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3.00 | 6 ratings | 3 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 2002

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Part Of The Union (Ford/Hudson)
2. I'll Carry On Beside You (Cousins)
3. The Man Who Called Himself Jesus (Cousins)
4. Oh How She Changed (Cousins/Hooper)
5. I Turned My Face Into The Wind (Cousins)
6. Song Of A Sad Little Girl (Cousins)
7. Witchwood (Cousins)
8. Benedictus (Cousins)
9. Heavy Disguise (Ford)
10. Keep The Devil Outside (Ford)
11. Shine On Silver Sun (Cousins)
12. Grace Darling (Cousins)
13. Lemon Pie (Cousins)
14. Martin Luther King's Dream (Cousins)
15. Tokyo Rosie (Cousins)
16. Will Ye Go (McPeake)
17. I Only Want My Love To Grow In You (Cousins)
18. Lay Down (Cousins)

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CD: Spectrum 5447062

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STRAWBS The Collection ratings distribution

(6 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(17%)
Good, but non-essential (67%)
Collectors/fans only (17%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

STRAWBS The Collection reviews

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Review by Andrea Cortese
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
3 stars A good anthology, but nothing more. Not because of the songs in it that are all beautiful (I thinh in primis of Benedictus and Witchwood), but for the decision to not put in it the more proggish material which is simply fantastic!! When I heard, for example, Hero and heroine or New World (only to name a few) I change immidiately my opinion on this band. A great anthology should indicate with more precision to the newcomers the spirit of the group on which is about!

Latest members reviews

2 stars This is Strawbs........ Really ? I am trying to understand why this band is so reverred here at PA. What comes out of my speakers is not the type of music which leads to my highly regarded fellow progsters at PA falling over each others in praise for STRAWBS. Is this the band which Sandy Den ... (read more)

Report this review (#201164) | Posted by toroddfuglesteg | Friday, January 30, 2009 | Review Permanlink

4 stars This album is a good introduction to The Strawbs. Below i list my personal favourite tracks, rate them and comment on them: Part of the Union 8/10: A good little song, always heard on any documentaries abuot the trade union movement, it si well sung by David Cousins. The Man who Called H ... (read more)

Report this review (#140617) | Posted by Byron73 | Wednesday, September 26, 2007 | Review Permanlink

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