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Dave Sinclair

Dave Sinclair
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David (Dave) Sinclair (born 24 Nov. 1947 in Herne Bay, Kent, England), has been part of the progressive rock Canterbury Scene. He became famous with the band Caravan in which he was master of the typical Canterbury organ sound, and was the author of some of their classic tracks. He has been in and out of Caravan for the last 28 years, interrupted by brief stints with bands such as Matching Mole, Hatfield and the North, and Camel, and various solo projects.
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Dave Sinclair — The Little Things Dave Sinclair — The Little Things
((Not on label) no#, 2013, CD)
Dave Sinclair — Stream Dave Sinclair — Stream
(Crescent CRSCNT 002, 2011, CD)
Dave Sinclair — Treasure Chest Dave Sinclair — Treasure Chest
((Not on label) no#, 2009, CD)
Robert Wyatt — Comicopera Robert Wyatt — Comicopera
(Domino WIGCD202, 2007, CD)
Dave Sinclair — Full Circle Dave Sinclair — Full Circle
(DSINCS CD1, 2003, CD)
Dave Sinclair — Into the Sun Dave Sinclair — Into the Sun
(DSINCS CD2, 2003, CD)
Caravan — The Unauthorised Breakfast Item Caravan — The Unauthorised Breakfast Item
(Eclectic Discs ECLCD 1001, 2003, CD)
Caravan — Ether Way Caravan — Ether Way
(Hux Records 0113, 1998, CD)
Caravan — Songs for Oblivion Fishermen Caravan — Songs for Oblivion Fishermen
(Hux Records 002, 1998, CD)
Caravan — All over You Caravan — All over You
(Talking Elephant ECD090, 1996/2006, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Caravan — The Battle of Hastings Caravan — The Battle of Hastings
(HTD CD 41, 1995, CD)
Mirage — Live 14.12.94 Mirage — Live 14.12.94
(Mirage MM001CD, 1995, 2CD)
Caravan — Back to Front Caravan — Back to Front
(Eclectic Discs ECLCD 1010, 1982/2004, CD)
Caravan — The Album Caravan — The Album
(Eclectic Discs ECLCD 1011, 1980/2004, CD)
Polite Force — Canterbury Knights Polite Force — Canterbury Knights
(Voiceprint VP187CD, 1977/1996, CD)
Dave Sinclair — Moon over Man Dave Sinclair — Moon over Man
(Eclectic Discs ECLEC01039, 1977/2006, CD)
Caravan — Cunning Stunts Caravan — Cunning Stunts
(HTD CD 52, 1975/1996, CD)
Caravan — The New Symphonia Caravan — The New Symphonia
(Deram , 1974, LP)
Caravan — For Girls Who Grow Plump in the Night Caravan — For Girls Who Grow Plump in the Night
(Deram , 1973, LP)
Matching Mole — March Matching Mole — March
(Cuneiform Rune 172, 1972/2000, CD)
Matching Mole — Matching Mole Matching Mole — Matching Mole
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 22311, 1972/2012, 2CD)
Caravan — In the Land of Grey and Pink Caravan — In the Land of Grey and Pink
(Deram 820 520-2, 1971/1989, CD)
Caravan —  If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You Caravan — If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
(Decca SKL-R 5052, 1970, LP)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 2 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 2
(Voiceprint VP202CD, 1970/1998, CD)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 3 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 3
(Voiceprint VP203CD, 1970/1998, CD)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 4 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 4
(Voiceprint VP204CD, 1970/1998, CD)
Robert Wyatt — The End of an Ear Robert Wyatt — The End of an Ear
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2324, 1970/2012, CD)
Wilde Flowers — Tales of Canterbury: The Wilde Flowers Story - Brian's Tale Wilde Flowers — Tales of Canterbury: The Wilde Flowers Story - Brian's Tale
(Voiceprint VPB 123, 1969/1994, CD+Book)
The Wilde Flowers — The Wilde Flowers The Wilde Flowers — The Wilde Flowers
(Voiceprint VP123, 1969/1994, CD)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 1 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 1
(Voiceprint VP201CD, 1968/1998, CD)
Caravan — Caravan Caravan — Caravan
(Verve VLP 6011, 1968, LP)

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