The name comes from Greek mythology – the Queen of the Underworld – but “Persephone” is trademark twin guitar Wishbone Ash. Taken from their fifth album, “There’s The Rub” – the one with the cricket ball being rubbed on a pair of whites – released in 1974, it features Andy Powell and Laurie Wisefield underlying writer Martin Turner’s vocals.
The song is gentle and melodic – to be sipped like a fine wine rather than gulped like a pint of ale! Sit back and allow Wishbone to take you there.
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About the Curator: Richard Parsons
I grew up listening to music from the late 60’s onwards. Pirate pop radio; swapping LP’s with friends; exploring genres; daydreaming over the latest woofer and tweeter.
In reality I spent thirty years imparting imperfect knowledge of English literature and drama to young minds in school. Regrets? No. I loved teaching; loved the interaction with the pupils, and made lifelong friends as a result. And what better way to keep up to date with music? I always played stuff in my lessons, and as a result, I’d be bombarded with suggestions from my flock! “Sir! Have you heard…?”