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Orlando Sentinel
Did Led Zeppelin steal a riff for 'Stairway to Heaven'? A court will decidethe Wolfe estate’s copyright claim. “It’s a tough one to call,” says singer-so
Did Led Zeppelin steal a riff for 'Stairway to Heaven'? A court will decide
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
the Wolfe estate’s copyright claim. “It’s a tough one to call,” says singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, whose 1960s band Fairport Convention helped pioneer the merger of traditional British folk music with the amplified energy of rock ’n’ roll... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Everything you need to know about the Led Zeppelin copyright trialJimmy Page wrote ‘Stairway,’ there’s that,” said Richard Thompson, singer-songw
Everything you need to know about the Led Zeppelin copyright trial
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
Jimmy Page wrote ‘Stairway,’ there’s that,” said Richard Thompson, singer-songwriter and original member of 1960s band Fairport Convention, referring to the Wolfe estate’s claim that because the two bands played shows together in the late... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Did Led Zeppelin steal a riff for 'Stairway to Heaven'? A court will decidethe Wolfe estate’s copyright claim. “It’s a tough one to call,” says singer-so
Did Led Zeppelin steal a riff for 'Stairway to Heaven'? A court will decide
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
the Wolfe estate’s copyright claim. “It’s a tough one to call,” says singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, whose 1960s band Fairport Convention helped pioneer the merger of traditional British folk music with the amplified energy of rock ’n’ roll... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' headed to court in infringement casethe Wolfe estate’s copyright claim. “It’s a tough one to call,” says singer-so
Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' headed to court in infringement case
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
the Wolfe estate’s copyright claim. “It’s a tough one to call,” says singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, whose 1960s band Fairport Convention helped pioneer the merger of traditional British folk music with the amplified energy of rock ’n’ roll... Read more
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The Courier
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
The Courier / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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The Young Witness
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
The Young Witness / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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Western Advocate
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
Western Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
Kiama Independent / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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Manning River Times
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
Manning River Times / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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The North West Star
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
The North West Star / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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The Border Mail
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
The Border Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girlDave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of
Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s. When Fairport Convention electric fiddle player Dave Swarbrick fell in love with an Australian girl in the early '90s, he remembered thinking, "That's handy... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
The folk music world mourns Dave Swarbrick, ‘the most influential fiddle player bar none’, who has diedDave Swarbrick - Swarb - fiddle player with Fairport Convention for a decade an
The folk music world mourns Dave Swarbrick, ‘the most influential fiddle player bar none’, who has died
Banbury Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
Dave Swarbrick - Swarb - fiddle player with Fairport Convention for a decade and legendary musician and songwriter for half a century, died on June 3 of emphysema. He was 75. Swarb - who at one time lived in Cropredy - made the front page of the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
You guide to gigs in the Kendal areaLily, Ambleside: Soul and Funk night with DJ Shark le Funk. FRIDAY: Bootlegger
You guide to gigs in the Kendal area
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Lily, Ambleside: Soul and Funk night with DJ Shark le Funk. FRIDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: Skinny Lizard. Brewery, Kendal: Fairport Convention. Tweedies, Grasmere: Bag of Spanners. Zeffirellis, Ambleside: Hunter Muskett. Carnforth Heritage Centre,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Fairport Convention fiddler Dave Swarbrick dies aged 75LONDON — English folk violinist Dave Swarbrick, a former leading member of the
Fairport Convention fiddler Dave Swarbrick dies aged 75
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
LONDON — English folk violinist Dave Swarbrick, a former leading member of the influential 1970s group Fairport Convention, has died at the age of 75, the band’s website announced on Friday. “We have just had the sad news from Alex Swarbrick that... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Legendary folk musician Dave Swarbrick dies aged 75Dave Swarbrick, one of the pioneers of the electric folk movement has died his
Legendary folk musician Dave Swarbrick dies aged 75
Banbury Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
Dave Swarbrick, one of the pioneers of the electric folk movement has died his family have announced. Former Fairport Convention fidlde player and one of the seminal musicians in folk has died at 75. Described by many as one of the most influential... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Folk musician Dave Swarbrick dies - two decades after obit was publishedhe told fans: “It’s not the first time I’ve died in Coventry", as he signed cop
Folk musician Dave Swarbrick dies - two decades after obit was published
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
he told fans: “It’s not the first time I’ve died in Coventry", as he signed copies of the obit. Dave was a member of the Fairport Convention, pictured together in 1972 He battled the condition for years and had to undergo three tracheotomies,... Read more
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Gazette News
Fairport Convention return to Colchester Arts CentreHAILED as the originators of British folk-rock music, Fairport Convention are m
Fairport Convention return to Colchester Arts Centre
Gazette News / Posted 26 days ago
HAILED as the originators of British folk-rock music, Fairport Convention are making a welcome return to the Colchester Arts Centre. Still one of the most entertaining bands on the live music scene, nearly 50 years after they played their first... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Innovative music legends set to play Kendalare set to grace the stage at the Brewery Arts Centre this June, treating fans
Innovative music legends set to play Kendal
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
are set to grace the stage at the Brewery Arts Centre this June, treating fans to a set of classics and new material. Fairport Convention, who celebrate 50 years of making music and performing live in 2017, are touring the UK and will play... Read more

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