Produced by frontiersman Joe Boyd, the LP featured such haunting pieces as ‘Time Has Told Me,’ ‘River Man’ and ‘Way To Blue.’
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.
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.
“It is with great sadness that we announce that English singer-songwriter Judy Dyble passed away on July 12 following a long illness borne with great courage.”
The British folk rock singer-songwriter from London was massively influential on folk music and collaborated with artists across genres.
The guitarist's new clips include versions of two tracks from his days with the band, 'Horizons' and 'Blood on the Rooftops.'
It’s perhaps safest to say that Fairport Convention hasn’t just influenced English folk-rock, even if in all its glory they have enhanced it beyond belief. What this standout band has done is...
The new album features an all-female list of musicians and tells the stories of 13 women whose lives have been unduly overlooked.
Fairport themselves will open the festival on the Thursday with an acoustic show, and will be the closing headliners on the Saturday with a two-hour set.
The folk-rock legend played a sublime set of hits, deep cuts and classics-in-waiting.