Spirit of the West
Spirit of the West. Folk (later folk-rock) group. It was formed in 1983 in Vancouver by Geoffrey Kelly (flute, whistle, bodhran) and Jay Knutson (guitar, bouzouki) with John Mann (guitar, vocals). Knutson left in 1987; Hugh McMillan (bass, mandolin) was a member 1986-8 and returned in 1989.