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Fairport Convention - Reynardine

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by EllroyJames, Sep 11, 2020.

  1. Old Smokey

    Old Smokey TDPRI Member

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    Excellent band. Thompson is one of the main guys who inspired me to pick up the electric after years of playing only acoustic.
     
  2. Flaneur

    Flaneur Friend of Leo's

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    You're right, of course...

    :rolleyes::eek:
     
  3. Digital Larry

    Digital Larry Friend of Leo's

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    As it was the first version of the band I ever heard, I'm quite fond of the period from 1985-??? with Martin Allcock (who passed away a year or two ago sadly).



    Here's one of his originals that I think is great.

     
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  4. cravenmonket

    cravenmonket Tele-Holic

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    Love this record, love Sandy, love Richard.

    I think Liege & Lief was their first album with Dave Mattacks on drums, after Martin died. Also the first album with Swarbrick as a full member.

    Pretty extraordinary to release three killer albums in one year, despite the band suffering a tragic road traffic accident. They don't make bands like Fairport any more.
     
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  5. scrapyardblue

    scrapyardblue Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Ellroy, at it again. Peace to you, brother.
     
  6. SnidelyWhiplash

    SnidelyWhiplash Friend of Leo's

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    After Ashley & Sandy left FC, RT became the primary focus of Fairport then he left for his own solo career. :cool:
     
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    Fairport live, 68 and 70 (there's no video with Sandy that I know of):



     
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