Dave Cousins

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Dave Cousins (born David Joseph Hindson; 7 January 1945) is an English musician[2] who is the leader, singer and most-active songwriter of Strawbs since 1967.[3]

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Dave Cousins
Cousins onstage with Strawbs at B.B. King's, New York City, 2008
Cousins onstage with Strawbs at B.B. King's, New York City, 2008
Background information
Birth nameDavid Joseph Hindson
Born (1945-01-07) 7 January 1945 (age 79)[1]
Hounslow, Middlesex, England
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • musician
  • songwriter
Instrument(s)
Years active1960s–present
LabelsA&M
Member ofStrawbs
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Cousins is a founding member of Strawbs, which started out as the Strawberry Hill Boys, playing bluegrass music, then moved on to folk, folk rock, and progressive rock. He has also performed as an acoustic duo with Strawbs guitarist Brian Willoughby, and as Acoustic Strawbs with Willoughby (until August 2004), Dave Lambert and Chas Cronk (since September 2004).

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