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THE STRAWBS joined by
2015 UK tour
STRAWBS will be joined by ADAM WAKEMAN, the UK’s hottest young keyboard player, for their 2014 UK tour.
Rick Wakeman was the first Strawbs keyboard player before he
left to join Yes. Adam has previously toured and recorded with Strawbs as has
his brother Oliver, an unprecedented sequence of events!
At the age of 24 Adam Wakeman won the award as “Best New Talent” in America’s ‘Keyboard Magazine’. He is currently in his ninth year as keyboard player with the Ozzy Osbourne band. Adam has recently toured with Black Sabbath and Slash & Friends, and has also recorded and toured with Annie Lennox.
The STRAWBS also features Rick Wakeman drummer Tony Fernandez (Ruthless Blues/Dana Gillespie) who joined the band in 1977 .The front line of Strawbs for the tour is as it was in 1974 comprising leader David Cousins on guitar & vocals, Dave Lambert lead guitar & vocals, and bass player Chas Cronk.
In the 1970s Strawbs had 7 consecutive albums on the Billboard Top 200 chart and globally sold over 3 million albums including ‘Bursting At The Seams’, ‘Grave New World’, and ‘Hero and Heroine’. Dave Cousins is just completing his autobiography