Ron Chesterman

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Ron Chesterman
Birth name Ronald George Arthur Chesterman
Born November 27, 1943 (1943-11-27)
Origin Chester, Cheshire, England
Died March 16, 2007(2007-03-16) (aged 63)
Genres bluegrass, folk
Occupation(s) musician
Instruments double bass
Years active 1960s–2007
Associated acts Strawbs, Draught Porridge

Ronald George Arthur Chesterman, otherwise known as Ron, (27 November 1943 – 16 March 2007) was an English musician and archivist. He is best known as the original double bass player with The Strawbs. He was county archivist in Chester.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Strawbs[edit]

  • Strawbs (1969)
  • Strawberry Sampler Number 1 (1969)
  • Dragonfly (1970)
  • All Our Own Work (with Sandy Denny) (1973)
  • Sandy Denny & The Strawbs (1991)
  • The Witchwood Project (2006) Ron plays on one song, The happiest boy in town with The Strawberry Hill Boys.
  • A taste of Strawbs (2006) 5-CD Box Set
  • SANDY DENNY AND THE STRAWBS: ALL OUR OWN WORK: CD - THE COMPLETE SESSIONS (2010) 2 CD
  • STRAWBS AT THE BBC - VOLUME 1 - IN SESSION (2010)
  • Of a time (2012)

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Strawbs[edit]

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