Accolade was an English folk-rock band that released a self-titled album on Columbia in 1970, followed by a second on Regal Zonophone in 1971. The first album features singer–songwriter Gordon Giltrap, who later charted as an instrumental symphonic-rock musician. Members: Brian Cresswell (saxophone, flute), Gordon Giltrap (guitar, vocals), Ian Hoyle (drums), Don Partridge (guitar, vocals, […]

Gordon Giltrap

Gordon Giltrap (born April 6, 1948) is an English classical guitarist and composer from Brenchley, Kent, who released two albums on Transatlantic Records circa 1968/69, followed by a third on MCA in 1971, during which time he also recorded two albums with the folk combo Accolade. He gained newfound popularity with a trio of albums […]

Accolade ‎– Accolade (1970)

Accolade is the first of two albums by the English folk-rock combo of the same name, released in 1970 on Columbia (EMI). Tracklist: A1. “Maiden Flight Eliza” (2:42) A2. “Starting All Over” (4:45) A3. “Prelude to a Dawn” (3:10) A4. “Never Ending Solitude” (2:36) A5. “Nature Boy” (9:35) B1. “Gospel Song” (3:31) B2. “Calico” (3:03) […]