Steeleye Span

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by Steeleye Span

Biography

The roots of this pivotal English folk rock unit lay in several ill-fated rehearsals between Ashley Hutchings (26 January 1945, Southgate, Middlesex, England; bass, ex-Fairport Convention), Irish trio Sweeney’s Men - Terry Woods (b. 4 December 1947, Dublin, Eire; vocals, guitar, mandolin), Johnny Moynihan (vocals/fiddle) and Andy Irvine (vocals/mandolin) - and Woods’ wife Gay (b. Gabriel Corcoran, 1948, Eire; vocals, concertina, autoharp). When Moynihan and Irvine subsequently... Read more

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folk
folk rock
british folk
celtic
british
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