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Mark Birch

Not to be confused with Mark Birch (footballer).
Mark Birch
Born Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England
Genres Rock, hard rock
Occupations Singer–songwriter, musician
Instruments Electric guitar, vocals
Years active 1990s—present
Associated acts Wishbone Ash

Mark Birch is an English guitarist, best known for his work with rock band Wishbone Ash.[1]

Musical career

Birch spent much of his musical career gigging in the West Midlands, including playing in bands with Neville MacDonald of Skin. In the late 1990s, bandmate Bob Skeat recommended Birch to Andy Powell when a guitarist vacancy appeared. Birch joined Wishbone Ash in 1998, performing on the Bare Bones and Live Dates 3[2] albums. He toured extensively with the band, performing lead vocals on songs such as Persephone and Phoenix.[1]

Post-Wishbone Ash

In 2001, Birch left Wishbone Ash to follow a career in web design.[1]

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