The biggest singles and most memorable album landmarks of the mighty British band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 14 April 2018.
Early Fairport Convention member Iain Matthews has a new line-up of Matthews Southern Comfort, whose album Like A Radio is released on 24 February 2018.
On 29 January 1994, after more than a quarter-century of recording, Richard Thompson had a solo UK top 30 album for the first time, with Mirror Blue.
On 17 January 1970, Fairport Convention hit the UK chart with the folk cornerstone Liege & Lief, which became Sandy Denny's first farewell to the group.
Legendary folk-rock band Fairport Convention have announced the details of an extensive 28-date UK tour for the winter of 2018
Any story about Sandy Denny is touched with sadness, for a life cut short at 31. But it's better to celebrate what she achieved, and the music she left us.
After the festival, Joni Mitchell's 'Woodstock' became a hit in three versions. The one by Matthews Southern Comfort hit No. 1 in the UK on 31 October 1970.
We celebrate the start of the all-too-brief recording life of Nick Drake, on his debut album Five Leaves Left, released by Island on 1 September 1969.
On the UK singles chart for 23 July 1969, Fairport Convention translated Bob Dylan into French, with a song that landed them on Top Of The Pops.
On 3 July, 1971, Fairport Convention entered the UK chart with their sixth album, and first since the departure of Richard Thompson, Angel Delight.
Fairport Convention's 50th anniversary celebrations continue with the 28 July 2017 release of a 7CD box set, Come All Ye, and vinyl reissue of Liege & Lief.
The current line-up of Fairport Convention will reunite with almost all their surviving former members at their Cropredy Convention from 10-12 August 2017.
50 years ago, The Beatles release Sgt Pepper and spring became the Summer Of Love uDiscover presents a gallery of images that tell the story.
Pioneers of British folk rock, Fairport Convention celebrates their nearly 50-year musical legacy with a 7 CD box set for release on 28 July.