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  1. A change in The WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... a song. "Oh, I know, if only I could afford to hire Richard Thompson," she laughs. "I was listening to Fairport Convention and thinking about them. I love them and Incredible String Band. "When you compare it to what we call folk now, or listen to a ...

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  2. REVIEW: Richard Thompson at Phoenixville's Colonial Theatre...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Morning Call

    ... "Who Knows Where the Time Goes," a song he sang to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of his former band Fairport Convention, and the lovely, lilting "Persuasion" from 1998. Not only is music this good no longer being made, no one besides Thompson ...

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  3. Shocking Omissions: Sandy Denny's 'The North Star Grassman And The Ravens'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... to the great British folk-rock records of the late 1960s, working with The Strawbs, Led Zeppelin and Fairport Convention , who all wanted to bring electric-rock ingenuity to folk's cliquish orthodoxy. In fact, Richard Thompson, who would become her ...

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  4. Music CD/DVD Review: Richard Thompson Band - 'Live at Rockpalast' Box SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... two-DVD set Live at Rockpalast . Thompson began by helping to invent English folk-rock in the '60s with Fairport Convention. Through the '70s he established himself as a songwriter and guitarist of the highest order. His early '80s albums "Shoot Out ...

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  5. Greta Van Fleet Releases New Album "From The Fires"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Bass Player

    ... Sam Cooke's emotional "A Change Is Gonna Come" and "Meet On The Ledge" by the late 60's folk rock band Fairport Convention - with the four songs from the band's debut EP, Black Smoke Rising, released earlier this year. From The Fires was produced by ...

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  6. Folk legend Richard Thompson will headline Wickham Festival in 2018Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Portsmouth Today

    ... and earned an OBE in 2011. Equally adept on both electric and acoustic guitars, the founding member of Fairport Convention has been included in Rolling Stone Magazine's top 20 guitarists of all-time. The three remaining headliners are set to be ...

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  7. Talented musicians return to Welland after summer concert successRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Malvern Gazette

    Ric, best known as the fiddle player for folk-rock legends Fairport Convention, and Vo, blues/jazz performer known for his work with Flatworld and many other musicians, will be at St James's Church in the village on Friday, November 17. They are promising an evening of R and B, blues, and jazz, starting at 7.45pm, says promoter Viv Nelson. She said: "Their last appearance was a sell-out with members of the audience sitting in the vestry, the pulpit and the choir stalls.

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  8. Cropredy's most famous export in Sky Arts documentaryRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | Banbury Guardian

    An in depth look into the formation and continued influence of Cropredy's Fairport Convention, in celebration of the folk bands 50th anniversary, will be aired later this month. The band went on to shake English folk music to its roots by fusing it with rock, an approach which outraged some purists but delighted a new and devoted audience.

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  9. 5 great 2017 metal albums you may have missedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    ... introduced in rock, it blended with folk music all the time. Think about Led Zeppelin duetting with Fairport Convention's Sandy Denny on "The Battle of Evermore," or Black Sabbath diving into psych-folk with "Planet Caravan," or most of ...

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  10. Urban Folk Quartet bring their high energy sound to The AtkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Southport Visiter

    ... and innovative cajn player; and fiddler, guitarist, mandolin player Joe Broughton (The Albion Band, Fairport Convention). These recordings went towards Live III, released in November 2016. The launch tour has already taken in dates in France and ...

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  11. Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this weekRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | Banbury Guardian

    ... Banbury Folk Club is staging two nights to give local fans a chance to see folk-rock hero Dave Pegg, of Fairport Convention and Jethro Tull fame, when he teams up with popular singer-songwriter Anthony John Clarke. AJ & Peggy will be supported on ...

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  12. Sally BarkerRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... ve no regrets." Since the show Sally has released her own solo album, Ghost Girl, and has supported with Fairport Convention and toured with Fotheringay.

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  13. Caistor's young folk stars win through to song finalRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | Market Rasen Mail

    ... they will be brushing shoulders with the likes of Eddie Reader, Sean Lakeman, The Mighty Doonans and Fairport Convention. "We want to thank everyone who listens to our music and comes to our gigs - it is so amazing people are interested in our ...

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  14. Bill Staines Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Metro Times

    Now in his sixth decade of performing, Bill Staines tells heartfelt stories in song of places he's been and people he's met. Bill's songs have turned into folk standards, running through the repertoires of several generations of performers including Jerry Jeff Walker, Grandpa Jones, Fairport Convention, Priscilla Herdman, Gordon Bok, Aiofe Clancy, and Peter, Paul and Mary.

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  15. Said the Maiden taking their inspiration from diverse sources as they revisit traditional folk tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... them. "But on the new album there are also a few folkie covers with more modern songs from the likes of Fairport Convention and even Nirvana - we take our inspiration from very diverse sources! "It's something that we have not really explored very ...

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  16. Blair Dunlop plays the Anvil, Basingstoke tonightRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | Daily Echo

    The son of Ashley Hutchings - founding member of Fairport Convention & Albion Band, the 25-year-old, has already carved out quite a name for himself. His debut album Blight & Blossom established him as an artist with a promising career ahead and led to him receiving both critical acclaim and the Horizon Award at the 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

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  17. Review: Richard Thompson, Usher Hall, EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... 50 years as a professional musician has honed the guitar playing and songwriting talent he showed with Fairport Convention into something approaching live film direction. On songs such as They Tore the Hippodrome Down Thompson is scriptwriter, ...

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  18. Big Interview Simon Nicol of Fairport Convention: 'It's a...Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | Portsmouth Today

    To mark the band's 50th anniversary they brought together all of the surviving founder members, including most famous alumni Richard Thompson, plus several others who have passed through the ranks down the decades, for an epic set celebrating their history. The festival was begun by the band in 1979 and has become a full-blown, 20,000-people annual fixture in the summer calendar - with the Fairports naturally taking pride of place on the bill.

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  19. Acclaimed performer Richard Thompson lines up a concert at Sage GatesheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    ... Meet On The Ledge, for example - when he was the teenage lead guitarist (and emerging songwriter ) with Fairport Convention, plus some more recent album tracks. In addition to that, just this month, he has issued another 14 tracks of Acoustic ...

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  20. Arts by the Sea, The Tempest and Purbeck Film Festival - our pick of top ten events this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    ... greatest songwriters and most distinctive guitar virtuosos and co-founded the groundbreaking group, Fairport Convention Richard Thompson is at Lighthouse Poole on Friday, October 13. 6. And still on the folk scene, Sheelanagig, now a West Country ...

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