Wishbone Ash – Portsmouth 1980. Format : Indie Exclusive 2LP Vinyl. Label : MADFISH. Cat Num : SMALP1215. Barcode : 636551821513
Release Date : November 26th 2021
NEWLY FOUND CLASSIC WISHBONE ASH LIVE SET FROM 1980
Wishbone Ash achieved considerable success in the early & mid-1970s, during which they were among England’s most popular hard rock acts achieving an incredible eight top 40 albums.
Following on from 2018s The Vintage Years, a 30-disc collection of the bands material, Madfish are proud to release a newly discovered classic live recording from 1980, while they were at the height of their powers.
The newly remastered 14-track set captured live at one of the countrys premier live venues, Portsmouth Guildhall in February 1980 in support of the recently released Just Testing album. Including classic Wishbone Ash tracks such as Phoenix, Blowin Free & The King Will Come along with the tours regular set closer, an inspired cover of Chuck Berrys Too Much Monkey Business.
This classic Wishbone Ash line-up includes original members Andy Powell (vocals, guitar), Martin Turner (vocals, bass), Steve Upton (drums) as well as latter-day addition Laurie Wisefield (vocals, guitar). This set finds them in scintillating form.