The Strawbs were an English folk-rock band from Strawberry Hill, London, that released eight studio albums and a live disc on A&M between 1969 and 1975, followed by a pair of albums on Oyster/Polydor in 1976/77 and a final release on Arista in 1978. The band was founded in 1967 by guitarist/vocalist Dave Cousins and […]

Strawbs – Ghosts (1975)

Ghosts is the seventh album by English symphonic/folk-rock band the Strawbs, released in 1975 on A&M. Tracklist: A1. “Ghosts: Sweet Dreams / Night Light / Guardian Angel / Night Light” (8:33) A2. “Lemon Pie” (4:01) A3. “Starshine / Angel Wine” (5:15) A4. “Where Do You Go (When You Need a Hole to Crawl In)” (3:02) B1. […]

Strawbs ‎– Hero and Heroine (1974)

Hero and Heroine is the sixth album by English symphonic/folk-rock band the Strawbs, released in 1974 on A&M. Tracklist: A1. “Autumn” (8:26) —i. Heroine’s Theme —ii. Deep Summer’s Sleep —iii. The Winter Long A2. “Sad Young Man” (4:07) A3. “Just Love” (3:40) A4. “Shine on Silver Sun” (2:46) B1. “Hero and Heroine” (3:20) B2. “Midnight […]

Strawbs ‎– Grave New World (1972)

Grave New World is the fourth studio album by English symphonic/folk rockers the Strawbs, released in 1972 on A&M. Tracklist: A1. “Benedictus” (4:25) A2. “Hey, Little Man…. Thursday’s Child” (1:05) A3. “Queen of Dreams” (5:31) A4. “Heavy Disguises” (2:53) A5. “New World” (4:13) A6. “Hey, Little Man…. Wednesday’s Child” (1:07) B1. “The Flower and the […]

Sandy Denny

Sandy Denny — aka Alexandra Elene Maclean Denny (Jan. 6, 1947 — April 21, 1978) — was an English singer–songwriter who first recorded in 1967 for Saga Records, appearing on split-albums with folkies Alex Campbell and Johnny Silvo. In 1968, she passed through a formative lineup of the Strawbs before joining Fairport Convention, which she […]