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Green grow the laurels

from Sandy Denny: Not to be confused with:  

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On Time

http://xkcd.com/1190/ The History of Time: http://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php?title=1190:_Time In Time: Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (Demo version)

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More moves through the fair

Following the last Bach instalment, here are three more versions of She Moves Through the Fair. The first is the “official” Fairport Convention release, with Sandy Denny on vocals.  Much more polished than the demo version posted last time, but … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories

The first video was directed by my daughter whilst at the Australian Film Television and Radio School last year, and weaves together stories of hard times in the early days of Sydney’s Newtown district: Plug in the headphones, switch off … Continue reading

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Blackwaterside – two more

Two more You-tube versions of Blackwaterside (bringing the count up to 7 so far). These two from Sandy Denny, the first an acoustic version from the BBC, and the second an electric version from an unstated source. If anyone knows … Continue reading

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A Sailor’s Life

A Sailor’s Life was recorded by Fairport Convention in 1968 and marks the transition of the group from a pale copy of the American West Coast sound to an original and innovative re-interpreter of British folk songs.  At the time of … Continue reading

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