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MidWinter
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Burning Bright
Cropredy Capers
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Swarb!
Fairport unConventional
This Label is not Removable
The Carthy Chronicles
Sailing to the Moon... Vinyl
Old Swan Brand Vinyl
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Micho Russell of Dunagore, Co Clare
The Transports
Sailing to the Moon - and Beyond
Old Swan Brand
Concertina Workshop
Bees on Horseback
Going Spare
No Reels
even more... Popular to Contrary Belief
Ballads and Songs of the north of Ireland
Ballads: Big, Broadside & Barrack Room
’Golden Grates’ and ’The Rampin’ Cat’
The Russell Family
Clare Concertinas
The Flowing Tide
John Kelly - Fiddle & Conc
Trad Music of Co Clare
Clare Concertina Styles
Plain Capers
Hammers, Tongues & A Bakewell Tart
Fieldvole Music
The Tale of Ale
Mrs Ackroyd Superstar
Masters of the Concertina
Ashley's Almanac
Dance and Drama
Authored by Ashley
Trad: arr. Hutchings
D is for Duo
C is for Collaborations
E is for Extras
S is for Swarb
Fairport - A History
Rareport Convention
A Fairport History
Classic Convention
Classic Carthy
Carthy in Company
Carthy Contemporaries
Child Carthy
Bruised & Beaten Songs
Farewell 'Farewell'
Blow Again
The Winding Road


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The Ashley Hutchings Story
The Transports Book
Merrie Melodies Tunebook
Swarb! Biography
Fairport History Book
Cropredy Chronicles Book
The Carthy Chronicles Book


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RT - Pre-order
Family Tree and Sgt Croppers


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Fairport unConventional
The Official History of the First 35 Years of Fairport Convention
FRQCD 35

£20.00

Special Offer

Fairport Convention's Official Website

CDs: Fairport - A History, Rareport Convention, A Fairport History, Classic Convention,
Also Included: Fairport History Book, Cropredy Chronicles Book, Family Tree and Sgt Croppers,
Write-in Freebee: Fairport Best and The Guests Free CD,

Comprising four themed CDs - 148 Page Book - definitive 'Family Tree' - Cropredy Souvenir Booklet - 75 digitally-remastered tracks - (over 95% unavailable!) - Over 5 hours of Music

CD1: FAIRPORT ? A HISTORY -A chronological overview of the band's career with singles, key moments, live tracks and rare versions of songs that tell their complete story
CD2: RAREPORT CONVENTION - A collection of hard-to-find and unreleased material including B-sides, private material, 'lost' sessions, Live tracks, radio & TV tracks
CD3: A FAIRPORT HISTORY - The Fairport songs telling epic tales from British history
CD4: CLASSIC CONVENTION - The core Fairport repertoire, with mostly non-standard and unreleased versions This is the first in-depth anthology of Fairport Convention's music and 35-year career, from their earliest demo-tape to their latest CD!
  • Music from every Fairport line-up - including those never released
  • Legendary "lost" recordings: Babbacombe Lee TV special, 1st performance of "Sailor's Life", the Manor Sessions etc..
  • Out-takes and alternate takes from all key albums
  • Music selected from over 1,500 tracks, from hundreds of rare and unreleased sources
  • The set includes over 5 hours of music, almost every track a rarity!
  • Of the set's 75 tracks: almost all are deleted or impossible-to-find, even via collectors' tapes and fan bootlegs; 73 tracks are available on CD for the first time!
  • 4 individually-cased and bookletted CDs in luxury long-box format
  • a generous 148+ page book (also available separately / fpbk01). With discography, source and cover versions, alternate recordings, Nigel Schofield biography, track-by-track analysis, band history, many interviews, listening lists, and a Fairport rare picture archive
The full extent of Fairport's 35-year career is covered and the set also includes:
  • A free extra CD - 'The Best and the Guests' - The Cropredy Rarities CD (write-in offer with first 5000 sold ? still available!)
  • The definitive Pete Frame "Family Tree" poster of Fairport's entire career to date (now available separately / frptree )
  • A souvenir 'Cropredy Chronicles' booklet , with every Poster featured, and with set-lists, embarrassing pictures and 'my first Cropredy' guest & fan reminiscences (now available separately / fpcc01 )
  • Full Woodworm and Free Reed Revival Masters CD catalogues

It's similar in size, scope, concept and completeness to "The Carthy Chronicles" , the award-winning Four-CD Boxed set of the music and career of Martin Carthy , that we released in April 2001 - that is, the definitive, in-depth career-survey of the music of a leading figure of British & world folk music, with a generous Booklet, biography and discography, all impeccably packaged and researched - and at a most attractive mid-price! - and this set has the bonus offer of a free write-in CD offer to the1st 5000 sold (A selection of 'the Best and the Guests' from Cropredy Festivals) with a whopping 140+ pageBook, with massive discography, a wealth of rare photographs and biographical memoirs!
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