Fairport Convention

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Fairport Convention is often credited with being one of the first English folk rock bands. Formed in 1967, Fairport rapidly developed from playing cover versions of American 'west coast' music to an individual style which melded rock music with traditional English folk tunes and songs.


Top Songs

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    A holiday, a holiday
    And the first one of the year
    Lord Donald's wife came into the church
    The Gospel for to hear
    And when the meeting it was done
    Matty Groves  -  183,940 plays
    Across the evening sky, all the birds are leaving
    But how can they know it's time for them to go?
    Before the winter fire, I will still be dreaming
    I have no thought of time
    For who knows where the time goes?
    Who Knows Where The Time Goes?  -  146,096 plays
    Come all ye rolling minstrels
    And together, we will try
    To rouse the spirit of the earth
    And move the rolling sky
    Those that dance, will start to dance
    Come All Ye  -  109,199 plays
    My father he rides in your ships
    And I know he would never mean harm
    But to see both sides of a quarrel
    Is to judge without hate or love
    Oh, oh, helpless and slow
    Genesis Hall  -  100,696 plays
    We used to say
    That come the day
    We'd all be making songs
    Or finding better words
    These ideas never lasted long
    Meet On The Ledge  -  103,883 plays
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