Muse Odalisque Handmaiden
Rose Simpson has been writing her autobiography and this will include much
about her days in the Incredible String Band. There is an extract in issue 96 of
Shindig which makes a great read.
The hardback will be published 16 November 2020 with the paperback version
due in January 2021.
(Updated 10 October 2020)
Woodstock Boxed Set
Rhino Records is releasing a boxed set of the full Woodstock
event as a 50th anniversary package. This does include the Incredible String
Band, four tracks on the 4CD set or the whole six tracks on a 38(!) CD set.
(Added 14 February 2019)
Dr Strangely Strange
New in March 2019 is Dr Strangely Strange - Fitting Pieces to the Jigsaw.
This covers the glory years in the 1960s and has many references to the
Incredible String Band.
(Added 2 December 2019)
The Rio cinema in Dalston is showing a film of the U performance at the
Roundhouse in May. This is a one-off showing.
(Added 23 February 2018)
Edinburgh International Festival
Mike Heron leads a long list of guests who will be playing Incredible String
Band songs at the Edinburgh International Festival on 17 August. The following
evening Mike will be discussing 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion, 50
years after its release.
(Added 18 July 2017)
Relics of the Incredible String Band
Finally available on CD, this compilation of tracks from the Elektra years
was first released in 1971.
(Added 4 May 2017)
You Know What You Could Be: Tuning Into the 1960s
Due in April 2017 is a new book from Mike Heron and Andrew Greig. This
includes reminiscences from Mike who remembers the early days of the Incredible
String Band. How much can he remember?
(Added 7 August 2016)
Smiling Men with Bad Reputations
Mike Heron's debut solo album from 1971 has been reissued on CD by Talking
Elephant. The album includes contributions from Pete Townshend, Ronnie Lane,
Keith Moon, Jimmy Page and Elton John.
(Added 22 June 2015)
Robin & Bina's Facebook Page
Robin and Bina Williamson have a new Facebook page at
(Added 5 March 2015)
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