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  1. The Collegiate Church and Cloister in the centre of Saint-Emilion, FranceRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2016 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    FOLK ROCK pioneers Steeleye Span take their new live show to King's Hall in Ilkley, on Tuesday October 18. Over the past six decades the group has become a legendary name in British music after combining rock and folk. Contemporaries of Led Zeppelin and Fairport Convention, they took folk music from small clubs and festivals to the world of chart-topping albums and international tours.

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  2. Folk rock pioneers to headline Bury festivalRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | This Is Lancashire

    WITH a career spanning six decades, one of folk music's longest running bands will bring their pioneering sound to Bury. Steeleye Span have played with the likes of The Who, Led Zeppelin and Fairport Convention, and are now headlining the Homegrown Festival.

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    Sep 29, 2016 | This Is Leicestershire

    ... band so I did. I used to love folk and I still do. I have a deep love of bands like Steeleye Span and Fairport Convention. I love all those uncool folk bands. I was probably the only 12-year-old to have a Fairport Convention record." What started ...

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  4. Pros of Plainsong to play for LR Folk ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | NWAonline

    Iain Matthews, who has crafted music since the late 1960s as a member of Fairport Convention, Matthews Southern Comfort and under his name, has revived Plainsong, his collaboration with Andy Roberts. He was born Iain McDonald in 1946 in Lincolnshire, England.

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  5. Folk Rock Pioneers, Steeleye Span in ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | This is South Wales

    With a career that has taken in an astounding six decades, Steeleye Span is not just a legendary name in British music but also a link to the classic days of rock and folk music. Contemporaries of the likes of Led Zeppelin and Fairport Convention, they have gone on to change the face of folk music forever, taking it from small clubs and festivals into the world of chart topping albums and international tours.

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  6. Feature / 25 Sep 2005Hard And Fast: John Bonham's Dark Road DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    ... some demos in a Birmingham studio. The band also included Dave Pegg, who would later go on to play with Fairport Convention.

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  7. Award winning folk duo to perform special show at Shelley TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... and writers in the legendary folk-rock group The Albion Band with Ashley Hutchings and Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention). In 1997 they left the band to concentrate on their work as a duo which has seen them tour throughout the world and gain an ever ...

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  8. Fairport ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | This is Derbyshire

    And now - hot on the heels of the tenth Derby FestA - the city is busy gearing up to celebrate the tenth Derby Folk Festival which launches on Friday, September 30. Once again, organisers have brought together a great mixture of established seasoned performers and fast-rising artists for the three-day event. Headliners this year are Fairport Convention who have now been making great music for nearly 50 years and will top the bill in the marquee on Friday night.

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  9. Steeleye Span announce follow festival success with more gigsRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Steeleye Span will follow up their successful 2016 festival season with a performance at The Platform on Monday October 17. With a career that has taken in an astounding six decades, Steeleye Span is not just a legendary name in British music but also a link to the classic days of rock and folk music. Contemporaries of the likes of Led Zeppelin and Fairport Convention, they have gone on to change the face of folk music forever, taking it from small clubs and festivals into the world of chart topping albums and international tours.

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  10. Dan Whitehouse ready to bring songs to Ramsbottom Civic HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... you a bit of a leg up like that," said Dan. "The first person who did that for me was Ian Matthews from Fairport Convention back in 2009 when I'd just released my first EP. "He was good enough to take me out on tour with him and said I should listen ...

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  11. Award Winning Folk Duo, NinebarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | This Is Exeter

    ... in the duo's own studio and mastered by Mark Tucker (whose other credits include Show of Hands and Fairport Convention) Ninebarrow have released the album independently to high critical acclaim - receiving a raft of glowing reviews, including five ...

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  12. Roddy Woomble celebrates 10 years of debut 'My Secret is my Silence' at InchryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Daily Record

    ... and poetic lyrics. The opener 'I Came In From The Mountain' came across as a hybrid of New Order meets Fairport Convention, and there were hints of REM, King Creosote, The The Band, consisting of Andrew Mitchell on guitar, Craig Ainslie on Bass and ...

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  13. Folk Rock Pioneers, Steeleye Span in ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    With a career that has taken in an astounding six decades, Steeleye Span is not just a legendary name in British music but also a link to the classic days of rock and folk music. Contemporaries of the likes of Led Zeppelin and Fairport Convention, they have gone on to change the face of folk music forever, taking it from small clubs and festivals into the world of chart topping albums and international tours.

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  14. Paddy Be EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | The Session

    Unfortunately, i don't think it still can be found. And of course, it is the first tune in the Dirty Linen Medley played by Fairport Convention.

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  15. Folk Rock Pioneers, Steeleye Span in ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | This is Derbyshire

    With a career that has taken in an astounding six decades, Steeleye Span is not just a legendary name in British music but also a link to the classic days of rock and folk music. Contemporaries of the likes of Led Zeppelin and Fairport Convention, they have gone on to change the face of folk music forever, taking it from small clubs and festivals into the world of chart topping albums and international tours.

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  16. Humour and captivating stories promised as folk stalwart... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | This is South Wales

    ... with Chris Watson, fronted all-female folk supergroup The Poozies, supported numerous acts, including Fairport Convention, Taj Mahal and Richard Thompson. She will also be familiar to television audiences as In April 2014 Sally appeared in the final ...

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  17. Fairport Convention ex Jerry Donahue suffers strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    Former Fairport Convention and Fotheringay guitarist Jerry Donahue unlikely to play guitar again as daughter asks fans for well wishes Former Fairport Convention and Fotheringay guitarist Jerry Donahue is unlikely to ever play the guitar again after suffering a stroke. The 69-year-old has been left with a degree of paralysis on his right-side and is unable to talk properly due to aphasia brought on by the stroke.

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  18. Breaking The Rule by The Excitements is among our latest CD reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | This Is Scunthorpe

    ... Him Home, Hallelujah and Ave Maria in spine-tingling form. 9/10. "LIVE AT MY FATHER'S PLACE 1974" - FAIRPORT CONVENTION (Floating World) - There are loads of live Fairport albums to choose from, but this 1974 recording offers the best representation ...

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  19. Talented duo stand shoulder to shoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | This is Wiltshire

    ... Julie returned to the fold. Together, along with founder member Ashley Hutchings and Simon Nicol from Fairport Convention, they formed the new Albion heart of the famous folk rock outfit. Chris was born in Barrow-in Furness and Julie was the ...

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  20. NINEBARROWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Western morning News

    ... in the duo's own studio and mastered by Mark Tucker (whose other credits include Show of Hands and Fairport Convention) Ninebarrow have released the album independently to high critical acclaim - receiving a raft of glowing reviews, including five ...

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