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An enduring British folk-rock classic

Advantages: Good balanced set of serious and fun contemporary folk songs
Disadvantages: A slightly acquired taste, especially one 11-minute track

Fairport Convention Formed in 1967 and with an ever-changing line-up to the present day, Fairport Convention are generally considered the first and foremost British folk-rock outfit. ‘Unhalfbricking’, their third album, first released in July 1969 ...

JOHNV 17.07.2012 · Read full review
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Folk Rocks!

Advantages: The first and probably the best folk rock album
Disadvantages: The line-up never recorded together again

Fairport Convention’s groundbreaking 1970 album “Liege and Lief” is not just a seminal album it can be argued to have launched the whole concept of folk-rock. It is above all still a hugely enjoyable and relevant work which as a listener I return to time ...

JoePoirot 11.08.2004 · Read full review
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