Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
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.
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.
Including unreleased demos, 'I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn' is a stunning collection of acoustic recordings made throughout Sandy Denny's entire career.
Bruce Rowland, the much-respected drummer who worked with Fairport Convention and played with Joe Cocker at Woodstock, has passed away at the age of 74.
The Queen’s Birthday Honours have recognised traditional English music with the award of an MBE to Ashley Hutchings.
The surviving members of folk music giants Fotheringay have announced a London concert, their first such show for 45 years, at Under The Bridge on June 19.
The life of Sandy Denny is remembered in a new biography by British music writer Mick Houghton, to be launched with a live music event in London on March 3.
There is a new Fotheringay box set coming in March 2015. The 4CD set contains never before seen footage of the band and unreleased material.
Producer Joe Boyd will discuss 2 of the classic folk-rock albums he produced, when the Classic Album Sundays listening series takes place at Camp Bestival