In the spring of 1970, the band's fans got a taste of their in-concert sound on disc.
The biggest singles and most memorable album landmarks of the mighty British band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2018.
The album continued Thompson's working relationship with American producer Mitchell Froom, who had taken over the role from Richard's old Fairport Convention colleague Joe Boyd.
From arena rock heroes to overlooked masters, here are the best prog drummers who embody the virtuosity and imagination of prog rock.
How (and why) did musicians make epic music? There's no one answer, as this race through the history of popular music shows.
It was the first Fairport album to feature Sandy Denny's unforgettable vocals and her addition to their songwriting talent pool.
After more than a quarter-century of recording, the British singer-guitarist made the UK album Top 30 as a solo artist for the first time, with 'Mirror Blue.'
The singer's final album in her first spell with Fairport Convention became a folk music cornerstone.
If ever a band proved you can play rock’n’roll and retain your integrity, that band was R.E.M. as the best R.E.M. songs prove.
Denny was one of Britain’s finest vocal talents, and the aura around her has only enhanced since her passing.
It’s better to burn out than to fade away… but sometimes a band does neither. After decades on the road, the oldest bands in music history still bring the noise.
The Joni Mitchell song that commemorated the famous festival became a huge success, in three different incarnations.
The new book will focus on the star's early years and his work with Fairport Convention and with former wife, Linda Thompson.
Produced by frontiersman Joe Boyd, the LP featured such haunting pieces as ‘Time Has Told Me,’ ‘River Man’ and ‘Way To Blue.’
Since 1968, the Isle Of Wight Festival has gathered every iconic UK act and from the States, making it one of the most prolific festivals in music history.