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WISHBONE ASH Guitarist Remembers RENAISSANCE Keyboardist

May 7, 2015

As we  a few days ago, on May 1st John Tout, the former keyboard player with RENAISSANCE had passed away. He stays in the memory of many, though, and that’s how , the guitarist of WISHBONE ASH, remembers John: “I am saddened to … Continue reading

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May 1, 2015

WISHBONE ASH have been a significant part of the ’70s rock scene, seamlessly melding hard rock attack, prog sophistication and folk mellowness. More so, their twin-guitar trademark sound became a prototype for many other bands, and their influence is widely felt today, … Continue reading

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April 30, 2015

April 2015 “Live Dates”: the title of WISHBONE ASH’s classic concert album has long become their modus operandi and sometimes a framework for giving the fans the band’s old material to enjoy – as  by this scribe right after our … Continue reading

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Andy Powell on RENAISSANCE

January 29, 2015

Yesterday there was on two archive recordings by RENAISSANCE being released soon. One of the these features WISHBONE ASH mainstay . DME asked Andy about that, and that’s what the guitarist has to say: “RENAISSANCE were a band that we worked with … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE bootlegs turn legit

January 28, 2015

During their first run, RENAISSANCE released only one concert album, 1976’s “Live at Carnegie Hall,” and though some more have been out since the late ’90s, none of those documented the band’s earlier period. This niche couldn’t stay unfilled, so collectors’ interest to bootleg recordings thrived. … Continue reading

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