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Al Stewart - Biography

Al Stewart

Gigs at the Marquee club: 30
Period of performances: 1965-1972

Born in September 5, 1945 in Greenock, Scotland, Al Stewart is one of the most acclaimed folk rock artists and songwriters from the 70's whose fame is international for the hit singles "Year of the Cat" in 1976 and "Time Passages" in 1977, both produced by Alan Parsons.

Al Stewart grew up near Bournemouth, playing guitar as a teenager with several dance hall bands. In 1965, he moved to London and started playing Bob Dylan's repertory in folk clubs such as Bunjie's and Les Cousins.

Al Stewart performed at the Marquee club for the first time on the 1st of September 1965, two years before he would release his debut album "Bedsitter Images".

Al Stewart became a very popular character in the Soho scene of the late 60's, and paid tribute to it by writing several songs about his friends in those days. He is also the folk rock artist who has performed most often at the Marquee club, featuring 30 shows.

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During the early period that he performed at the Marquee Al Stewart also released the albums "Love Chronicles" (1969), "Zero She Flies" (1970), and "Orange" (1972).

Al Stewart moved to the United States in 1976 where he produced his all-time classic "The Year of the Cat" with Alan Parsons. His last gig at the Marquee club was on the 12th of July 1972. Stewart has released more than 20 albums in the last 30 years and still lives in California.

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Al Stewart gigs at the Marquee Club

01-September-1965
20-Octorber-1965
03-November-1965
02-February-1966
09-March-1966
06-July-1966
03-August-1966
19-September-1966
09-November-1966
18-January-1967
01-February-1967
08-March-1967
07-June-1967
14-June-1967
21-June-1967
28-June-1967
05-July-1967
12-July-1967
19-July-1967
26-July-1967
02-August-1967
16-August-1967
23-August-1967
24-April-1968
07-June-1972
14-June-1972
21-June-1972
28-June-1972
05-July-1972
12-July-1972

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