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PRESS KITS AND CATALOGUES

Promotional biographies - find out what your heroes' favourite colours were....


1968

STRAWBS IN DEPTH, 1968

Full scale promotional pack with lots of details about the likes and dislikes of Messrs Cousins, Hooper and Chesterman

STRAWBS - SIGNING TO A&M BIOG, 1968

Announcing the Strawbs signing to A&M

STRAWBS - OH HOW SHE CHANGED, 1968

The first single ....

1969

RELEASE OF STRAWBS FLYER, 1969

Promotional leaflet announcing the launch of the first A&M album on the front and publicising the first two A&M singles ("Oh How She Changed" and "The Man Who Called Himself Jesus") on the back

1971

STRAWBS - FROM THE WITCHWOOD RELEASE, 1971

Rather oddly worded one page press release to announce release of From The Witchwood and dates in May (UK) , June (Europe) and July (US - thiese did not in fact take place).

1972

STRAWBS - GRAVE NEW WORLD, 1972

Full scale biog to coincide with release of Grave New World

1973

A&M CATALOGUE PAGE, 1973

This is where the dripping strawberry for the site logo came from ....

STRAWBS - SHINE ON SILVER SUN, 1973

New line-up, new single

1974

STRAWBS - A&M CANADA BIOG, 1974

The band were very popular in Canada, and A&M in Canada were always very supportive

1975

STRAWBS - GHOSTS, 1975

Promo biog for Ghosts

STRAWBS - THE STRAWBS STORY, 1975

Promo pack for Nomadness touring in the US. Incorporates a reprint of the ZigZag article published earlier that year.

STRAWBS - NOMADNESS, 1975

Slimmed down Strawbs

1977

STRAWBS - OYSTER PRESS KIT, 1977

Came with the 4-hander Deep Cuts 10 x8, this was a 3 pager to mark the release of Burning For You(2 pages text, 1 page Oyster Discography (but "I Only Want My Love To Grow In You" is missing from the singles list).

1978

STRAWBS - DEADLINES, ARISTA BIOG, 1978

Move to Arista, the ultimate Strawbs ?

1987

STRAWBS - DON'T SAY GOODBYE, VIRGIN CANADA, 1987

1980s biog from Virgin Canada




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