Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention - "Babbacombe" Lee (1971) Expanded Remastered Reissue 2004

Fairport Convention - "Babbacombe" Lee (1971) Expanded Remastered Reissue 2004
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 382 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 120 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 280 Mb
British Folk Rock, British Folk, Progressive Folk | Island | # IMCD308, 982 150-1 | 00:50:11

Fairport Convention's only concept album was built around the story of John "Babbacombe" Lee, a convicted killer who survived three attempts to hang him. Cut by the four-man Fairport lineup of Simon Nicol, Dave Swarbrick, Dave Mattacks, and Dave Pegg, the original album was a self-contained work with a specific beginning and ending. It's also never been much more than cult item in the group's early catalog, despite some spirited playing on "Little Did I Think," "I Was Sixteen, Pt. 2," "St. Ninian's Isle/Trumpet Hornpipe," and "Sailor's Alphabet." The slipcased "Island Remasters" keeps the concept and the original album's content intact – with killer sound as expected, and each song now getting its own index number – and appends a pair of bonus tracks that justify the purchase. The first is "Farewell to a Poor Man's Son," a "lost" song by the group from the BBC program on John Lee that was the inspiration for the album, and "Breakfast in Mayfair," both from an earlier lineup of the band featuring Jerry Donahue.

Fairport Convention - Nine (1973) Expanded Remastered 2005  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 26, 2017
Fairport Convention - Nine (1973) Expanded Remastered 2005

Fairport Convention - Nine (1973) Expanded Remastered 2005
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 333 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 134 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 230 Mb
British Folk Rock, British Folk, Country Folk | Label: Island | # 982 796-6, IMCD 310 | 00:55:42

Nine is the ninth album by the British folk rock group Fairport Convention, released in 1973. 2005 Remastered re-issue. Bonus Tracks include 'The Devil in the Kitchen' (Fiddlestix), 'George Jackson' (Live), 'Pleasure and Pain' (Live) and 'Six Days on the Road' (Live).
Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking (1969) Remastered Reissue 2003 [Re-Up]

Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking (1969)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 311 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 141 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
British Folk Rock, Psychedelic, Progressive Folk | Island Remasters | # IMCD293 / 063 596-2 | 00:48:18

Unhalfbricking is the third album by British folk rock band Fairport Convention, released in 1969. It is seen as a transitional album in their history and marked a further musical move away from American influences towards more traditional English folk songs that had begun on their previous album, What We Did On Our Holidays and arguably reached its peak on the follow-up, Liege & Lief, released later the same year. In 2004 Q magazine placed Unhalfbricking at number 41 in its list of the 50 Greatest British Albums Ever, and in the same year The Observer, describing it as "a thoroughly English masterpiece", listed it at number 27 in its Top 100 British Albums. The following year, 2005, it was included in Robert Dimery's "1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die".
Fairport Convention ‎– 25th Anniversary Concert (1993) 2 CD

Fairport Convention ‎– 25th Anniversary Concert (1993) 2 CD
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks & cue & log) 776 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 321 MB | Artwork (PNG) | 36 MB | 2:21:30
Genre: Folk Rock | Country: UK | Label: Woodworm Records | WRDCD022

Original release from this historical concert, includes the participation of several ex-members of Fairport Convention, and other importang guests, like Robert Plant and Ralph McTell. Chris Leslie (not a member from Fairport in those times) replaced Ric Sanders (who had injuried herself with a glass, however he managed to play some keyboards)

BBC - Fairport Convention: Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (2012)  Video

Posted by vivid23 at Sept. 25, 2012
BBC - Fairport Convention: Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (2012)

BBC - Fairport Convention: Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (2012)
PDTV | 720x416 | AVI/XviD @ 1513 Kbps | 59mn | Audio: English AC3 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 701 MB
Genre: Documentary

Documentary following English folk-rock pioneers Fairport Convention as they celebrate their 45th anniversary in 2012. Fairport's iconic 1969 album Liege and Lief featured some of folk music's biggest names - including singer Sandy Denny, guitarist Richard Thompson and fiddler Dave Swarbrick - and was voted by Radio 2 listeners as the most influential folk album of all time.

Fairport Convention - Fairport Convention 50:50@50 (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at March 14, 2017
Fairport Convention - Fairport Convention 50:50@50 (2017)

Fairport Convention - Fairport Convention 50:50@50
British Folk, Folk Rock | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 64:10 min | 148 MB
Label: Matty Grooves | Tracks: 14 | Rls.date: 2017

Fairport Convention, the UK's most influential folk-rock band, celebrates its 50th anniversary with "50:50@50". Half the fourteen tracks were recorded at recent concerts and half in the studio. With nine compositions by members of Fairport, the album presents a mix of brand new songs and favourites from Fairport's repertoire. Two tracks feature guest lead vocals: one from Robert Plant and one from Pentangle's Jacqui McShee.
Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief (1969) Expanded Remastered 2002

Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief (1969) Expanded Remastered 2002
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 323 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 160 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
British Folk Rock, Psychedelic, Progressive Folk | Island | # 586 929-2, IMCD 291 | 00:55:21

Liege & Lief is the fourth album by the English folk rock band Fairport Convention. It is the third and final album the group released in the UK in 1969, all of which prominently feature Sandy Denny as lead female vocalist. (Denny did not appear on the group's 1968 debut album). It is also the very first Fairport album on which all songs have either been adapted (freely) from traditional British and Celtic folk material (for example "Matty Groves", "Tam Lin"), or else are original compositions (such as "Come All Ye", "Crazy Man Michael") written and performed in a similar style. By introducing songs of this genre into the group's repertoire Denny, who had previously sung and recorded traditional folk songs as a solo artist, was instrumental in this transformation. Although Denny quit the band even before the album's release, Fairport Convention has continued to the present day to make music almost exclusively within the traditional British folk music idiom, and are still most strongly associated with it.
Fairport Convention - What We Did On Our Holidays (1969) Expanded Remastered 2003

Fairport Convention - What We Did On Our Holidays (1969) Expanded Remastered 2003
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 316 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 172 Mb (incl 5%) | Complete Scans
British Folk Rock, Folk, Folk-Blues, Psychedelic | Island Remasters | # IMCD 294/063 597-2 | 00:48:34

Digitally remastered edition of the 2nd Fairport Convention LP and the first to include the presence of Sandy Denny was recorded in 1968. It showcases a young group taking pleasure in singing and playing whatever took its' collective fancy, and doing this with surprising sensitivity, authority and musicality. Also evident is the trademark unpredictability and wacky sense of fun which marked their live concerts . Make 'em laugh, make 'em cry, make 'em puzzled; that was early Fairport. Includes 3 Bonus Tracks. "Throwaway Street Puzzle" was released as the b-side of the "Meet On The Ledge" single. "You're Gonna Need My Help" is a rare BBC Radio recording from 1969 and features a virtuoso slide-guitar performance by Richard Thompson. "Some Sweet Day" was originally recorded to be released as a single but was shelved in favour of "Meet On The Ledge".

Fairport Convention - Fairport Convention (1968)  Music

Posted by uff at July 20, 2016
Fairport Convention - Fairport Convention (1968)

Fairport Convention - Fairport Convention (1968)
Rock | 1cd | EAC Rip | Ape + Cue + Log | covers
Polydor, 068 291-2 | rem: 2003 | 320Mb

By far the most rock-oriented of Fairport Convention's early albums, this debut was recorded before Sandy Denny joined the band (Judy Dyble handles the female vocals). Unjustly overlooked by listeners who consider the band's pre-Denny output insignificant, this is a fine folk-rock effort that takes far more inspiration from West Coast '60s sounds than traditional British folk.

Fairport Convention - Myths and Heroes (2015)  

Posted by v3122 at April 10, 2015
Fairport Convention - Myths and Heroes (2015)

Fairport Convention - Myths and Heroes (2015)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Matty Grooves, MGCD053 | ~ 366 or 129 Mb | Scans(600dpi, jpg) -> 54 Mb
Folk / Folk Rock

Myths and Heroes is the latest album from Britain's best-known folk-rock band Fairport Convention. Featuring thirteen new songs and tunes, this eagerly-awaited release is the first new Fairport studio album for four years…