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Fairport on the Wireless!!
Added 2015-02-12 12:02:50

That's right folks. Simon was interviewed by Mark Radcliffe for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show which will be broadcast on Wed 11 March.

Ric and Chris were interviewed by The Durbervilles for BBC Radio Leeds and that goes out this Sunday at 20.00.

Myths and Heroes Competition!
Added 2014-12-01 10:07:39

And the winner is......Mark Morgan!!!

The answers were - Simon is Leonardo da Vinci, Dave is Rick Danko, Ric is David Carradine playing Kwai Chang Caine, Gerry is Spike Milligan and Chris is Lloyd Loar.

Fairport for Four!!
Added 2015-01-22 12:20:26

Fairport Convention were guests on BBC Radio 4's 'Loose Ends' this weekend. The show, hosted by Clive Anderson, is now available on the BBC iPlayer.

And you can now hear the BBC Radio 4 recording of  Myths and Heroes -  right here for the next 30 days!

Scotsman Fairport Review!!
Added 2015-01-22 13:45:20

Here is the fab review from Saturday's Scotsman newspaper of FC's concert at Celtic Connections -

It would be very easy for Fairport Convention to trade off past glories. This legendary electric folk ensemble could have safely stuck to their greatest hits, the traditional standards they revived with some audacity in the late 1960's and the sympathetic folk rock originals which crystallised their influence down the decades.

Instead, this Celtic Connections set was taken as an opportunity to debut brand new material, dispensed with much gentle self-deprecating humour, such as a request that the audience participate by crossing their fingers. More...