Brian Willoughby

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Brian Willoughby
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Background information
Born (1949-09-20) 20 September 1949 (age 64)
Origin Glenarm, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Genres Rock, folk
Occupations Musician
Instruments Acoustic and electric guitar
Years active 1960s–present
Labels Cabritunes Records
Associated acts Cathryn Craig, Strawbs, Mary Hopkin, Dave Cousins, Nanci Griffith, Monty Python, The Monks, High Society, New World, Jim Diamond, John Wright, Tom & Barbara Brown, Jack Hudson, Pete Ryder, Bob E Baker, Wreckless Johnny Wales, Michael Snow, Bill Lloyd, Brian Connolly, Brian McDade, Mary Dawson, Bonnie Dobson, Maureen Kennedy-Martin, The Sharpees, Damian Wilson.

Brian Willoughby, born 20 September 1949, Glenarm, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, is a British guitarist. He has worked with many musicians (see the discography below), as well as releasing solo work.[1]

Discography[edit]

(UK releases unless stated otherwise)

Albums[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • Black and White (1998)
  • Fingers Crossed (2004)

With other artists[edit]

  • Old School Songs – with Dave Cousins(1979)
  • The Contractual Album – Monty Python (1980)
  • Suspended Animation (The Monks)Suspended Animation – The Monks (UK band) (Gold Album in Canada 1981)
  • Don't Say Goodbye (album)Strawbs (1987)
  • Ringing Down the Years Strawbs (1991)
  • The Bridge – with Dave Cousins (1994)
  • Other Voices, Too (A Trip Back to Bountiful) – Nanci Griffith (1998)
  • Baroque & Roll – Acoustic Strawbs (2001)
  • Pigg River Symphony – Cathryn Craig (2001)
  • I Will – with Cathryn Craig (2002)
  • Blue Angel – Strawbs (2003)
  • Full Bloom – Acoustic Strawbs(2005) live at Natural Sound, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada (2004)
  • Live at the Royal Festival Hall – Mary Hopkin (2005)
  • Calling All Angels + Cathryn Craig (2009)
  • Real World + Cathryn Craig (2013)
  • Painting by Numbers + Mary Hopkin (2013)

Countless other albums as session player – 1969 – present.

Singles[edit]

  • "The King" – Strawbs (1979)
  • "That's When the Crying Starts" – Strawbs (Canada 1987)
  • "Let it Rain" – Strawbs (Canada 1987)
  • "Might as Well Be on Mars" – Strawbs (Canada 1991)
  • "Alice's Song" – Acoustic Strawbs (2002)
  • "Alice's Song" – Craig & Willoughby (2009)
  • "Calling All Angels" – Craig & Willoughby (2009)
  • "Rumours of Rain" – Folk for Peace (2013)
  • "Whole Wide World" – Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby, featuring Righteous Brother Bill Medley

Countless other singles as session player 1969 – present.

DVDs[edit]

  • Complete Strawbs: The Chiswick House Concert (2002)
  • Acoustic Strawbs Live in Toronto (2004) filmed July 12, 2003 at Hugh's room
  • Rumours of Rain" + Folk for Peace (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brian Willoughby at Strawbsweb". Retrieved 26 November 2010. 

External links[edit]