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Fairport Convention and Electric Folk: Faber Forty-Fives: 1967-1970

Fairport Convention and Electric Folk: Faber Forty-Fives: 1967-1970

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by Rob Young
     
 
Fairport Convention and Electric Folk tells of the blossoming of British folk music in the late sixties, as rediscovered pastoral sensibilities aligned themselves with electric instrumentation. The album that spearheaded this gentle revival was Fairport Convention's Liege and Lief - a bewitching mix of time-honoured standards and band originals, wove

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Fairport Convention and Electric Folk tells of the blossoming of British folk music in the late sixties, as rediscovered pastoral sensibilities aligned themselves with electric instrumentation. The album that spearheaded this gentle revival was Fairport Convention's Liege and Lief - a bewitching mix of time-honoured standards and band originals, wove through with Sandy Denny's haunting voice and Richard Thompson's remarkable guitar playing. The scene that developed found its ideals in the bucolic and the communal, in Albion and its traditions, and included such influential bands and artists as Steeleye Span, John and Beverley Martyn, and Nick Drake.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780571296552
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Publication date:
06/07/2012
Series:
Faber Forty-Fives , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Rob Young has worked at Wire magazine since 1993, including five years as editor. He is the author of Rough Trade and Warp, and the editor of Undercurrents: The Hidden Wiring of Modern Music and The Wire Primers: A Guide to Modern Music. He has contributed to publications including Uncut, the Guardian, Sight and Sound, Frieze and Art Review. He lives in London.
Rob Young has worked at The Wire magazine since 1993, including five years as editor. He is the author of Rough Trade and Warp, and the editor of Undercurrents: The Hidden Wiring of Modern Music and The Wire Primers: A Guide to Modern Music. He has contributed to publications including Uncut, the Guardian, Sight&Sound, Frieze and Art Review. He lives in London.

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Fairport Convention and Electric Folk: Faber Forty-Fives: 1967-1970 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excerted from "Electric Eden", this is a brief history of early British folk-rock. The focus is on Fairport Convention, Sandy Denny, and Nick Drake. Well written. 88 e-book pages.