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Fairport Convention and Sandy Denny

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Yama Fri 09-Nov-12 23:57:34

Just lovely.

ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Fri 09-Nov-12 23:58:48

I'll be watching tomorrow. Glad to hear that it's lovely!

MildredIsMyAlterEgo Sat 10-Nov-12 00:00:30

Not watching as I'm not in the UK at the mo, but oooh Sandy Denny on Led Zeppelin's The Battle of Evermore, love it smile

Yama Sat 10-Nov-12 00:01:52

Well, the story is not lovely but her voice. Her voice ...

ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Sat 10-Nov-12 00:08:07

Have you read the book?

CeilidhHayley Sat 10-Nov-12 15:52:48

Sandy Denny is my all time fave. Just sublime.

I thought the 'songs of...' gig had some highlights, such as Sam Carter's far superior version of 'It Suits Me Well' which owed quite a surprising debt to the Arctic Monkeys, i felt.

Maddy Prior seemed insincere. And that Green bloke with the high pitched voice was a weird choice.

They also missed out shedloads of her best songs; Autopsy; The Optimist; The Sea Captain... To name just a few off the top of my head.

And they included some real clunkers & she didnt actually write that many crap songs, so it was quite an achievement in my opinion!

What have I missed?

Dededum Sat 10-Nov-12 16:59:21

Who knows where the time goes? Eh..

Psammyad Sun 11-Nov-12 01:28:59

"And that Green bloke with the high pitched voice was a weird choice."

Oooh - was that Green from Scritti Politti? Yes, I can see that may have been an odd choice.
Must check it out grin

squoosh Tue 13-Nov-12 14:01:23

One of the most stunning voices of all time. Who Knows Where The Times Goes brings tears to my eyes.

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