Label: Chrysalis - CHR 1218 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: UK • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •
Tim Hart 9 January — 24 December was an English folk singer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a founding member Tim Hart - Tim Hart British folk rock band Steeleye Span.
Tim Hart was born in Lincoln. His father, Rev. Hart began his life as a musician performing with the Rattfinks, St Albans School 's second Tim Hart - Tim Hart , the first being The Zombies.
Inhe began performing with the Blackpool -born Maddy Priortouring English folk clubs. From Tim Hart - Tim Hart Hart and Prior were the backbone of Steeleye Span.
Hart's contribution to the band demonstrated his musical abilities on a wide range of instruments, some electric, including: acoustic guitars, dulcimer, organ, 5 string banjo, mandolin, bells, tabor and spoons as well as vocals. In Tim Hart - Tim Hart , as well as recording two albums as part of Steeleye Spanthey recorded Summer Solstice — a much more professional recording than their first two albums, including a string arrangement by Robert Kirbybetter known for his work with Nick Drake.
Almost every song that Hart sang was traditional. Steeleye Span 's commercial success peaked in They toured in the United States and Australia No Aloha - The Breeders - Last Splash used electric instruments more frequently. However, further hits eluded them. They announced that their tour of the United Kingdom would be their farewell, although they reformed and continue recording and performing live to this day.
Hart took this opportunity to release a 1st Movement - Overture (Allegro) - Stravinsky* - Woody Herman And His Orchestra, Sir Eugene Goossen album, Tim Hartin Maddy Prior produced two solo albums inWoman in the Wings and Changing Windsthat included her own compositions.
Hart appeared on one more Steeleye Span record, Sails of Silverbefore resigning in His last gig was at the Theatre Royal, Norwich. In Hart released two albums of nursery rhymes originally written for his own children on the Music for Pleasure label. He used most of Steeleye Span, and other musicians who had small children and could take the project seriously. In a bold move, he became a record producer for a rock bandThe Monochrome Set.
Their album Eligible Bachelors was a whimsical cynical view of relations between the sexes. Hart's health seriously declined, and in he emigrated to La Gomera Tim Hart - Tim Hart , a small island in the Canary Islands. Abandoning music altogether, Still Air, Small Sound - Milieu - Sun White Sun [Expanded Reissue] (File, Album) became a full-time writer and photographer, married again, built himself a house on the side of a mountain, and restored his health.
InHart was persuaded to return to the United Kingdom for a five-hour marathon performance. It was a concert in aid of the charity War Childand featured almost every member of Steeleye Span. A recording of the concert, The Journey did not appear until Hart also appeared occasionally as a support act on Steeleye Span tours, opening the show with a solo set and typically Tim Hart - Tim Hart the band on stage for the encore.
For many years he did not perform outside of La Gomera. In DecemberHart was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer, and returned to England with his wife Conny to seek continuing medical treatment. He and his wife returned to their home in La Gomera in early Decemberwhere he died peacefully in the early morning of 24 Decemberaged From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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