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Dave Swarbrick

Dave Swarbrick was among England’s most influential fiddlers. As an associate of Fairport Convention, between 1970 and 1979, Swarbrick was instrumental within the band’s change from Byrds-style folk-rock music group to its concentrate on upgrading the jigs and reels on THE UK. While continuing to execute on the Fairport Annual …

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Three Desperate Mortgages

The Three Desperate Home loans were a comparatively informal offshoot of Fairport Convention, specifically discussing Dave Swarbrick, Dave Pegg, and Simon Nicol, who performed some club schedules under that name in the mid-’70s. At that time, Fairport Convention acquired go out of economic options and documenting opportunities, so the alias …

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Band of Hope

The Music group of Wish were a 1990s-era acoustic folk group formed by Roy Bailey, who also sang lead. Their repertory was politically concentrated, though their instrumentation was traditional. The additional members had been Martin Carthy (vocals, acoustic guitar), Steáfán Hannigan (uilleann pipes, half lengthy pipes, whistle, percussion, bodhrán, cittern), …

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