Tag Archives: Fairport Convention

DAVID CARROLL AND FRIENDS – Bold Reynold

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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Veterans Of British Folk Rock Fuse Into “Bold Reynold”

November 7, 2022

They call it “a fusion of friends” and old pals they are indeed, David Carroll who used to roll with SPINNING WHEEL and has called recently on the members of FAIRPORT CONVENTION and GRYPHON – Dave Pegg and Chris Leslie … Continue reading

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ASHLEY HUTCHINGS – More Songs From The Shows

August 27, 2022

Talking Elephant 2022 Eminent English explorer of tunes’ traditional values serves up riveting roundup of his latter-day onstage imagery. When THE ALBION BAND released “Songs From The Shows” back in 1990, it was more than a mere summary of their … 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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ALAN SIMON – Excalibur V: Move, Cry, Act, Clash!

January 6, 2022

Spirit Of Unicorn Music 2021 Producing aural imagery out of rage, stellar cast of ongoing rock opera deliver a lackluster tapestry. Having always felt more like franchise than a loose framework for songs that don’t fit Alan Simon’s stage-set projects … Continue reading

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