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Saturday, 19 April 2014

Monday Night April 21st at 8pm: FAIRPORT CONVENTION - Liege & Lief

Sandy Denny was only 31 when she died, on April 21, 1978, following injuries she sustained in a bizarre falling accident.  
She had recorded some beautiful work on her own in her final six or so years, and got her start with The Strawbs in 1968, but it was her two or three years spent fronting Fairport Convention that has most immortalized her as the greatest vocalist of the British Folk-Rock Revival.   
Her powerful alto was perfect for conjuring up the haunting mythology of English moors and folktales.  This 1969 album is one of three Fairport classics that feature Denny.

Read on...

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FROM GONZO
Live In Maidstone 1970
CD - £7.99

Live At Maidstone Castle 1970
DVD - £9.99

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