Steve Benbow (1931 - 2006)

English singer of mainly traditional English songs.

(Steve recorded with the Strawberry Hill Boys - later the Strawbs)


Sings English Folk Songs (EP)1957Dobells 77 EP/16
Sings American Folk Songs (EP)1957Dobells  77 EP/15
Sinful Songs1958Dobells LP-21 LP 
Steve Benbow and his Folk Four (EP)1959 Collector RecordsJEB 1
Steve Benbow and his Folk Four Vol 2 (EP)1959Collector RecordsJEB 2
Mixed Bag1959  
The Hermit and the Mole Catcher & Other Songs1960  
Ballad of Little Musgrave1961  
Songs of Ireland (*)1962 MonitorMFS 447
Steve Benbow Sings Admiral Benbow1962HMV CLP 1603 
I Travel The World1963HMV CLP 1687
Tells About This That And The Other1964Folklore/Dobells F LEVT 8 
Irish Songs1965Peerless 
Journey Into The Sun1965Reality RY 1005 
Songs Of Ireland1966Bulldog 
[Reissue] (*)1993 Monitor 
Of Situations and Predicaments1967Decca LK 4881
Little Drummer Boy1970Page One/ DJMDJSL 19
Next Time Around1970Page One 
Little Red Donkey1970Page One 
Steve Benbow Sings Irish Songs1971  
Friendly Folk1971Rediffusion ZS 102
Sings Irish and Other Songs1977  
Donít Monkey With My Gun2003Claran 

(* credited to "Steve Benbow and the Strawberry Hill Boys")
(* credited to "Steve Benbow and Denny Wright")


Title.year.Label. Number
The Amateur Whitewasher/ Seven Gypsies 1960 Parlophone45R 4698
O'Rafferty's Pig/ Sixteen Come Monday 1960 Parlophone45R 4716
The Man who Invented Beer/ Rosybelle 1961 Parlophone45R 4782
The Gallows Pole/ I Can't Tell1965 ColumbiaDB 7691

Last updated on 21/12/2010