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Google 7/19/2018 5:31:03 PM

Richard Thompson Preps New Album, '13 Rivers' - Best Classic Bands (blog)


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Richard Thompson Preps New Album, '13 Rivers'
Best Classic Bands (blog)
They all culminate on this one body of work.” 13 Rivers was recorded at the Boulevard Recording Studio in Los Angeles. Of the album, Thompson, a founding member ofd folk-rock greats Fairport Convention, says, “The songs are a surprise in a good way.

Google 7/18/2018 3:19:14 PM

Musicians to shine at Fairport's Cropredy Convention - Banbury Guardian


Banbury Guardian

Musicians to shine at Fairport's Cropredy Convention
Banbury Guardian
The Thursday will be opened by host band Fairport Convention, who will play a short set followed by Smith & Brewer, Police Dog Hogan and Oysterband. The latter are a band with folk and dance band roots, who will be returning to rock Cropredy after a ...

Google 7/18/2018 5:01:36 AM

Hear Greta Van Fleet's Swaggering New Song 'When the Curtain Falls' - Rolling Stone


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Hear Greta Van Fleet's Swaggering New Song 'When the Curtain Falls'
Rolling Stone
The quartet eschew newer musical influences in favor of classic blues and rock artists, including Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, Fairport Convention and Led Zeppelin, which inform their Seventies-flavored sound. “Rock & roll to us is liberation. A ...
Greta Van Fleet - When The Curtain Falls (Audio)YouTube

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Google 7/17/2018 4:14:44 PM

Richard Thompson Tears It Up On Two New Songs - NPR


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Richard Thompson Tears It Up On Two New Songs
NPR
It's a trademark sound that has been incredibly influential since the days when he electrified British folk music in the 1960s as part of Fairport Convention and, later, some of the most brilliant records of the 1970s with his wife at the time Linda ...
Richard Thompson Details New Album '13 Rivers'Rolling Stone

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Google 7/17/2018 2:25:11 PM

Fairport Convention to perform at Bath venue - North Somerset Times


North Somerset Times

Fairport Convention to perform at Bath venue
North Somerset Times
The quintet will perform their tour alongside Irish band The 4 of Us at Bath's venue in February. Fairport Convention formed in 1967 and helped to start the British folk-rock movement more than 50 years ago. The band won BBC Radio 2's Lifetime ...

Google 7/16/2018 5:06:23 PM

Bluegrass Beyond Borders – Iain Matthews revisits Matthews Southern Comfort - Bluegrass Today


Bluegrass Beyond Borders – Iain Matthews revisits Matthews Southern Comfort
Bluegrass Today
Although he first came to fame via a stint in the band that pioneered the folk rock form in the U.K., that being the remarkably underrated Fairport Convention, he left that band early on and subsequently formed Matthews Southern Comfort, a group best ...

Google 7/12/2018 1:54:00 PM

Fairport's Cropredy guest is Beach Boy Brian Wilson - Swindon Advertiser


Swindon Advertiser

Fairport's Cropredy guest is Beach Boy Brian Wilson
Swindon Advertiser
AS a teen of the 1960s, Simon Nicol from Fairport Convention was lucky his parents were quite radical and allowed him to follow his dream of making music. “They were hands off in a good way, they trusted me... but they did not like the pony tail,'' he ...

Google 7/12/2018 11:05:38 AM

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