Classic Rock Legends Wishbone Ash, 50th Anniversary


The Beatles, the Blues Boom and Psychedelia had made their impact on Classic Rock and the creative possibilities were infinite. Pioneering the use of twin lead guitars, WISHBONE ASH jumped on board in 1970, opening for Deep Purple.  Andy Powell jumped up with Ritchie Blackmore at soundcheck and Ritchie loved it and recommended them to MCA which led to their first, self-titled album later that year.  The band quickly began headlining in arenas, stadiums and festivals throughout the world.  Taking full advantage of the fertile musical environment, they produced a distinctive brand of melodic rock, readily apparent on such works as “The King Will Come/Throw Down The Sword/Warrior”, “Lorelei”, “F.U.B.B.”.   “Phoenix” and “Blowin’ Free”.  “Rest In Peace”. Power and melody have made the Ash a hard act to follow, while they are currently being discovered by new generations of loyal music fans

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