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File under: Acid FolkPsych

Fairport Convention

The Broadcast Album 1968 - 1970

Label: 1960s Records

Format: LP

Genre: Psych

In stock


In this release the uncharted waters of Fairport Convention’s early voyages across the UK, European and American airwaves are navigated. Fairport initially focused on covers of future classics by US / Canadian singer-songwriters such as Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Richard Farina and Bob Dylan, but delivered these covers in increasingly extended electric versions, becoming England’s answer to Jefferson Airplane. Within two years the band evolved into the prime-movers of British electric folk-rock, mixing electrified traditional songs with outstanding original material provided mainly by Sandy Denny and Richard Thompson

File under: Acid FolkPsych
Cat. number: R&B96
Year: 2022
Side One : Track 1 = French TV Bouton Rouge 27.4.1968 Track 2 - 5 = VPRO TV Amsterdam,Netherland September 1968 Side Two : Track 1 = BBC Sounds of the 70s,UK, Recorded 12.11.1970,Broadcast 19.11.1970 Track 2 = Radio WHPK Chicago,USA Broadcast 27.5.1970 Track 3-4 = BBC Top Gear,UK Recorded 9.12.1968, Broadcast 22.12.1968