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Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash

Carl Wiser, Songfacts, 2013

IT WAS 1971 when Wishbone Ash, touring in America as opening act for The Who, got news that two music magazines back home in England — Sounds and Melody Maker — had named them Best New Band. The next year, their third album, Argus, earned Best Album honors from Melody Maker and NME.

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