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Barbara Gaskin

Barbara Gaskin
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England
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Barbara Gaskin (born 5 June 1950) is a British singer associated with the UK Canterbury scene. She was the lead vocalist with the folk-rock band Spirogyra from 1969-74, and worked with Hatfield & the North and National Health as one of the "Northettes." Her duo with keyboardist Dave Stewart began in 1981, and has been active on and off since then.
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http://davebarb.com
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Releases on file (24)
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin — Star Clocks Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin — Star Clocks
(Burning Shed BRCDLP-07, 2018, CD)
Dave Sinclair — Stream Dave Sinclair — Stream
(Crescent CRSCNT 002, 2011, CD)
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin — Green and Blue Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin — Green and Blue
(BRCDLP-05, 2009, CD)
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin — Hour Moon Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin — Hour Moon
(Broken BRCDEP-01, 2009, CD)
Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Conspiracy Theories Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Conspiracy Theories
(Moonjune MJR013, 2007, CD)
Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch
(Voiceprint VP198CD, 1998, CD)
Dirk (Mont) Campbell — Music from a Round Tower Dirk (Mont) Campbell — Music from a Round Tower
(East Side Digital ESD 81212, 1996, CD)
Stewart / Gaskin — Spin Stewart / Gaskin — Spin
(Rykodisc RCD 20213, 1991, CD)
Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin — The Big Idea Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin — The Big Idea
(Rykodisc RCD 20172, 1990, CD)
Phil Miller — Split Seconds Phil Miller — Split Seconds
(Reckless Records RECK 8, 1988, CD)
Phil Miller — Cutting Both Ways Phil Miller — Cutting Both Ways
(Cuneiform Rune 11, 1987/1989, CD)
Bill Bruford's Earthworks — Earthworks Bill Bruford's Earthworks — Earthworks
(Summerfold BBSF 009 CD, 1987/2004, CD)
Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin — Up from the Dark Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin — Up from the Dark
(Rykodisc RCD 10011, 1986, CD)
Peter Blegvad — The Naked Shakespeare Peter Blegvad — The Naked Shakespeare
(Virgin CDV 2284, 1983/1998, CD)
National Health — D.S. al Coda National Health — D.S. al Coda
(Blueprint BP129CD, 1982/2001, CD)
Jakko — Silesia Jakko — Silesia
(Chiswick 0067 082, 1982, LP)
Bruford — Gradually Going Tornado Bruford — Gradually Going Tornado
(Winterfold BBWF005CD, 1980/2005, CD)
Hatfield and the North — The Rotters' Club Hatfield and the North — The Rotters' Club
(Virgin V 2030, 1975, LP)
Egg — The Civil Surface Egg — The Civil Surface
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2003, 1974/2007, CD)
Spirogyra — Bells, Boots and Shambles Spirogyra — Bells, Boots and Shambles
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2412, 1973/2013, CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North
(Virgin V 2008, 1973, LP)
Spirogyra — Old Boot Wine Spirogyra — Old Boot Wine
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2411, 1972/2013, CD)
Spirogyra — Burn the Bridges: The Demo Tapes 70-71 Spirogyra — Burn the Bridges: The Demo Tapes 70-71
(Repertoire REP 4846, 1971/2000, CD)
Spirogyra — St. Radigunds Spirogyra — St. Radigunds
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2410, 1971/2013, CD)

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