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May 2010

Universal releases "Sometime World - An MCA Travelogue". This 2CD anthology of Wishbone Ash material spanning the classic first decade of the band's career is compiled with involvement from all five of the core 1970s-era personnel.


July 2012

Martin Turner publishes his autobiography. "No Easy Road - My Life and Times with Wishbone Ash and beyond" traces Martin's career from his upbringing in Torquay, through his early bands, the Classic Wishbone Ash years and up to the present day with MTWA. Martin's candid style of storytelling makes this a fascinating read for anyone with an interest in the behind the scenes workings of life in an internationally successful rock band.

August 31 2012

Martin Turner stages an intimate one-off concert in the grounds of Liscombe Park Studios, Buckinghamshire, before an invited audience of fans and friends. The band plays a special set of live rarities selected with a live CD recording in mind. Memebrs of the classic Wishbone Ash line-ups - Ted Turner, Steve Upton and Laurie Wisefield - attend the show, with Ted and Laurie both performing onstage and Steve Upton making a rare personal appearance. Various members of the Wishbone Ash behind the scenes crew from the classic days of the band also join the celebrations, which attract major media interest.

August 2016

Snapper announce plans to release a 32 set Wishbone Ash CD boxed set covering the period 1970-1991, to include expanded versions of the studio albums released during that period, including bonus tracks and rare material, as well as several full length previously unreleased live recordings. Work begins on researching and compiling material for inclusion.

April  2018

The 32CD Wishbone Ash boxed set "The Vintage Years: 1970-1991" is released through Snapper.  Featuring all the officlal live and studio albums from the 1970-1991 timeframe, each remastered and in expanded form with added b-sides, rarities and previously unreleased tracks, together with several previously unreleased live concerts from the 1973-1980 period, mixed from the original master tapes, the lavish boxed set also contains a coffee table book and a plethora of rare memorabilia.

January 11 2019

Snapper release Wishbone Ash "Live at Glasgow Apollo 1977", a previously unreleased recording from the "Front Page News", mixed from original multitrack tapes from Martin Turner's archive.

August 30 2019

Wishbone Ash "Live at Rockpalast" is released as a CD/DVD set, filmed and recorded in Cologne on 1.12.76 during the "New England" tour and originally broadcast by Germany network WDR.

Nov 26 2021

Wishbone Ash "Portsmouth 1980" is released by Snapper, featuring a full previously unreleased concert recorded during the "Just Testing" tour and mixed from the original master tapes.

May 27 2022

Snapper release the vinyl only boxed set "Living Proof: The Live Recordings 1976-1980" featuring several live recordings previously featured on on the "Vintage Years" CD boxed set, making their first appearance on vinyl, in addition to one exclusive previously unreleased recording from Tokyo 1976.



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