Related Artists

Fairport Convention


Maddy Prior


Joan Baez


Judy Collins


Mike Oldfield


Aled Jones


The Dubliners

Steeleye Span


Home > Music > S > Steeleye Span


Birth Place: UK
Years Active: 1969-present
Genres: Electric Folk

Steeleye Span is a British folk-rock band, formed in 1969 and remaining active today. Along with Fairport Convention they are amongst the best known acts of the British folk revival, and were among the most commercially successful, thanks to their hit singles "Gaudete" and "All Around My Hat". They had 3 top 40 albums. They achieved a certified "gold" record with sales of "All Around My Hat". The name Steeleye Span comes from a character in the traditional song ''Horkstow Grange'' (which they did not actually record until they released an album by that name in 1998). The song gives an account of a fight between John "Steeleye" Span and John Bowlin, neither of whom are proven to have been re... Continue Bio >>


Music:
Listen to Steeleye Span
and similar artists - Play Now
All Albums >>

Latest Tracks:
Karaoke: All Around My Hat
On: Karaoke Pop: Call Me
$0.99 Buy Song
Horkstow Grange
On: Beginners Guide To English Folk
$0.99 Buy Song
The Blackleg Miner
On: Fairport Convention: The Fairport Companion -…
$0.99 Buy Song
Lowlands Of Holland
On: Fairport Convention: The Fairport Companion -…
$0.99 Buy Song
Twa Corbies
On: Fairport Convention: The Fairport Companion -…
$0.99 Buy Song

More Tracks >>