~  FAIRPORT  CONVENTION  ~

 

Angleterre  -  folk rock  -  ***

 


Fairport Convention  est sans aucun doute l'un des plus fameux groupes
de folk-rock britannique des années soixante-dix. Fondée en 1967
par le guitariste  
Richard Thompson  et le bassiste  Ashley Hutchings ,
la formation compta en ses rangs un grand nombre d'intervenants
prestigieux, tels  
Sandy Denny , Dan Ar Bras  ou encore  Iain Matthews .
Il fut le premier groupe à fusionner le folk britannique à la musique rock.
Un groupe incontournable à ne manquer sous aucun prétexte !
 

 

MUSICIENS


   -  
Simon  Nicol  -  guitares, dulcimer, chant - ( 67 - 71, 76, actuel )
   -  
Dave  Pegg  -  basse, mandoline, choeurs - ( 70, actuel )
   -  
Ric  Sanders  -  violon, claviers - ( 85, actuel )
   -  
Chris  Leslie  -  violon, mandolin, bouzouki, chant - ( 97, actuel )
   -  
Gerry  Conway  -  batterie & percussions - ( 98, actuel )

   autres membres :
   -  
Ashley  Hutchings  -  basse - ( 67 - 69 )
   -  
Bob  Brady  -  piano - ( 76 )
   -  
Bruce  Rowland  -  batterie - ( 75 - 84 )
   -  
Dan  Ar Braz  -  guitare - ( 76 )
   -  
Dave  Mattacks  -  batterie, claviers, basse - ( 69-72, 73-75, 85-97 )
   -
 David  Rea  -  guitare - ( 72 )
   -  
David  Swarbrick  -  violon, mandoline, chant - ( 69 - 84 )
   -
 Ian  Matthews  -  chant - ( 67 - 68 )
   -  
Jerry  Donahue  -  guitare - ( 72 - 75 )
   -
 Judy  Dyble  -  chant, autoharp, piano, recorder - ( 67 - 68 )
   -  
Maartin  Allcock  -  guitare, mandoline, claviers, chant - ( 85 - 96 )
   -  
Martin  Lamble  -  batterie - ( 67 - 69 )
   -  
Paul  Warren  -  batterie - ( 72 )
   -  
Richard  Thompson  -  guitar, chant - ( 67 - 71 )
   -  
Roger  Burridge  -  violon - ( 76 )
   -
 Roger  Hill  -  guitare - ( 72 )
   -
 Sandy  Denny  -  chant, piano - ( 68 - 69, 74 - 75 )
   -  
Shaun  Frater  -  batterie - ( 67 )
   -  
Tom  Farnell  -  batterie - ( 72 )
   -  
Trevor  Lucas  -  guitare, chant - ( 72 - 75 )
 

 www.fairportconvention.com/
www.youtube.com/watch?v=iizZGDDiS4s  
www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3RMut_8IxQ  

 

Fairport Convention  ( 1968 ) 

 titres : time will show the wiser,
             I don' t know where I stand, If [stomp],
             decameron, Jack o' diamonds, portfolio,
             chelsea morning, sun shade, the lobster,
             It's alright ma, It's only witchcraft,
             one sure thing, M1 breakdown.

what we did on our holidays ( 1969 )

 titres : fotheringay, Mr.Lacey, book song,
             the Lord is in his place, no man's land,
             I'll keep it with mine, eastern rain,
             nottamun town, tale in hard time,
             she moves through the fair,
             meet on the ledge, end of a holiday.

Unhalfbricking    ( 1969 ) 

 titres : genesis hall, si tu dois partir, autopsy,              
             a sailor's life, cajun woman,
             who knows where the time goes,
             percy's song, million dollar bash.

liege & lief    ( 1969 ) 

 titres : come all ye, reynardine, matty groves,              farewell farewell, the deserter,
             medley : the lark in the morning/ rakish              paddy/ foxhunter's jig/ toss the feathers,
             tam lin, crazy man Michael.
 
bonus : sir Patrick Spens (Sandy Denny vocal               version), quiet joys of brotherhood (take 1).

angel delight    ( 1971 )

 titres : Lord Marlborough, Sir William Gower,
             bridge over the river ash, wizard of wordly game,              the journeyman's grace, angel delight,
             banks of sweet primroses,
             Instrumental medley: the cuckoo's nest /              hardiman the fiddler / papa stoor,
             the bonny black hare, sickness & diseases.

Babbacombe Lee    ( 1971 )

 titres : the verdict, little did I think,. I was sixteen /
             John my son, Instrumental, sailor's alphabet,
             John Lee, newspaper reading,
             breakfast in myfair, trial song, cell song,
             the time is near, dream song, wake up John.

nine       ( 1973 )

 titres : the hexhamshire lass, polly on the shore,
             the brilliancy medley: cherokee shuffle /
             to Althea from prison, Tokyo, bring'em down,
             big William, pleasure &pain,
             possibly parsons green.

gladys' leap      ( 1985 )

 titres : how many times, bird from the mountain,
             honour and praise, the hiring fair,
             Instrumental medley '85: the riverhead /
             Gladys's leap / the wise maid, my feet are
             set for dancing, wat tyler, head in a sack.

expletive delighted !    ( 1986)

 titres : the rutland reel / sack the juggler,
             the cat on the mixer / 3 left Feet, bankruptured,              portmeirion, Jams O'Donnell's jigs,
             expletive delighted!, sigh beg sigh mor, Innst?ck,              the gas almost works, thanks for the memory -              shazam / pipeline / apache / Peter Gunn.

In real time    ( 1987 )

 titres : Reynard the fox, the widow of Westmorland's              daughter, the hiring fair, Cray Man Michael,              close to the wind, the swirling Pit_Matty groves              _rutland reel, meet on the ledge.

red & gold    ( 1989 )

 titres : set me up, the noise club, red and gold,
             the beggar's song, the battle, dark-eyed Molly,
             the rose hip, London river,
             summer before the war, open the door Richard.

the five seasons    ( 1990 )

 titres : Claudy banks, all your beauty, cup of tea! /
             a loaf of bread / miss Monaghan's, gold,
             rhythm of the time, the card song / shuffle the              pack, Mock Morris '90 : the green man /
             the cropredy badger / Molly on the jetty,
             sock in it, Ginnie, the wounded whale.

over the next hill    ( 2004 )

 titres : over the next hill,. I'm already there,
             wait for the tide to come in, canny capers,
             over the falls, the wassail song, the fossil hunter,
             willow creek, westward, some special place,
             si tu dois partir.

fame and glory    ( 2009 )

 titres : castle rock, pilgrims, celtic dream-live,
             the gest of gauvin, morgane-live, dragon breath,
             lugh, behind the darkness-live, la guerre folle,
             fame and glory-live, sacrifice,
             danza del crepusculo, Marie la Cordeliere,
             duchesse Anne, the soldier.

 

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