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Steeleye Span: The Folk Who Plugged In

Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 6 December 1975

NOW WE are six was a title conveniently borrowed from A. A. Milne to acknowledge that in 1973 Steeleye Span had finally decided to add a rock drummer. Today it has a dual purpose – for it's just six years since Ashley 'Tyger' Hutchings succeeded in putting together a band capable of producing "a good English sound in the traditional idiom."

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