paris Theatre 1972
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Time Was - Paris Theatre 1972
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Time Was - Paris Theatre 1972
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Where You Been
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Where You Been
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Lullaby
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