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Brian Willoughby

Brian Willoughby
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England
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Brian Willoughby is a British guitar player (b. 1949) best known for his work with Dave Cousins. He was a member of The Monks in the late 70s, and joined Strawbs in 1987.
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http://www.brianwilloughby.com
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Releases on file (6)
Strawbs — Blue Angel Strawbs — Blue Angel
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2008, 2003, CD)
Acoustic Strawbs — Baroque & Roll Acoustic Strawbs — Baroque & Roll
(Witchwoood Media WRCD2004, 2001, CD)
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)

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