Strawbs (or The Strawbs) are an English rock band founded in 1964. Although the band started
out as a bluegrass group they eventually moved on to other styles such as folk rock, glam rock
and progressive rock. They are best known for their hit Part of the Union, which reached number
two in the UK charts in February 1973, and for touring with Supertramp in their Crime of the
Century Tour, doing their Hero and Heroine Tour, which drew musical similarities and themes.
Digitally remastered collection that combines all of their BBC sessions onto one disc for the
first time. It charts their rise to success and contains In Session versions of tracks from both
their Folk and Prog rock periods. Having worked the underground folk clubs of the 1960s the Strawbs
became pioneers of the...