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Dave Cousins

Dave Cousins
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Dave Cousins (born David Joseph Hindson, 7 January 1945, Hounslow, Middlesex, England) has been the leader, primary lead singer, and most active songwriter of Strawbs since the band's beginning, and has released a number of solo albums as well. In addition to his musical activities, he has been involved extensively in radio both in the UK and Europe.
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http://www.strawbsweb.co.uk
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Releases on file (43)
Strawbs — Settlement Strawbs — Settlement
(Esoteric Recordings Antenna, 2021, CD / LP / DL)
Strawbs — The Ferryman's Curse Strawbs — The Ferryman's Curse
(Esoteric Recordings Antenna 5013929477032, 2017, CD)
Strawbs — Hero and Heroine in Ascencia Strawbs — Hero and Heroine in Ascencia
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2050, 2011, CD)
Strawbs — Dancing to the Devil's Beat Strawbs — Dancing to the Devil's Beat
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2045, 2009, CD)
Strawbs — The Broken Hearted Bride Strawbs — The Broken Hearted Bride
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2044, 2008, CD)
Strawbs — Lay down with the Strawbs Strawbs — Lay down with the Strawbs
(Secret CRIDE 84, 2008, 2CD)
Dave Cousins — Moving Pictures Dave Cousins — Moving Pictures
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2057, 2008/2015, CD)
Dave Cousins — Secret Paths Dave Cousins — Secret Paths
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2042, 2008, CD)
Dave Cousins — The Boy in the Sailor Suit Dave Cousins — The Boy in the Sailor Suit
(Witchwoood Media WRCD 2040, 2007, CD)
Cousins and Conrad — High Seas Cousins and Conrad — High Seas
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2025, 2005, CD)
Strawbs — Live at NEARfest Strawbs — Live at NEARfest
(Witchwoood Media WMCD2026, 2005, CD)
Strawbs — Painted Sky Strawbs — Painted Sky
(Worldwide, 2005, CD)
Strawbs — Déjà Fou Strawbs — Déjà Fou
(Witchwoood Media WMCD2020, 2004, CD)
Acoustic Strawbs — Live in Toronto at Hugh's Room Acoustic Strawbs — Live in Toronto at Hugh's Room
(Witchwoood Media SP 9913, 2004, DVD)
Strawbs — Blue Angel Strawbs — Blue Angel
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2008, 2003, CD)
Wakeman & Cousins — Hummingbird Wakeman & Cousins — Hummingbird
(Witchwoood Media WMCD2007, 2002, CD)
Acoustic Strawbs — Baroque & Roll Acoustic Strawbs — Baroque & Roll
(Witchwoood Media WRCD2004, 2001, CD)
Strawbs — Halcyon Days Strawbs — Halcyon Days
(540662-2 , 1997, 2CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Cousins & Willoughby — The Bridge Cousins & Willoughby — The Bridge
(The Road Goes on Forever RGFCD 020, 1994, CD)
Strawbs — Ringing down the Years Strawbs — Ringing down the Years
(Virgin CDV 3031, 1991, CD)
Strawbs — Don't Say Goodbye... Strawbs — Don't Say Goodbye...
(CHORD CD009, 1987, CD)
Dave Cousins and Brian Willoughby — Old School Songs Dave Cousins and Brian Willoughby — Old School Songs
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2051, 1979/2011, CD)
Strawbs — Deadlines Strawbs — Deadlines
(Arista AB 4172, 1978, LP)
Strawbs — Heartbreak Hill Strawbs — Heartbreak Hill
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2033, 1978/2006, CD)
Strawbs — Burning for You Strawbs — Burning for You
(Oyster OY-1-1604, 1977, LP)
Strawbs — Deep Cuts Strawbs — Deep Cuts
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2031, 1976/2005, CD)
Strawbs — Ghosts Strawbs — Ghosts
(A&M SP-4506, 1975, LP)
Strawbs — Live in Tokyo '75 / Grave New World, the Movie Strawbs — Live in Tokyo '75 / Grave New World, the Movie
(Witchwoood Media SP 9905, 1975/2005, DVD)
Strawbs — Nomadness Strawbs — Nomadness
(A&M SP-4544, 1975, LP)
Strawbs — Hero and Heroine Strawbs — Hero and Heroine
(A&M SP-3607, 1974, LP)
Strawbs — Bursting at the Seams Strawbs — Bursting at the Seams
(A&M SP-4383, 1973, LP)
Rick Wakeman — The Six Wives of Henry VIII Rick Wakeman — The Six Wives of Henry VIII
(A&M 3229, 1973/1999, CD)
Strawbs — Grave New World Strawbs — Grave New World
(A&M SP-4344, 1972, LP)
Dave Cousins — Two Weeks Last Summer Dave Cousins — Two Weeks Last Summer
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2010, 1972/2004, CD)
Strawbs — From the Witchwood Strawbs — From the Witchwood
(A&M AMLH 64304, 1971, LP)
Strawbs — Dragonfly Strawbs — Dragonfly
(A&M AMLS 970, 1970, LP)
Strawbs — Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios (Live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall) Strawbs — Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios (Live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall)
(A&M SP-4288, 1970, LP)
Strawbs — Recollection Strawbs — Recollection
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2033, 1970/2006, CD)
Strawbs — Strawbs Strawbs — Strawbs
(A&M AMLS 936, 1969, LP)
Sandy Denny and the Strawbs — All Our Own Work Sandy Denny and the Strawbs — All Our Own Work
(Hannibal HNCD 1361, 1968/1991, CD)
Strawbs — Of a Time Strawbs — Of a Time
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2054, 1968/2012, CD)
Strawbs — Preserves Uncanned Strawbs — Preserves Uncanned
(The Road Goes on Forever RGF DCD 003, 1968/1991, 2CD)

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