Characteristic of Wishbone Ash is their melodic
guitar-oriented rock, which is characteristically dominated by two electric guitars played in unison. Of the
The singing style is often ballad-like. Medieval themes characterize the band's music, especially in the early stages. On the first albums, the band's style is characterized by great enthusiasm for experimentation: hard rock mixed with gentle folk melodies or with jam session-like spacious improvisations with an almost jazzy touch. Later albums, on the other hand, lean more towards conventional heavy rock and straight-forward rock 'n' roll.