Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention - 35th Anniversary Concert (2017)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Oct. 8, 2017
Fairport Convention - 35th Anniversary Concert (2017)

Fairport Convention - 35th Anniversary Concert (2017)
DVD9: NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Dolby AC3, 2 ch, 192 kbps
Folk Rock | Secret Records | 02:01:08 + 00:32:04 | ~ 6.31 Gb

~ Filmed & Recorded during their 35th Anniversary Tour at The Anvil Theatre, Basingstoke, England, 23rd February 2002. ~
Fairport Convention - The Essential: Who Knows Where The Time Goes (2017)

Fairport Convention - The Essential: Who Knows Where The Time Goes
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, front cover | 212:45 min | 1.19 GB
Label: Spectrum Music – SPECESS010 | Tracks: 52 | Rls.date: 2017
Folk Rock, British Folk

A slick 3-CD gatefold package that walks you through a legendary back catalogue of folk giants Fairport Convention. Featuring tracks such as Si Tu Dois Partir, Meet On The Ledge, Who Knows Where the Time Goes?, Matty Groves and many more.

Fairport Convention - A Chronicle Of Sorts 1967-1969 (1995)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at May 9, 2017
Fairport Convention - A Chronicle Of Sorts 1967-1969 (1995)

Fairport Convention - A Chronicle Of Sorts 1967-1969 (1995)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | 01:16:20 | 190 MB
Genre: Folk-Rock, Progressive Folk | Label: Nixed Records

A major find for Fairport fanatics, this collects 23 unreleased performances from the late '60s in acceptable-to-excellent fidelity, mostly from the BBC (with a few tracks from TV clips, and one 1968 studio outtake). Running 77 minutes, it's divided roughly equally between the Judy Dyble and the Sandy Denny eras. Only one of these songs ("Reno, Nevada") shows up on the official comp of early Fairport BBC cuts, Heyday. And even then, this is a much different version than the Heyday take of "Reno, Nevada," running seven minutes and featuring some dazzling psychedelic guitar riffs.

Fairport Convention - The Cropredy Box (3CD) (1998)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at May 8, 2017
Fairport Convention - The Cropredy Box (3CD) (1998)

Fairport Convention - The Cropredy Box (3CD) (1998)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | 03:11:50 | 473 MB
Genre: Folk-Rock | Label: Mooncrest

The Cropredy Box is an album by Fairport Convention recorded at their annual live concert in Cropredy, Oxfordshire, England to celebrate the band's thirtieth anniversary in 1997. Featuring many songs for which the band had become noted, the set also features performances from many former members including violinist Dave Swarbrick, original vocalist Judy Dyble, and Ralph McTell. Commentary is provided by their first manager, Joe Boyd, and Ashley Hutchings.
Fairport Convention - Who Knows Where The Time Goes?: The Essential Fairport Convention (2017)

Fairport Convention - Who Knows Where The Time Goes?: The Essential Fairport Convention (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 03:33:09 | 497 Mb
Folk Rock | Label: Spectrum Music, UMC Music

A slick 3-CD gatefold package that walks you through a legendary back catalogue of folk giants Fairport Convention. Featuring tracks such as Si Tu Dois Partir, Meet On The Ledge, Who Knows Where the Time Goes?, Matty Groves and many more.

Fairport Convention - Fairport Convention 50:50@50 (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at March 14, 2017
Fairport Convention - Fairport Convention 50:50@50 (2017)

Fairport Convention - Fairport Convention 50:50@50
British Folk, Folk Rock | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 64:10 min | 148 MB
Label: Matty Grooves | Tracks: 14 | Rls.date: 2017

Fairport Convention, the UK's most influential folk-rock band, celebrates its 50th anniversary with "50:50@50". Half the fourteen tracks were recorded at recent concerts and half in the studio. With nine compositions by members of Fairport, the album presents a mix of brand new songs and favourites from Fairport's repertoire. Two tracks feature guest lead vocals: one from Robert Plant and one from Pentangle's Jacqui McShee.
Fairport Convention - "Babbacombe" Lee (1971) Expanded Remastered Reissue 2004

Fairport Convention - "Babbacombe" Lee (1971) Expanded Remastered Reissue 2004
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 382 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 120 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 280 Mb
British Folk Rock, British Folk, Progressive Folk | Island | # IMCD308, 982 150-1 | 00:50:11

Fairport Convention's only concept album was built around the story of John "Babbacombe" Lee, a convicted killer who survived three attempts to hang him. Cut by the four-man Fairport lineup of Simon Nicol, Dave Swarbrick, Dave Mattacks, and Dave Pegg, the original album was a self-contained work with a specific beginning and ending. It's also never been much more than cult item in the group's early catalog, despite some spirited playing on "Little Did I Think," "I Was Sixteen, Pt. 2," "St. Ninian's Isle/Trumpet Hornpipe," and "Sailor's Alphabet." The slipcased "Island Remasters" keeps the concept and the original album's content intact – with killer sound as expected, and each song now getting its own index number – and appends a pair of bonus tracks that justify the purchase. The first is "Farewell to a Poor Man's Son," a "lost" song by the group from the BBC program on John Lee that was the inspiration for the album, and "Breakfast in Mayfair," both from an earlier lineup of the band featuring Jerry Donahue.

Fairport Convention - Nine (1973) Expanded Remastered 2005  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 26, 2017
Fairport Convention - Nine (1973) Expanded Remastered 2005

Fairport Convention - Nine (1973) Expanded Remastered 2005
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 333 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 134 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 230 Mb
British Folk Rock, British Folk, Country Folk | Label: Island | # 982 796-6, IMCD 310 | 00:55:42

Nine is the ninth album by the British folk rock group Fairport Convention, released in 1973. 2005 Remastered re-issue. Bonus Tracks include 'The Devil in the Kitchen' (Fiddlestix), 'George Jackson' (Live), 'Pleasure and Pain' (Live) and 'Six Days on the Road' (Live).
Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief (1969) Expanded Remastered 2002

Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief (1969) Expanded Remastered 2002
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 323 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 160 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
British Folk Rock, Psychedelic, Progressive Folk | Island | # 586 929-2, IMCD 291 | 00:55:21

Liege & Lief is the fourth album by the English folk rock band Fairport Convention. It is the third and final album the group released in the UK in 1969, all of which prominently feature Sandy Denny as lead female vocalist. (Denny did not appear on the group's 1968 debut album). It is also the very first Fairport album on which all songs have either been adapted (freely) from traditional British and Celtic folk material (for example "Matty Groves", "Tam Lin"), or else are original compositions (such as "Come All Ye", "Crazy Man Michael") written and performed in a similar style. By introducing songs of this genre into the group's repertoire Denny, who had previously sung and recorded traditional folk songs as a solo artist, was instrumental in this transformation. Although Denny quit the band even before the album's release, Fairport Convention has continued to the present day to make music almost exclusively within the traditional British folk music idiom, and are still most strongly associated with it.
Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking (1969) Remastered Reissue 2003 [Re-Up]

Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking (1969)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 311 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 141 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
British Folk Rock, Psychedelic, Progressive Folk | Island Remasters | # IMCD293 / 063 596-2 | 00:48:18

Unhalfbricking is the third album by British folk rock band Fairport Convention, released in 1969. It is seen as a transitional album in their history and marked a further musical move away from American influences towards more traditional English folk songs that had begun on their previous album, What We Did On Our Holidays and arguably reached its peak on the follow-up, Liege & Lief, released later the same year. In 2004 Q magazine placed Unhalfbricking at number 41 in its list of the 50 Greatest British Albums Ever, and in the same year The Observer, describing it as "a thoroughly English masterpiece", listed it at number 27 in its Top 100 British Albums. The following year, 2005, it was included in Robert Dimery's "1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die".