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Strawbs on the Old Grey Whistle Test

"Tears and Pavan" has always been one of my favorite Strawbs tunes, and here they do it sort of live (-ish) for British TV.

by Jon Davis, Published 2013-12-20


Filed under: Video

Related artist(s): Dave Cousins, Strawbs

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