in 1969, Steeleye Span is one of the
most enduring British bands.
|Steeleye Span Mk 14 Ken,
Peter, Maddy, Liam & Rick
work in the genre of Folk-rock which they helped
define. They reached a peak of
success in the 70s with All Around my Hat
gaining chart recognition.
commercial ambitions are not their primary
it's always good to have success, it is the
music they have chosen to concentrate on that
most engages them, which
is British traditional material, expanded and
developed by their own
is like a bus. It goes along, and people
get on and get off it.
Sometimes the bus goes along the route
you want to go, and sometimes it
turns off, so you get off."
to work over the years with strong support from a
core fan base,
delivering many albums and CDs across the years.
They are still as
energetic in the promotion of their chosen path
and tour frequently.
toured the UK in 2006 with a new album called Bloody