Fairport Live Convention is a live album by Fairport Convention.
It was recorded at the Sydney Opera House, the London Rainbow and the Fairfield Halls, Croydon between December 1973 and January 1974. It was released in July 1974.
This is from the time when Sandy Denny had rejoined the band.
The original album had nine songs bit it has since been extended by another five songs.
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John the Gun
Something You Got
Down in the Flood
Sir B. MacKenzie
Bonus tracks added to the end of the CD
The Hexhamshire Lass
Polly on the Shore
Bring ‘Em Down
Far From Me
That’ll Be the Day
The band at this stage was:
Sandy Denny – vocals, piano
Trevor Lucas – acoustic guitars, vocals
Jerry Donahue – electric guitar, vocals
Dave Swarbrick – fiddle, vocals
Dave Pegg – bass guitar
Dave Mattacks – drums
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Buying Fairport Live Convention
To help you to find the album quickly and easily, I’ve given you the following links:
- Amazon.com as a CD
- Amazon.co.uk as a CD or mp3
- it may be available at iTunes as a digital download
- eBay as a CD
It’s still worth checking around on the websites to make sure that there isn’t a more up-to-date or less expensive option.
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