Wishbone Ash, ultimate road warriors

If high-octane British prog rockers Wishbone Ash do not play in your neck of the woods, drown your sorrows with 20 eye-opening photos and videos. In the accompanying still a rare 7-inch vinyl maxi-single combines three Wishbone Ash tunes from their career-making first three studio albums for the Netherlands in 1973. “Blind Eye” was unleashed on the quartet’s self-titled 1970 debut, instrumental jazz workout “Vas Dis” opened 1971’s “Pilgrimage,” and “Sometime World” served as the second cut on possibly their best record — 1972’s “Argus.” Clockwise from top left are guitarist Ted Turner, frontman-songwriter-bassist Martin Turner, guitarist and subsequent owner of the band’s trademark Andy Powell, and drummer Steve Upton. Image Credit: 45Cat user Leonard / Universal Music Group

Legendary British prog rockers Wishbone Ash still deliver high-octane twin-lead guitar performances from their vast catalog spanning 2020’s Coat of Arms. Formed in 1969 a scant year after Led Zeppelin, devoted Wishbone Ash disciples emerged from the ashes after hearing their electrifying brew of hard rock, jazz, blues, acoustic folk, and prog rock on college campuses or then-burgeoning FM radio, a free-form format where…