Tag Archives: Dave Pegg

Massive Box Set Explores FAIRPORT CONVENTION’s ’80s

May 20, 2024

If FAIRPORT CONVENTION were the foremost folk-rock ensemble in England in the ’70s, the next decade found them at a loss, August 4th, 1979 marking the band’s farewell performance – staged at the village of Cropredy where they promised to … Continue reading

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British Folk Rock Elite Bring “Bold Reynold” Back

May 8, 2024

2023’s was a sensational folk-rock enterprise that could be considered a new milestone in the genreā€™s existence, yet for the project’s mastermind David Carroll, he of SPINNING WHEEL fame, the album was first and foremost an exhilarating excursion down memory … Continue reading

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FAIRPORT CONVENTION Take Full “Full House” To The Stage

February 18, 2023

Even if it wasn’t so strong, with classics such as “Dirty Linen” and “Sloth” among its tracks, 1970’s “Full House” would stand out in FAIRPORT CONVENTION‘s canon, because this platter was their first to not feature female lead – as … Continue reading

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January 8, 2023

Talking Elephant 2022 Friendly fusing their strings into a patina-coated panel that reflects the past, stalwarts of British music mythos-scene look into the future. Nowadays, fresh proponents of folk rock seem to prefer fiery delivery to vibrant depth of the … Continue reading

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FAIRPORT CONVENTION’s 1976 Concert To Be Out

July 23, 2022

1976 was a weird year in the FAIRPORT CONVENTION history. First, Sandy Denny had terminated her second tenure with the ensemble that essentially broke up afterwards, with “Gottle O’Geer” credit containing only the first word in the band’s name and … Continue reading

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