Fairport Convention The Cropredy Box 1997

The Cropredy Box is a live album by Fairport Convention which captures two performances.

These thirtieth anniversary concerts were recorded at the Cropredy Festival In Oxfordshire, England on 8th & 9th August 1997.

This was a reunion of old members including Richard Thompson, Judy Dyble and Dave Swarbrick to join with the members of the then current line-up. Many well known folk stars also made guest appearances.

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Fairport Convention Live At The BBC 1968 to 1974

Live At The BBC is a compilation of live recordings of Fairport Convention made by the BBC between 1968 and 1974.

This includes live in the studio recordings made for John Peel, David Symonds, Stuart Henry and Folk On One. Full details of what was recorded when and who played on which songs can be found at Discogs.

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Richard Thompson Two Letter Words 1994

Two Letter Words is a live album by the Richard Thompson Band.

It was recorded in the United States of America between April 16 and May 1 1994.

The band also included:

  • Pete Zorn – multi instruments including saxophones, tin whistle, acoustic guitar and vocals
  • Danny Thompson – double bass
  • Dave Mattacks – drums and percussion

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Richard Thompson Live At The BBC 1973 to 2009

Richard Thompson Live At The BBC is a collection of songs performed live in concert and in the studio by Richard Thompson or Richard and Linda Thompson between 1973 and 2009.

It features three CDs and a DVD.

While the live in the studio recordings often have a little more intensity or intimacy than studio tracks which risk being over-produced, the really interesting things here are the live in concert performances:

  • CD 1 tracks 12 to 18 were recorded live at the Paris Theatre, 22nd May 1982 features Richard & Linda Thompson;
  • CD 2 tracks 4 to 10 were recorded live at The Hammersmith Palais, 20th November 1986.

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Fairport Convention House Full Live At The LA Troubadour 1970

House Full Live At The LA Troubadour is a live album by Fairport Convention.This features Richard Thompson before he left for his solo career.

It was recorded in September 1970 but not released until1986. There is another recording, Live At The Troubadour that pulls songs from the same concerts. It would be good if the two albums were properly consolidated into one.

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Richard Thompson More Guitar 1988

More Guitar is a live album by Richard Thompson which was recorded at two concerts in Washington DC in November 1988. His Amnesia studio album was released the previous month.

As the name suggests, the emphasis is on Thompson’s prowess with the electric guitar although I should emphasise that it’s always within the structure of the songs and it doesn’t turn into the excess that you might hear on heavy rock albums.

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