Personalities | Fairport Convention | Sixties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1967–79, 1985–present)
Not so much a premier folk rock ensemble as one of the most English of veteran rock bands, Fairport formed in London in 1967 in a vague image of Jefferson Airplane, but traditional folk pervaded a second LP, What We Did On Our Holidays (1969), on which singer Sandy Denny debuted, and those that followed. Representatives of all line-ups have pitched in at Cropredy, the annual festival over which the group have presided since the early 1980s.
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