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Fairport Convention and Copredy

Martin Aston, The Independent, August 1989

IN 1979, AFTER Punk's arrival had squeezed out the last drop of resistance, Fairport Convention's farewell concert in their adopted Oxfordshire village of Cropredy was a sign that British folk-rock had lost its inventor, symbolic flagship and by association, its audience.

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