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The appearance of 'One World' showed that Martyn's sophisticated songwriting and performance style was breaking further into the mainstream.
The Devonian folk artist, guitarist of note and impeccable singer-songwriter Ben Howard is a worthy successor in style to forebears such as Nick Drake and John Martyn.
It was the first Fairport album to feature Sandy Denny's unforgettable vocals and her addition to their songwriting talent pool.
The group's persuasive sound was first heard on record on their self-titled debut album of January 1967.
The group, formed in San Francisco in the early 1950s, placed 17 singles on the US chart between 1958 and 1963, of which the first, 'Tom Dooley,' became their signature.
The peerless troubadour passed away on 29 January 2009, soon after being appointed an OBE.
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.'
Born in a basement venue in London, the “nu-folk” movement staged a British folk-rock revival that reacted “to the way things have been going”.
With their ‘What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World’ album, The Decemberists took a more free-form approach to “see what happened”.
The singer's final album in her first spell with Fairport Convention became a folk music cornerstone.
Icelandic folk-rock outfit Of Monsters and Men recently stopped by Australian radio station Triple J where they covered Post Malone’s No.1 hit ‘Circles’.
The Woody Guthrie Centre will present 'This Land is Your Land: A Celebration of 80 Years' in New York on 23 February.
Endlessly underrated, Hardin wrote some of the most beautiful and enduring songs of his day, including the endlessly-covered 'If I Were A Carpenter' and 'Reason To Believe.'
Denny was one of Britain’s finest vocal talents, and the aura around her has only enhanced since her passing.