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Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span
Country
England
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Steeleye Span is an English folk-rock band formed in 1969. Still active today, along with Fairport Convention, they are among the best known acts of the British folk revival, and were among the most commercially successful, thanks to their hit singles "Gaudete" and "All around My Hat." They had three Top 40 albums; they achieved a certified gold record with sales of All around My Hat. Throughout their history, Steeleye Span has seen many personnel changes but has maintained a strong continuity of tradition. Their typical album is a collection of mostly traditional songs with one or two instrumental tracks of jigs and/or reels added; the traditional songs often include some of the Child ballads. In their later albums there has been an increased tendency to include music written by the band members, but they have never got completely away from traditional music, which draws upon pan-British traditions.
Website
http://steeleye.freeservers.com
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Releases on file (23)
Steeleye Span — Dodgy Bastards Steeleye Span — Dodgy Bastards
(Park PRKCD 148, 2016, CD)
Steeleye Span & Terry Pratchett — Wintersmith Steeleye Span & Terry Pratchett — Wintersmith
(Park PRKCD 138, 2014, 2CD)
Steeleye Span — Cogs, Wheels and Lovers Steeleye Span — Cogs, Wheels and Lovers
(Park PRKCD 106, 2009, CD)
Steeleye Span — Bloody Men Steeleye Span — Bloody Men
(Park PRKCD 91, 2006, 2CD)
Steeleye Span — They Called Her Babylon Steeleye Span — They Called Her Babylon
(Park PRK CD70, 2004, CD)
Steeleye Span — Winter Steeleye Span — Winter
(Park PRKCD 74, 2004, CD)
Steeleye Span — Bedlam Born Steeleye Span — Bedlam Born
(Park PRKCD 55, 2000, CD)
Steeleye Span — Horkstow Grange Steeleye Span — Horkstow Grange
(Park PRKCD44, 1998, CD)
Steeleye Span — Time Steeleye Span — Time
(Park PRK CD34, 1996, CD)
Steeleye Span — Tempted and Tried Steeleye Span — Tempted and Tried
(BGO BGOCD537, 1989/2001, CD)
Steeleye Span — Back in Line Steeleye Span — Back in Line
(Park PRKCD 8, 1986/1991, CD)
Steeleye Span — Sails of Silver Steeleye Span — Sails of Silver
(BGO BGOCD371, 1980/1998, CD)
Steeleye Span — Live at Last! Steeleye Span — Live at Last!
(BGO BGOCD342, 1978/1997, CD)
Steeleye Span — Storm Force Ten Steeleye Span — Storm Force Ten
(BGO BGOCD337, 1977/1996, CD)
Steeleye Span — Rocket Cottage Steeleye Span — Rocket Cottage
(BGO BGOCD318, 1976/1996, CD)
Steeleye Span — All around My Hat Steeleye Span — All around My Hat
(BGO BGOCD158, 1975/1992, CD)
Steeleye Span — Commoners Crown Steeleye Span — Commoners Crown
(BGO BGOCD315, 1975/1996, CD)
Steeleye Span — Now We Are Six Steeleye Span — Now We Are Six
(BGO BGOCD157, 1974/2006, CD)
Steeleye Span — Parcel of Rogues Steeleye Span — Parcel of Rogues
(BGO BGOCD323, 1973/1996, CD)
Steeleye Span — Below the Salt Steeleye Span — Below the Salt
(Shanachie SH 79039, 1972/2009, CD)
Steeleye Span — Please to See the King Steeleye Span — Please to See the King
(Talking Elephant TECD317, 1971/2016, CD)
Steeleye Span — Ten Man Mop, or Mr. Reservoir Butler Rides Again Steeleye Span — Ten Man Mop, or Mr. Reservoir Butler Rides Again
(Talking Elephant TECD316, 1971/2016, CD)
Steeleye Span — Hark! The Village Wait Steeleye Span — Hark! The Village Wait
(Castle Music CMRCD 1251, 1970/2006, CD)

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