Andy Powell

Andy Powell

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Andy Powell (born Andrew Powell, 19 February 1950, Stepney, London) is an English guitarist and songwriter, and best known as a founding member of Wishbone Ash. Although born in the East End of London, Powell grew up in in the new town of Hemel Hempstead, some 25 miles (40 km) north-east of London. He first played guitar at the age of 11, inspired by rock and beat bands such as The Shadows. Powell, unable to muster funds to buy a brand-new guitar, made a Les Paul-style guitar himself, and began to play in London-based bands such as The Dekois and The Sugar Band. In 1969, Powell answered a Melody Maker classified in which Martin Turner and Steve Upton advertised for a guitar player. Being unable to choose between Powell and another applicant (Ted Turner), Wishbone Ash was formed with two lead guitarists.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135981889
  • 9786135981889