Wishbone Ash hit the road with a vibrant line-up bursting with energy, & a great set crammed with classic Ash plus awesome material forged in the timeless Ash tradition. The band drew full houses everywhere as fans delighted in a heady mix of old favorites & powerful new material from 'Bona Fide', the album which brought Wishbone back to prominence.
Almighty Blues: London & Beyond is a live album recorded on the two-year 2002-2003 tour in support of the studio album Bona Fide. Wishbone Ash hit the road with a vibrant line-up bursting with energy, & a great set crammed with classic Ash plus awesome material forged in the timeless Ash tradition. The band drew full houses everywhere as fans delighted in a heady mix of old favorites & powerful new material from 'Bona Fide', the album which brought Wishbone back to prominence.
During the early- and mid-'70s, Wishbone Ash were among England's most popular hard rock acts. The group's roots dated to the summer of 1966, when drummer Steve Upton formed a band called Empty Vessels with bassist/vocalist Martin Turner and guitarist Glen Turner. Empty Vessels soon changed their name to Tanglewood and moved to London; during a gig at the Country Club in Hampstead, they were seen by would-be rock manager Miles Copeland, who was impressed with the jazz and progressive rock influences within the band and offered to be their manager.
Raw to the Bone is the 13th album by rock band Wishbone Ash. Like its predecessor, Twin Barrels Burning, it is one of the band's heaviest records, capitalising on the popular new wave of British heavy metal that Wishbone Ash had helped influence. It is the only Wishbone Ash album to feature Mervyn Spence on bass and vocals. It is also the last album with guitarist/vocalist Laurie Wisefield, who ended his eleven-year stint with Wishbone Ash after the release of this album.
Going back to where it all began, this DVD features the band playing to a sold out crowd at the famous Shepherd's Bush Theatre in London. Famous for the guitar battles of the lead guitarists, Wishbone Ash have built a solid fan base all over the world.~ amazon.com
Wishbone Ash is renowned as a live band and has consistently cataloged its performances throughout its 46 year career with live audio recordings from back in the 1970s like the incredible Live Dates album…
Wishbone Four is the fourth studio album by British rock band Wishbone Ash, released in 1973. It was a departure from their previous album, Argus, in that it lacked that recording's overall cohesion and atmosphere and the loose conceptual framework of a stately, pastoral and warring medieval England. Containing only hints of the extended twin-lead guitar harmonies, Wishbone Four's stylistic variety found its footing in acoustic folk elements in half of the eight-song set…