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Marianne Segal

Inside a transatlantic twist which has confused discographers monitoring rare folk-rock files, Marian Segal With Silver Jade was actually the same band that had formed in Britain beneath the name Jade, and released their sole album beneath the name Jade in the U.K. in 1970. It proved there is another …

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Rick Hayward

In the later ’60s, Rick Hayward (after that referred to as Rick Birkett) was a guitarist in the Accent, playing on the respectable non-hit 1967 British psychedelic single “Red Sky during the night”/”Wind of Change.” Quickly afterward, he briefly attemptedto form a music group with Fishing rod Argent soon after …

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The Ghost

The obscure later-’60s British band the Ghost played a fairly eccentric and anxious combination of psychedelia, folk-rock, and progressive rock on the sole album, 1970’s IF YOU ARE Dead — One Second. Shaped in Birmingham, the group highlighted two quite different business lead vocalists, the bellowing and ominous Paul Eastment …

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Roaring Jelly

This UK comedy-folk trio comprised Clive Harvey (b. 27 November 1945, Watford, Hertfordshire, Britain; electric guitar, vocals, ukulele, harmonica), Derek Pearce (b. Birmingham, Warwickshire, Britain; vocals, multi-instrumentalist), and Mick Hennessey (b. Derby, Derbyshire, Britain; acoustic and electrical bass, vocals). Harvey fulfilled Pearce in 1970 at Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, where they …

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Equation

Equation continues to be called, “the market leaders from the folk brat pack”. Despite their early age, the English quintet has influenced evaluations with folk-rock veterans including Fairport Convention, Pentangle, and Steeleye Period and pop organizations including 10,000 Maniacs and Fleetwood Mac pc. While Mojo Journal had written, “their hard-earned …

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Wynder K. Frog

Wynder K. Frog was a jazz/blues music group arranged in 1967 by key pad participant Mick Weaver. The account of the group — that was billed as Wynder K. Frogg in another of its first London gigs (starting for the after that newly-formed Visitors) — was relatively fluid, specifically in …

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Dana Gillespie

Vocalist Dana Gillespie’s 1st album premiered when she was just 15. Over another four years, as a solid presence in the wonderful world of music, she was area of the documenting of around 40 albums. Initially of her profession in the ’60s, she sang folk music. Sooner or later in …

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The Strawbs

Among the better Uk progressive rings of the first ’70s, the Strawbs differed off their more lucrative compatriots — the Moody Blues, Ruler Crimson, Green Floyd — principally for the reason that their audio originated in British folk music, instead of rock and roll. Founded in 1967 being a bluegrass-based …

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Al Stewart

Scottish singer/songwriter Al Stewart continues to be a wonderfully prolific and effective musician across 50 years, employed in a dizzying selection of stylistic settings and musical genres — quite simply, he’s had a genuine career, and did it without concerning himself an excessive amount of about trends and the general …

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Ralph McTell

Although he’s best-known for his classic folk song staple “Streets of London,” which initial appeared on his Spiral Staircase album in 1969, Ralph McTell is a multi-dimensional guitarist and singer/songwriter who’s influenced a huge selection of folk singers in the uk, Europe, as well as the U.S. Thankfully, people in …

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