Andy Powell - Guitar & Vocals

The only ever present member of Wishbone Ash (August 1969 onwards)

Year Sidelines
  Early semi-pro bands:
    The Sunsets
    The Dekois
    The Sugarband
    The Ashley Ward Delegation
1973 Played guitar on Renaissance's album Ashes are Burning.
Album: Sovereign SVNA 7261 1973
CD: One Way Records CDL 57576 1991
1975 (+) Played with the band Upp on a 1975 BBC Radio 1 session - in replacement of Jeff Beck, who was abroad.
1980 Produced a single "Just a Little Mod" C/W "Smashed and Blocked" by Terry Tonik aka Ian Harris.
The single was worth £100 in 1994...
1983 (+) Produced and played guitar on a single by the band Jeunesse.
1988 Night of the Guitar tour with Ted Turner and a couple of other well respected guitarists:
Pete Haycock, Steve Hunter, Leslie West, Steve Howe and Alvin Lee.
Both a video a couple of CDs were released as a result of this project.
1994 In between playing with Wishbone Ash playing in a blues band called The Sure Thing.
A demo cassette called The First Take was released.
1995 Andy's sideline blues band now renamed to Blue Law. Released an official CD:
Gonna Getcha by Griffin Music GCD-540-2.
2007 Andy guests on Bullet Monks' CD. He plays a solo on track "Under The Black Sun".
2009 A "guest star" on three Pat McManus Band gigs.
2015 Andy publishes his memoirs Eyes Wide open, co-written with Colin Harper.

(+) Information courtesy of Simon Atkinson.



Written by: Rainer Frilund - Last update: Aug, 2016