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Kenneth William David Hensley (24 August 1945 – 4 November 2020) was an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, best known for his work with Uriah Heep during the 1970s.
He wrote or co-wrote the majority of Uriah Heep's songs during this period, including the hit singles "Lady in Black" (on which he sang lead vocals), "Easy Livin'" and "Stealin'", as well as "Look at Yourself", on which he also sang lead vocals, and "Free Me".
"Sympathy" is a song originally released on their tenth studio album Firefly in 1976.The song has been written by Ken Hensley and sung by John Lawton. Later the same year the song has been released as the second and last single from the album. It is also the first single with John Lawton that charted when it peaked at No. 37 in Germany. The song was recorded and mixed at Roundhouse Recording studios in London between October and November 1976, then was released subsequently on the album on 7 December 1976, one day before beginning their US tour in support of Kiss in Macon, Georgia.
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Broadcast date: 1977-04-02
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