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Martin Turner

Martin Turner
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England
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Martin Turner (born October 1, 1947 in Torquay) was the original bass player and primary lead vocalist in Wishbone Ash. He was with the band until 1980, his last studio album being Just Testing, to do production work, then rejoined the band in 1987 for a series of albums before again parting ways in 1991. Since then he has pursued a solo career and been involved in remastering the Wishbone Ash catalog.
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http://www.martinturnermusic.com
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Releases on file (25)
Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Tribute to Keith Emerson & Greg Lake Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Tribute to Keith Emerson & Greg Lake
(Cleopatra no#, 2020, CD / DL)
Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Prog Rock Christmas Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) — A Prog Rock Christmas
(Cleopatra no#, 2019, CD / DL)
Martin Turner — Written in the Stars Martin Turner — Written in the Stars
(Dirty Dog Discs DDD CD007, 2015, CD)
Martin Turner and Friends — The Garden Party Martin Turner and Friends — The Garden Party
(Dirty Dog DDD CD006, 2012, 2CD)
Martin Turner — Life Begins Martin Turner — Life Begins
(Dirty Dog DDD008, 2011, 2CD+DVD)
Martin Turner — New Live Dates: The Complete Set Martin Turner — New Live Dates: The Complete Set
(Dirty Dog DDD CD009, 2007/2016, 2CD)
Martin Turner — Walking the Reeperbahn Martin Turner — Walking the Reeperbahn
(Blueprint BP298CD, 1999, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Wishbone Ash — Strange Affair Wishbone Ash — Strange Affair
(Talking Elephant TECD048, 1991/2003, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Here to Hear Wishbone Ash — Here to Hear
(Talking Elephant TECD049, 1989/2002, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Nouveau Calls Wishbone Ash — Nouveau Calls
(Talking Elephant TECD050, 1987/2002, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Live Dates Volume Two Wishbone Ash — Live Dates Volume Two
(Geffen Records Real Gone RGM-0033, 1980/2012, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Just Testing Wishbone Ash — Just Testing
(MCA-3221, 1979, LP)
Wishbone Ash — Live in Tokyo Wishbone Ash — Live in Tokyo
(MCA Japan UICY-76007, 1979/2010, CD)
Wishbone Ash — No Smoke without Fire Wishbone Ash — No Smoke without Fire
(MCA-3060, 1978, LP)
Wishbone Ash — Front Page News Wishbone Ash — Front Page News
(MCD 11027, 1977/1994, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Locked In Wishbone Ash — Locked In
(Atlantic SD 18164, 1976, LP)
Wishbone Ash — New England Wishbone Ash — New England
(Atlantic SD 18200, 1976, LP)
Wishbone Ash — There's the Rub Wishbone Ash — There's the Rub
(MCAD-10448, 1974/1994, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Live Dates Wishbone Ash — Live Dates
(MCAD2-10396, 1973/1991, 2CD)
Wishbone Ash — Wishbone Four Wishbone Ash — Wishbone Four
(MCAD -10350, 1973/1991, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Argus Wishbone Ash — Argus
(Decca MCA 088 112 816-2, 1972/2010, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Pilgrimage Wishbone Ash — Pilgrimage
(MCAD-10233, 1971/1991, CD)
Wishbone Ash — First Light Wishbone Ash — First Light
(Talking Elephant TECD108, 1970/2014, CD)
Wishbone Ash — Wishbone Ash Wishbone Ash — Wishbone Ash
(MCAD 10661, 1970/1994, CD)

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