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Belfast Telegraph
Joan Armatrading wins lifetime achievement gong at BBC Radio 2 Folk Awardssinger and songwriter, who died in 1978 at the age of 31, remains best known as
Joan Armatrading wins lifetime achievement gong at BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
singer and songwriter, who died in 1978 at the age of 31, remains best known as the lead singer of British folk rock band Fairport Convention. A special tribute to Denny by New York-born Rufus Wainwright, and many more, was just one of the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Award-winning guitarist comes to Kendalis still in my DNA." This folk DNA comes from a prestigious place. Blair's fat
Award-winning guitarist comes to Kendal
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
is still in my DNA." This folk DNA comes from a prestigious place. Blair's father is Ashley Hutchings - founder member of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band. Blair's musical background meant it was only natural for him to... Read more
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Gazette News
HISTORY: Music duo revive storytelling traditions with fables of villains and heroesHill’s influences. “Folky, prog rock” Scott, 49, calls it and there are clear
HISTORY: Music duo revive storytelling traditions with fables of villains and heroes
Gazette News / Posted 17 days ago
Hill’s influences. “Folky, prog rock” Scott, 49, calls it and there are clear nods to the pair’s musical influences of Fairport Convention and Jethro Tull but the overall style is completely their own. ‘Justice’ includes some re-interpreted... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Trembling Bells: A ringing endorsement for a broken hearttraditional Pagan themes and spacey folk-rock and prog – all of which will stri
Trembling Bells: A ringing endorsement for a broken heart
Oxford Mail / Posted 24 days ago
traditional Pagan themes and spacey folk-rock and prog – all of which will strike a chime with fans of Oxfordshire’s own Fairport Convention, not least in the voice of singer and keys lass Lavinia Blackwall – who seems to channel the spirit of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cuala festival hoists an Irish cultural flag in New YorkFirst there was her experience touring the US with her music. She recalls one o
Cuala festival hoists an Irish cultural flag in New York
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
First there was her experience touring the US with her music. She recalls one of the members of folk supergroup Fairport Convention asking her, “What is it about you Irish? You’re so loved all over the world.” Then there was a pivotal... Read more
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Forres Gazette
The dream stays with Big Country's BruceTony Butler’s return to teaching, bass playing duties are shared between guests
The dream stays with Big Country's Bruce
Forres Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Tony Butler’s return to teaching, bass playing duties are shared between guests Scott Whitley and Matt Pegg, son of Fairport Convention bass player Dave Pegg, but original drummer Brzezicki and the father and son Watson pairing remain at the... Read more

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