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Fairport Convention: Nine (Island)

Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, 6 October 1973

I'VE BEEN trying for some time not to like a Fairport Convention album. After the endless catalogue of disaster and misfortune, it seemed vaguely unnatural that they were still together at all.

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