Chas Cronk

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Chas Cronk
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Background information
Birth nameCharles Cronk
Genres Progressive rock, art rock, folk rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsBass guitar, guitar, bass pedals, keyboards
Years active1960s–present
Associated acts Strawbs, Cry No More

Charles Cronk is an English rock singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the bassist for the Strawbs [1] from 1973 to 1980, then again from 2004 to the present, as well as touring as part of Steve Hackett's band in the 1980s.

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Discography

Albums

Phillip Goodhand-Tait band

  • Songfall (1972)

Strawbs

Acoustic Strawbs

Rick Wakeman

Cry No More

  • Smile (1986)
  • Cry No More (1987)
  • Love and Power (1989) (produced by Andy Richards)
  • Strawbs 40th Anniversary Celebration Vol. 1: Strawberry Fayre (2010)

Solo

  • Mystic Mountain Music (2002)
  • Liberty [LP] (2022) (Renaissance Records)

Lambert Cronk

  • Touch the Earth (2007)

Steve Hackett

  • Time Lapse (2001)
  • Live Archive 70/80/90s (2001)
  • Defector: Deluxe Edition (2016 remaster – Disc 2 1981 Live at Reading Festival)

Singles

Unless otherwise stated, the details are of the singles released in the UK.

Strawbs

  • "Shine on Silver Sun"/"And Wherefore" (1973)
  • "Hero and Heroine"/"Why" (1974)
  • "Hold on to Me (The Winter Long)"/"Where do You Go" (1974)
  • "Round and Round"/"Heroine's Theme" (1974) (US and Italy only)
  • "Grace Darling"/"Changes Arranges" (1974)
  • "Angel Wine"/"Grace Darling" (1975) (Japan only)
  • "Lemon Pie"/"Don't Try to Change Me" (1975)
  • "Little Sleepy" (1975) (US and Portugal only)
  • "I Only Want My Love to Grow in You"/"Wasting My Time (Thinking of You)" (1976)
  • "So Close and Yet So Far Away"/"The Soldier's Tale" (1976) (US only)
  • "Charmer"/"Beside the Rio Grande" (1976)
  • "Back in the Old Routine"/"Burning for You" (1977)
  • "Keep on Trying"/"Simple Visions" (1977)
  • "Heartbreaker" (1977) (US and South Africa only)
  • "Joey and Me"/"Deadly Nightshade" (1978)
  • "New Beginnings"/"Words of Wisdom" (1978)
  • "I Don't Want to Talk About It"/"The Last Resort" (1978) (US only)

DVDs

Strawbs

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References

  1. Romano, Will (2010). Mountains Come Out of the Sky: The Illustrated History of Prog Rock. Backbeat Books. pp. 240–241. ISBN   9781617133756 . Retrieved 1 February 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)