Acoustic Strawbs

Bob Richardson's 60th Inkford Hotel, Wythall

19 September 2009

Photos by Adrian the Rock.

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Young Bobs Bob Richardson's 60th birthday this year, so a super-special Strawbs party this time. Here are some of Bob's past lives.
Steve Grosvenor gets proceedings going this year. Steve Grosvenor
Bob and Lou Richardson Bob and Lou then came up and sang a few songs.
  Bob Richardson
Acoustic Strawbs Then the Acoustic Strawbs take the floor.
Dave Cousins. Dave Cousins
Chas Cronk Chas Cronk joins the chorus while playing his 12-string acoustic guitar.
Dave Lambert beats out the rhythm. Dave Lambert
Raffle prizes The raffle prizes await their destinies at half-time.
Three-in-one Chas: vocals, guitar and pedals. Chas Crono
Acoustic Strawbs  
A close-up of Dave Lambert using his E-bow. Dave Lambert with E-bow
The birthday cake arrives It's half-time, and the birthday cake arrives. What the fook's that, thin?? :)
  Birthday cake
Blown out Happy Birthday!
Back on with the music, as Dave Lambert plays the seagull sounds on Autumn. Dave Lambert
Acoustic Strawbs  
:) Guitar, I love you. Chas Cronk
Dave Cousins Dave Cousins playing the banjo.
Dave Lambert joins the chorus. Dave Lambert
Chas Cronk Chas playing his acoustic bass.
Great applause from the audience, who included several members of the Strawbs' Witchwood fan group. Witchwooders
Birmingham Blues Brothers This year's surprise finale were Birmingham Blues Brothers.
Thanks to Bob and Lou for another great party, the Strawbs for superb music yet again, and all the others. Bob and Lou

Strawbs index | Chiswick 29/8/98 | Banbury 28/5/99 | Exeter 20/4/01 | Derby 8/2/02 | Wythall 14/6/03 | Henley-in-Arden 31/1/04 | Teddington 14/2/05 | Bilston 28/6/05 | Wythall 17/9/05 | Teddington 2/3/06 | Brighton 22/6/06 | Wythall 16/9/06 | Teddington 2/12/06 | Wythall 22/9/07 | Bilston 29/5/08 | Wythall 20/9/08 | Bilston 20/5/09 | 40 Years On | Wythall 19/9/09 | Bilston 10/11/10 | Bilston 24/11/11 | Bilston 18/11/12 | Bilston 27/4/16 | Witchwood chat group | Strawbsweb | Witchwood Records | Acoustic Strawbs | Family tree | Alison Brown's site | John Ford | Brian Willoughby | Rick Wakeman | Oliver Wakeman | John Hawken | Blue Weaver | BW&CC Solihull 7/3/03 | BW&CC Shepperton 6/5/06 | DC&Conny Conrad 31/7/05


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