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RENAISSANCE: Classic Concerts To Be Released

August 9, 2016

Last year saw no less than two releases from RENAISSANCE – one  and – that were followed by the band’s recent . Soon, though no particular date was given, the archival streak is to be picked up by a DVD/3CD package “Live At The BBC” comprising concert … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE: First Live Album From The First Line-Up

June 20, 2016

Close relatives of LED ZEPPELIN, RENAISSANCE were a radically different recombination of THE YARDBIRDS’ DNA, but many tend to forget their genesis – eclipsed soon enough by a new line-up that fully embraced the art-rock idiom. Still, that was the original plan of … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE – Live At The Union Chapel

May 16, 2016

Renaissance Touring 2016 Back to Blighty: homecoming triumph of the brightly burning storytellers of yore. Michael Dunford’s passing in 2012 might have broken the last line linking this ensemble to British soil yet, since their “big dream was to bring … Continue reading

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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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RENAISSANCE – Academy Of Music 1974

May 4, 2015

Cleopatra 2015 Turning their cards in NYC, English art rock ensemble embrace their symphonic side to get away with opulence. It was an enchanting evening in May 1974, when FAIRPORTS with Sandy Denny at the front opened for RENAISSANCE who … Continue reading

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