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domingo, 20 de junio de 2010

THE STRAWBS, FROM THE WITCHWOOD

STRAWBS ES SIN DUDA ALGUNA UNA DE LAS BANDAS MÁS QUERIDAS Y APRECIADAS DEL FOLK PROGRESIVO BRITÁNICO. CON UNA LARGUÍSIMA DISCOGRAFÍA A SUS ESPALDAS, MUCHOS DE SUS ÁLBUMES SON IMPRESCINDIBLES EN CUALQUIER BUENA COLECCIÓN. "FROM THE WITCHWOOD" Y "HERO & HEROINE" SON DOS OBRAS MAESTRAS.
One of the better British progressive groups, The STRAWBS were a 60's folk and medieval band turned prog-rock with the help of Dave COUSINS (the heart and soul of this group) and Rick WAKEMAN "master of the keyboards". WAKEMAN is featured on the albums "Strawbs", "Dragonfly", "Just A Collection of...", and "From The Witchwood" before he joined YES. The line-up for the group changed markedly over the years. Their sound has been in a state of constant evolution combining English folk and progressive sounds to form their unique style. Critics seem to have a preference for the STRAWBS in the early Seventies when the group consisted of Tony & John HOOPER, John FORD, Richard HUDSON and keyboard virtuoso Rick WAKEMAN. The group ceased to exist at the end of the 1970s, and COUSINS embarked on some solo projects. STRAWBS would appeal to fans of bands like FAIRPORT CONVENTION, STEELEYE SPAN, PENTANGLE, etc. They have recorded over 15 albums through the years, with various lineups around the core of Dave COUSINS who offered beautiful melodic compositions. Every STRAWBS album between "Witchwood" and "Nomadness" has something unique to offer. A perfect introduction to the sound of The STRAWBS is the compilation-CD "A Choice of Strawbs" (16 tracks). It features all their best material from their most creative and "symphonic" period (between '71 and '74). The music of The STRAWBS frequently ranges from folky (acoustic guitars) and classic (piano and harpsichord) to bombastic, symphonic rock (fiery electric guitar and glorious Mellotron in the vein of BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST and The MOODY BLUES). The vocals are powerful with a lot of expression.
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Página oficial de The Strawbs Página de Strawbs en AMG
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1 comentarios:

Anónimo,  27 de junio de 2010, 15:52  

Julio, tengo por casa un "librito" editado en 1977 correspondiente a la "coleccion Vibracionbes Cuadernos de Rock" se titula MOOG ROCK, E.L.&P, Yes & Genesis., acreditado a Damian G.Puig, Julio Murillo y Adolfo Perez.
Te Suena?
Un Abrazo
Julio (Asturias)

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