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.
With a new album in the wings, the world-renowned guitarist and singer-songwriter hits the road for a 19-date trek with support from Joan Shelley.
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.
Legendary folk-rock band Fairport Convention have announced the details of an extensive 28-date UK tour for the winter of 2018
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.
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.
There is something to be said for a particular room - or theatre or space - which offers a certain feeling that can never really be succinctly recreated.
uDiscover drops in on Fairport Convention's annual shindig, Airport's Cropredy Convention, to watch the band, co-founder Ashley Hutchings and others.
Genesis, just like every band, started out supporting other bands during their early days. Here are 20 classic Genesis' gigs from 1970 to 1973…
The much-loved and vastly experienced English folk musician Dave Swarbrick has died at 75,, his family have confirmed. He had been suffering from emphysema.
Blair Dunlop, son of English folk figurehead Ashley Hutchings, expands ever further on his folk roots with his third album Gilded, out today (6 May).
American roots music defined British folk-rock as much as Sandy Denny and Fairport. uDiscover traces the genre’s US influences.
John Martyn's Solid Air, released in 1973, is now deservedly viewed among the greatest British albums of all time, but was overlooked upon its release.
With his unique insight into Sandy Denny’s music, Houghton tells uDiscover why ‘I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn’ is an essential addition to Denny’s body of work.
In the spring of 1970, the band's fans got a taste of their in-concert sound on disc.