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Strawhead

This UK folk group comprised Chris Pollington (b. Christopher Harvey Pollington, 1948, Manchester, Britain; body organ, vocals, recorder, acoustic guitar), Malcolm Gibbons (b. 1949, Chorley, Lancashire, Britain; bass drum, vocals, acoustic guitar), and Gregg G. Butler (b. 1946, Brixton, London, Britain; cornet, vocals, recorder, snare drum), growing from a four piece, in 1974, who have been all members from the Garstang Morris Males. They truly became a trio in 1976, the same 12 months they performed the Fylde Folk Event. Strawhead displayed Britain for the BBC within an worldwide folk event in Belgium. These were involved with a task commemorating Preston Guild in 1992. It presented the annals of Preston, Lancashire in track up to 1900. The task also included a display, ‘The Aged Lamb And Flag’, that a publication and recording are prepared. The group’s feeling of history is usually evident generally in most of their function, accentuated by their effective usage of instrumentation. This is exhibited on Sedgemoor, the storyplot of Monmouth’s rebellion in 1685.

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