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  1. Fairport-ConventionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | This Is Scunthorpe

    ... Influential Folk Album of All Time and their story and music has often featured on radio and television. Fairport Convention's line-up is Simon Nicol on guitar and vocals, Dave Pegg on bass guitar, Chris Leslie on fiddle, mandolin and vocals, Ric ...

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  2. Fairport star in benefit gig for traffic calming measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Worcester News

    Violinist Ric Sanders has been a member of folk-rock legends Fairport Convention since 1984, and has also played with the Albion Band, Soft Machine and Jethro Tull. He is widely regarded as one of Britain's best jazz, folk, and rock fiddle players.

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  3. Fairport Convention set to play Scunthorpe as part of... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | This Is Scunthorpe

    Throughout the intervening five decades - and numerous changes of line-up - the band's passion for live performance has never wavered. The band will play a selection of tracks from the album as well as long-established favourites from their extensive repertoire.

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  4. Review: Alt-J Throw a Fun 21st-Century Ren Faire on 'Relaxer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | RollingStone

    What if Radiohead had used their Nineties digital prog to escape into the past rather than fight the future? That's the vibe of "3WW," the prettily mordant first track on Alt-J's third record, a glitch-y modern version of Fairport Convention's folk pastorales. The U.K. art rockers have a nice time messing with history - their "House of the Rising Sun" is a minimalist chamber rumble, with singer-guitarist Joe Newman adding his own poetry to the original.

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  5. Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Shabazz Palaces, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... it anyway. Judy Dyble & Andy Lewis, "The Day They Took the Music Away" (Acid Jazz). If you told me that Fairport Convention/Trader Horne/King Crimson/Giles, Giles & Fripp vocalist Judy Dyble would release a great song on Acid Jazz (who knew that ...

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  6. Adver Chat: Pete Brown on music, a famous dad and mowing bluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | This is Wiltshire

    For the past 18 months the virtuoso multi instrumentalists have been marrying their four part harmonies with some gritty rock and pop, to create the perfect hybrid, notching up some famous fans including Dave Pegg from Fairport Convention and Andy Fairweather Low. "We needed some testimonials for our new website so I sent Dave a four track demo, he loved it so much he booked us to play the main stage at Cropredy on the Saturday night,'' said Pete.

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  7. The art of the American record labelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | On An Overgrown Path

    ... shot with a troupe of performing elephants [ below ]. Quote is from Patrick Humphries' biography of Fairport Convention's Richard Thompson. More on Richard Thompson in I am not from east or west . Any copyrighted material is included as "fair use" ...

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  8. The Ashgrove Sessions Video Tribute to JFK in Honor of his 100th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KTMF

    ... we have played it for has been extremely moved, some even to tears." , best known for his work with Fairport Convention and The Hellecasters, added "From the prospective of having lived outside the US for so much of my life, I have to say that, ...

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  9. Feature / 14 minutes agoGalley Beggar: Where folk meets psych-rockRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Metal Hammer

    ... gar will still be found by those who knew them already, and will always tip the hat to such forebears as Fairport Convention and Trees, but now they're also being discovered by a different set of enquiring minds.

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  10. Folk-rockers revisit their golden historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Henley Standard

    TALK about a golden ticket. Fairport Convention are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year - and on Monday night they play Nettlebed Village Club.

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  11. 10 events coming to Dorset in the next fortnightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... to Sunday, June 11. Each artist aims to capture real life moments. 9. Folk fans will be flocking to the Fairport Convention's golden anniversary concert at the Tivoli in Wimborne on May 26. There's still time to book tickets, see ...

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  12. Fleet Foxes Return with an Abstract, Experimental Folk AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... and chanted three-part harmonies that call to mind 1960s groups like Crosby, Stills, and Nash or Fairport Convention. In 2011, Fleet Foxes released the toiled-over follow-up Helplessness Blues -an album wrought with coming-of-age existentialism, as ...

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  13. Fleet Foxes, Chris CohenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... and chanted three-part harmonies that call to mind 1960s groups like Crosby, Stills, and Nash or Fairport Convention. In 2011, Fleet Foxes released the toiled-over follow-up Helplessness Blues -an album wrought with coming-of-age existentialism, as ...

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  14. Things to Do Music: May 17-23Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... and chanted three-part harmonies that call to mind 1960s groups like Crosby, Stills, and Nash or Fairport Convention. In 2011, Fleet Foxes released the toiled-over follow-up Helplessness Blues -an album wrought with coming-of-age existentialism, as ...

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  15. Sirens were a hit but there's more to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Your Leek Paper

    ... evenings the arts centre will host I Am Kloot frontman John Bramwell, and Leek Arts Festival favourites Fairport Convention. For full details of all Leek Arts Festival events and to buy tickets online visit www.leekartsfestival.co.uk Tickets for ...

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  16. Folk hero is LandlockedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Swindon Advertiser

    ... Folk Festival and were heavily influenced by a performance from Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick from Fairport Convention. They played the Devon folk circuit and it was around this time Steve met Phil Beer, but it was his school pal that teamed up ...

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  17. Thompson headlining Folk FestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    ... festival artistic director. As a teenager in the 1960s, Thompson co-founded the groundbreaking group, Fairport Convention, making him one of the key members of the British Folk-Rock movement. Thompson is ranked No. 19 on the Rolling Stone's list of ...

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  18. Brian Cox, Adam Ant and Reginald D. Hunter plus other things to do in Birmingham this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | IcLichfield

    ... her Handmade Fair, the circus is in town and so are Professor Brian Cox, Adam Ant, Charlotte Church and Fairport Convention.

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  19. Olivia Chaney And The Decemberists; British Folk Honored And ReimaginedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... make for years, to honor that great British tradition and also the way bands in the '60s and '70s, like Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span, rocked it. On this edition of All Songs Considered , a transatlantic conversation with Offa Rex's Olivia ...

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  20. The Decemberists & Olivia Chaney releasing traditional folk LP as Offa RexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Rex . Most of the album has them taking on standards in the tradition of '60s/'70s folk rock bands like Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span, Albion Band, Fotheringay, etc. The Queen of Hearts comes out on July 7 via Nonesuch and you can watch a ...

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