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All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
Nearly an hour of Fairport Convention recorded live on their 1990 British winter tour, in excellent sound and generally in superb form. Though the tour preceded the release of The Five Seasons, there's nothing anticipating that album in the repertory presented here -- rather, most of the songs are drawn from Gladys' Leap and, to a lesser degree, Expletive Delighted! "Portmeirion" and Red & Gold "Red & Gold" and the gorgeous "London River", with a medley of older songs at the close. Rick Sanders' stunning "Portmeirion" is almost worth the price of the CD by itself, with "London River" only inches behind it, and there's nothing in here that couldn't win over the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
Nearly an hour of Fairport Convention recorded live on their 1990 British winter tour, in excellent sound and generally in superb form. Though the tour preceded the release of The Five Seasons, there's nothing anticipating that album in the repertory presented here -- rather, most of the songs are drawn from Gladys' Leap and, to a lesser degree, Expletive Delighted! "Portmeirion" and Red & Gold "Red & Gold" and the gorgeous "London River", with a medley of older songs at the close. Rick Sanders' stunning "Portmeirion" is almost worth the price of the CD by itself, with "London River" only inches behind it, and there's nothing in here that couldn't win over the unconverted. It all makes one wonder, all the more, what is wrong with a music industry that doesn't have room for a group like this on a major label?
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/1/2007
  • Label: Eagle Records
  • UPC: 826992011127
  • Catalog Number: 20111
  • Sales rank: 223,072

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Fairport Convention Primary Artist
Simon Nicol Track Performer
Martin Allcock Track Performer
Dave Mattacks Track Performer
Ric Sanders Track Performer
Technical Credits
Ralph McTell Composer
Fairport Convention Arranger
Dave Pegg Arranger
Martin Allcock Composer
Julie Gold Composer
Malcolm Holmes Booklet Design
John Richards Composer
Ric Sanders Composer
Traditional Composer
Peter Pracownik Artwork
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