Kevin Ayers

Email alerts for products
by Kevin Ayers

Biography

16 August 1944, Herne Bay, Kent, England. Ayers spent much of his childhood in Malaysia where his stepfather was a District Officer, before returning to England and becoming a central figure in the ‘Canterbury scene’. A founder member of the Wilde Flowers and the Soft Machine, this talented singer and songwriter abandoned the latter outfit in 1968 following an arduous US tour. Ayers’ 1969 debut, Joy Of A Toy, nonetheless bore a debt to his former colleagues, all of whom... Read more

Genres

Tags
progressive rock
psychedelic
canterbury
singer-songwriter
canterbury scene
psychedelic rock
experimental
rock
british
Powered by AudioScrobbler

Links