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Fairport Convention Write Their Own History

Monday, September 24th 2012 12:00

The new book tells the band's complex history

Fairport By Fairport is a comprehensive history of one of folk rock's most important bands.

Members of the band past and present spoke to author Nigel Schofield about the music, the tours, and the life they led as Fairporters. The book includes new and previously unpublished contributions from Richard Thompson, Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg, Sandy Denny, Dave Swarbrick, Ric Sanders, Dave Mattacks, Gerry Conway, Chris Leslie, Ashley Hutchings, Judy Dyble, Maartin Allcock, Trevor Lucas, Dan ar Braz and Jerry Donahue. There are also contributions from John Peel, Robert Plant, Joe Boyd and Ken Russell among many others.


This 400+ page book for the first time tells the full story of Fairport Convention in the words of the people who were there.

Early editions are bound in traditional buckram cloth and screen-printed with a specially commissioned cover illustration.

You can get more info HERE

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