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Sandy Denny: "I don't think she ever gave the future the time of day…"

Rob Young, Uncut, October 2010

When Sandy Denny left Fairport Convention at the height of their success, she seemed destined for solo stardom. What went wrong? With the help of her surviving friends and collaborators, Uncut reveals a tale of partying, bolshiness, insecurity, philandering husbands, doomed Fairport reunions — and enduringly brilliant music. "Without ever being conceited, Sandy knew more than any of us how good she was..."

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