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Steeleye Span: Band Members

Band Members

Tim Hart

Member Mark I-VI (10 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, backup vocals, electric dulcimer, electric guitar
Also plays Acoustic guitar, 5-string banjo, fiddle, harmonium, psaltery, mandolin, spoons, tabor, percussion
Current activities Tim died 24 december 2009
Links Tim Hart Photos, Obituary, Wikipedia

Maddy Prior

Member Mark I-X, XIV-XVIII (38 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, backup vocals
Also plays Step dancing, 5-string banjo, spoons, tambourine, morrisette
Current activities Solo artist, Band Member
Links Maddy Prior, Fan site

Gay Woods

Member Mark I, X-XII (7 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, backup vocals
Also plays Step dancing, autoharp, concertina, bodhrán
Current activities Solo artist
Links Gay Woods, Wikipedia

Terry Woods

Member Mark I (1 year)
Vocals/Instruments Backup vocals, electric guitar, mandolin
Also plays 5-string banjo, concertina, mandola
Current activities Unknown
Links The Pogues, Wikipedia

Ashley Hutchings

Member Mark I-II (2 years)
Vocals/Instruments Bass guitar, backup vocals
Current activities Solo artist
Links Ashley Hutchings, Wikipedia

Martin Carthy

Member Mark II, V (2 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, backup vocals, electric guitar
Also plays Acoustic guitar, banjo, drum, organ
Current activities Solo artist
Links Waterson:Carthy, Wikipedia

Peter Knight

Member Mark II-IV, VI-XVI (36 years)
Vocals/Instruments Fiddle, tenor banjo, mandolin, octave violin, backup vocals
Also plays Lead vocals, bass, recorder, organ, timpani, piano, viola, harmonium, keyboards, percussion
Current activities Solo, gigspanner
Links Peter Knight, Gigspanner

Robert Johnson

Member Mark III-IV, VI-XII, XIV (24 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, backup vocals, electric guitar
Also plays Acoustic guitar, synthesiser, mandolin
Current activities Retired

Rick Kemp

Member Mark III-VI, XIII-XVIII (24 years)
Vocals/Instruments Backup vocals, bass guitar
Also plays Lead vocals, acoustic guitar, drum
Current activities Songwriter, producer, Band Member

Nigel Pegrum

Member Mark IV-VII (9 years)
Vocals/Instruments Drums, percussion
Also plays Flute, recorder, tambourine, oboe, synthesiser
Current activities Producer
Links Indigenous Australia

John Kirkpatrick

Member Mark V (1 year)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, backup vocals, accordion, melodeon, concertina
Also plays Morris dancing
Current activities Solo
Links John Kirkpatrick

Vince Cross

Member Mark VII (3 years)
Vocals/Instruments Dx7
Current activities Unknown

Martin Ditchum

Member Mark VIII (1 year)
Vocals/Instruments Percussion
Current activities Unknown

Tim Harries

Member Mark VIII-XIII (13 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, bass guitar, electric guitar, piano
Current activities Unknown

Liam Genockey

Member Mark IX-X, XIV-XVIII (24 years)
Vocals/Instruments Drums, Percussion
Current activities Band Member

Ken Nicol

Member Mark XV (8 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, electric guitar
Also plays Acoustic guitar
Current activities Solo
Links Ken Nicol

Peter Zorn

Member Mark XVI-XVII (5 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Also plays Mandolin, saxophone, flute, tin whistle
Current activities

Julian Littman

Member Mark XVI-XVIII (7 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, electric guitar
Also plays Piano
Current activities Band Member

Jessie May Smart

Member Mark XVII-XVIII (4 years)
Vocals/Instruments Lead vocals, backup vocals, Acoustic violin, electric violin
Current activities Solo, Band Member
Links Jessie May Smart

Andrew ‘Spud’ Sinclair

Member Mark XVIII (2 years)
Vocals/Instruments Backup vocals, Electric Guitar
Current activities Band Member

Marking Time

Steeleye Span 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. Maddy Prior
Marking time
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII XIII XIV XV XVI XVII XVIII
Tim Hart X X X X X X . . . . . . . . . . . .
Maddy Prior X X X X X X X X X X . . . X X X X X
Gay Woods X . . . . . . . . X X X . . . . . .
Terry Woods X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Ashley Hutchings X X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Martin Carthy . X . . X . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Peter Knight . X X X . X X X X X X X X X X X . .
Robert Johnson . . X X . X X X X X X X . X . . . .
Rick Kemp . . X X X X . . . . . . X X X X X X
Nigel Pegrum . . . X X X X . . . . . . . . . . .
John Kirkpatrick . . . . X . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Vince Cross . . . . . . X . . . . . . . . . . .
Martin Ditchum . . . . . . . X . . . . . . . . . .
Tim Harries . . . . . . . X X X X X X . . . . .
Liam Genockey . . . . . . . . X X . . . X X X X X
Ken Nicol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X . . .
Peter Zorn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X X .
Julian Littman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X X X
Jessie May Smart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X X
Andrew ‘Spud’ Sinclair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X

Timespan

Spanning the years
70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
I II III IV V   VI   VII   VIII IX X XI XII XIV XV XVI XVII XVIII
Tim Hart
Maddy Prior
Gay Woods
Terry Woods
Ashley Hutchings
Martin Carthy
Peter Knight
Robert Johnson
Rick Kemp
Nigel Pegrum
John Kirkpatrick
Vince Cross
Martin Ditchum
Tim Harries
Liam Genockey
Ken Nicol
Peter Zorn
Julian Littman
Jessie May Smart
Andrew ‘Spud’ Sinclair

Albums

I Hark! The Village Wait
II Please to see the King, Ten Man Mop or Mr. Reservoir Butler Rides Again
III Below the Salt, Parcel of Rogues
IV Now We Are Six, All Around My Hat, Rocket Cottage
V Storm Force Ten, Live at Last!
VI Sails of Silver
VII Back In Line
VIII Tempted And Tried
IX Tonight’s the Night
X Time
XI Horkstow Grange, Bedlam Born
XII No albums
XIII No albums
XIV The Very Best of Steeleye Span—Present
XV They Called Her Babylon, Winter, Bloody Men, Live At A Distance, Cogs, Wheels And Lovers
XVI Now We Are Six, Again, Wintersmith
XVII No albums
XVIII Dodgy Bastards

Time-line shows the band's albums in relation to others of a 'similar' nature.