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Fairport Convention: Angel Delight

Richard Cromelin, Rolling Stone, 16 September 1971

Angel Delight is a happy event, for it sharpens and solidifies the tentative steps the Fairport Convention took in Full House, their first post-Sandy Denny album. The group's fusion of traditional British folk music with amplified, percussive rock & roll stands apart from its competition as a truly viable grafting, a wedding in which each style gives life to and lives off the other until the whole grows into something bigger than both.

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