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Argus

by Wishbone Ash

Argus by Wishbone Ash

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Argus

by Wishbone Ash

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Label: Mca
Wishbone Ash are kind of a forgotten beast. But in the early '70s, the group's fusion of blues boogie and Beatlesque prog-rock influenced an impressive list of bands that attained much greater fame than Wishbone itself. Argus is filled with pop hooks far sharper than you'd expect from such a heavy outfit, but the album's greatest contribution to the hard-rock aesthetic is its twin lead guitars. Everybody from Thin Lizzy to Judas Priest to Queen obviously spun this record plenty of times.

About This Album

Wishbone Ash are kind of a forgotten beast. But in the early '70s, the group's fusion of blues boogie and Beatlesque prog-rock influenced an impressive list of bands that attained much greater fame than Wishbone itself. Argus is filled with pop hooks far sharper than you'd expect from such a heavy outfit, but the album's greatest contribution to the hard-rock aesthetic is its twin lead guitars. Everybody from Thin Lizzy to Judas Priest to Queen obviously spun this record plenty of times.

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About This Album

Wishbone Ash are kind of a forgotten beast. But in the early '70s, the group's fusion of blues boogie and Beatlesque prog-rock influenced an impressive list of bands that attained much greater fame than Wishbone itself. Argus is filled with pop hooks far sharper than you'd expect from such a heavy outfit, but the album's greatest contribution to the hard-rock aesthetic is its twin lead guitars. Everybody from Thin Lizzy to Judas Priest to Queen obviously spun this record plenty of times.