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7 April 1943, Luton, Bedfordshire, England. An outstanding player, Abrahams contributed (albeit briefly) to the blues boom of the late 60s, but sadly his career has not matched his undoubted potential. Following a musical apprenticeship in the early 60s with Neil Christian, Dickie Pride and the Toggery Five, guitarist Abrahams made a career breakthrough with Jethro Tull and Blodwyn Pig. He embarked on a largely unsuccessful solo career in 1971. His Mick Abrahams and At Last, as the Mick Abrahams Band, featured Walt Monahan (bass), Bob Sergeant (keyboards/vocals) and Ritchie Dharma (drums). Abrahams made a guitar tuition album that eventually outsold his previous catalogue, although he subsequently left the music business to work as a financial consultant.
In the early 90s Abrahams announced that he was re-forming Blodwyn Pig, and he has continued to perform with this band and as a solo acoustic blues performer. 1991s All Said And Done...