From school to pensioner in band that started folk rock
The original Fairport Convention was a bunch of friends meeting after school to play music. That was back in the sixties and as founder member Simon ...
Richard Thompson review – rock'n'rolling back the years
Then there's the full-hearted version of Fairport Convention's 1968 single Meet Me on the Ledge – a track Thompson played at his mother's funeral ...
'Good Vibrations': Beach Boys star wows crowds at annual Cropredy Festival
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
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