Ian Whitcomb

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10 July 1941, Woking, Surrey, England. This former Dorset public schoolboy enjoyed fleeting success in North America when the continent’s fascination with UK pop peaked in 1964. While a student, at Dublin’s Trinity College in Eire, he fronted Bluesville who recorded ‘Soho’, a harmonica-led instrumental. During a summer holiday in the states, he secured the US release of ‘Soho’ through Zoom, a Capitol Records subsidiary. To the rest of Bluesville’s... Read more

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