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  1. Keep on trucking: Music lovers soak up the atmosphere at Truck Festival in Steventon last JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Oxford Mail

    ... - arts, theatre, and older hedonism - Feastival - cool acts, celeb hosts and lots of food - Cropredy - Fairport Convention and mainly folk-based music - and Cornbury - heritage acts with Radio 2 newcomers in a family-orientated village fete ...


  2. 9 Great Albums That May Have Passed You By This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | NME

    ... not without its thrills. James Bentley 7 Trembling Bells - The Sovereign Self The electric folk style of Fairport Convention and Pentangle still has its supporters; it helps if current practitioners freshen it up, rather than just imitating. ...


  3. StillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... es down easiest when paired with autumnal Celtic-pub melodies (see "Josephine," which evokes his time in Fairport Convention).


  4. Olivia Chaney's 'Longest River' album flows with distinctive beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... River." Joni Mitchell's earliest records were one obvious touchstone, as was the work of Sandy Denny-era Fairport Convention. Those are easy comparisons and threaten to diminish her record's distinctive beauty. One highlight was her cover of ...


  5. Troubadour Nachmanoff arrives in Coyle tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Trio as his early inspirations, Nachmanoff is also a fan of '80s new wave and Celtic folk-rock a la Fairport Convention. He'll mix it all together, along with his own flavor tonight, drawing from albums such as 2011's "Step Up" "Time Before the ...


  6. Richard Thompson 'Still' review: Those Saturday nights at home finally pay offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... music has always been rooted in England's deepest folk traditions, beginning with his teenage days in Fairport Convention during the '60s, he has consistently wedded that respect to a modernist's quest for surprise and the unconventional chord, the ...


  7. More Queen's Birthday Honours for community stalwarts, RAF and policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Heraldseries.co.uk

    ... Ashley Hutchings, the 70-year-old driving force behind folk legends and Cropredy Festival headliners Fairport Convention, was made an MBE for his services to folk music. Meanwhile, personnel from RAF Benson were honoured, with Commander Matt Punch ...


  8. Chesterfield folk star and senior police officer named in Queen's Birthday Honours ListRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | Belper News

    ... Cutthorpe, was the driving force behind several major bands in the English folk rock scene - including Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and the Albion Band. They are all widely regarded as groups which enlivened the folk scene by introducing rock ...


  9. Bob Fox to perform at Ely Folk ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Ely Standard

    Fox has more than 40 years experience as a folk singer and musician and will bring his unique style to the city's popular club on June 17. Fox's career began in 1975, when after spending five years as a floor singer around the many folk clubs in the North East of England he met Tom McConville and his career as a professional folk singer/musician began. In 2000, Bob celebrated 25 years of singing folk songs professionally with a number of tours both in the UK and abroad, starting with an appearance as 'special guest' on the Fairport Convention tour and continuing with folk club tours in Britain, Holland and Canada.


  10. Kevin Dempsey and Rosie Carson will appear at the Folk at the Lion in Cheddleton tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Your Leek Paper

    ... in USA. Kevin and Rosie, pictured above, have recently completed a two month tour as support to Fairport Convention to much acclaim. The duo will be at the Folk at the Lion event at The Red Lion in Cheddleton tomorrow evening. Doors will open at 8pm ...


  11. Music Reviews:: Twenty One Pilots, Zedd, Olivia Chaney, Willie and MerleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... Zedd's fan base while converting a few more of the curious. Fans of Joni Mitchell, Judy Collins or Fairport Convention: Olivia Chaney is about to make you sit up and take notice. The Longest River is the debut album for the young songwriter, but it ...


  12. Spirit of Sandy Denny lives on in FotheringayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... revered Albert Lee in the band, which the late singer and songwriter Sandy Denny formed when she left Fairport Convention at the end of 1969. Denny, a singular talent, was particularly hot at the time. She was about to win the first of her two ...


  13. Preview: Pump festival has something for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... band currently tearing up the rules, with a dynamic approach to old songs owing more to Radiohead than Fairport Convention. The unique Spooky Men's Chorale, with their surreal humour and close harmony singing, have to be seen and heard to be ...


  14. First Listen: Richard Thompson, 'Still'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... six-string genius. He builds some tunes around pretty, contemplative acoustic arpeggios that recall his Fairport Convention days, when he and others were just developing folk-rock. He plays abrasive chords that glory in half-steps and semitones - in ...


  15. Richard Thompson - "Broken Doll"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Stereogum

    Singer-songwriter Richard Thompson is an elder statesman of British folk at this point, having amassed an impressive discography since his start with the Fairport Convention in 1967. And he's still going strong, with a new Jeff Tweedy-produced record, Still , due to be released in a few weeks.


  16. Q&A with up-and-coming St Albans folk band Said the MaidenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    ... brother Steve. Last spring we were very honoured to go on a UK tour with the legendary Dave Swarbrick of Fairport Convention. He's an incredible fiddle player, a lovely man and great mentor. And, of course, winning the Isambard Award! One stands out ...


  17. Richard Thompson Talks New Album, 'Still,' and Working with Wilco's Jeff TweedyRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Guitar World

    Around the late Sixties, a teenaged Thompson began searching the local British music scene for a way to express himself and make a difference musically. An opportunity soon arose when he joined Fairport Convention, a new band that found interest in folk and rock sounds.


  18. An interview with Mary Ramsey and Steven Gustafson of 10,000 ManiacsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... some tracks that warranted further investigation. We were always into the 70s folk of Sandy Denny and Fairport Convention, so this material came naturally to us once we all got in on the process. 13 or 14 of the tracks were a cappella at the ...


  19. Debut Albums That Don't Tell The Full Story - Fairport Convention [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    The underrated singer Sandy Denny is generally identified with Fairport Convention, the pioneering U.K. ensemble that fused traditional British folk music with rock. Catch his vocal talent on such recordings as 'Unhalfbricking' and 'Liege & Lief'.


  20. Political folk - " Amy Speace Pic: Gina BinkleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Gazette-news.co.uk

    ... based folk-rock band Fred's House, whose influences include Simon and Garfunkel, Fleetwood Mac, Fairport Convention and the Eagles, doors open at 7pm and admission is A 10. A1 2 Call 01206 231397 or go online at www.littlerabbitbarn.com for more ...