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Sandy Denny: Like an Old-Fashioned Waltz

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, March 2005

BEGUN IN LA and finished in London, Like an Old-Fashioned Waltz may be Denny's finest hour. Kicking off with 'Solo', one of her trademark piano ...

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Sandy Denny (1977)

Interview by Karl Dallas, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1977

The Queen of English Folk-Rock talks about going back on the road (the repertoire, the musicians and the nerves), about her recent split from Island Records, and about her new baby Georgia.

File format: mp3 File size: 9.5mb Interview length: 10' 23"; Sound quality: ****

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Concerts, Not Clubs, For Sandy Denny's Fotheringay

Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, April 1970

TAKE ONE PART Fairport Convention, two parts Eclection, and two parts Poet and One Man Band, put them in a bag, stir well and allow ...

Sandy Denny: The North Sea Grassman and the Ravens (Island)

Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, August 1971

WE ALWAYS knew Sandy Denny had the capacity to make a brilliant record, and we were right. ...

Sandy Denny: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1971

PERHAPS I was expecting too much from Sandy Denny, or maybe I wanted too much, but I'm afraid her concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall ...

Sandy Denny: The North Star Grassman & the Ravens (Island)

Review by Mick Farren, International Times, October 1971

THERE SEEMS to be a line that lady singers have to cross before they begin to exhibit real soul. The transition also seems, to many, ...

Sandy Denny Breaks Her Silence

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1972

After playing a Greta Garbo role for three months, the leading lady of British folk comes out of her shell to talk to Tony Stewart ...

Sandy Denny: Sandy and Band, Coping Cheerfully

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, April 1972

FROM THE outside the Denny residence in Fulham looks a place of tranquility. Inside, though, a different story prevails. As Watson the huge Airedale lumbers ...

Sandy Brings Out The Tears

Live Review by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 1973

"SANDY DENNY really draws ‘em out", exclaimed Al Stewart, surveying the sea of well-known faces who had assemble at the Howff to see Britain’s number ...

Sandy Denny: Sandy

Review by Ken Barnes, Music World, April 1973

THE SINGER/SONGWRITER boom is still rolling merrily along, but some of the most brilliant artists in the genre have failed to break through thus far. ...

Sandy Denny in the Talk-In

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, September 1973

Sandy Denny and Trevor Lucas were at their Fulham flat watching the test match when I arrived to tape the talk-in. England’s terrible plight was ...

Sandy Denny: Softie Sandy

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, September 1973

ALL IN ALL, it's been a funny sort of year for Sandy Denny. She hadn't performed in this country before last Christmas though she's worked ...

Sandy Denny: Rendezvous

Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, May 1977

THIS IS THE ALBUM we have been waiting for since Sandy left Fairport Convention for the second time at the end of 1975. Over six ...

Sandy Denny Pregnant

Report and Interview by Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, July 1977

SANDY DENNY looked radiant. Yes, one is always supposed to say that about ladies when they're pregnant, but in this case it was true. She ...

Sandy Fights Back

Report and Interview by Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, November 1977

"IF I HAVE TO SING 'Matty Groves' one more time, I'll throw myself out of a window... I'll be doing a lot of stuff from ...

Bob Dylan: Biograph; Sandy Denny: Who Knows Where The Time Goes

Review by Richard Williams, Times, The, December 1985

NOTHING AS simple as a "greatest hits" collection from the Bob Dylan of 1985, of course. ...

Sandy Denny: Who Knows Where The Time Goes (Island)

Review by Nick Coleman, NME, Summer 1986

WHEN SHE DIED I was still preoccupied with the politics of holey jeans and why the Ramones were the perfect emblem of the beast Modern ...

Sandy Denny: The Attic Tracks 1972-1984

Review by Cliff Jones, MOJO, September 1995

AT THE RISK of winning an all-comers hyperbole award, I shall begin and end by stating that Sandy Denny was the greatest female singer/songwriter Britain ...

Angel Of Avalon: Sandy Denny

Retrospective by Jim Irvin, MOJO, June 1998

Revered by everyone from Frank Zappa to The Spice Girls. Led Zeppelin's one and only guest star. One of Britain's greatest singers. Yet her true ...

Sandy Denny: Rendezvous

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, March 2005

FOLLOWING the Fairport Convention reunion that produced 1975's Rising For The Moon, Rendezvous was Denny's last LP before her death from a brain haemorrhage in ...

Sandy Denny: Sandy

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, March 2005

DENNY'S SECOND solo set, produced by boyfriend and Fotheringay graduate Trevor Lucas, was a decided improvement on her great but scattered debut. Evenly balanced between ...

Sandy Denny: The North Star Grassman and the Ravens

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, March 2005

TO BILLY CONNOLLY she was "one of the angriest women I ever met", while Island press officer David Sandison recalled her as a "belligerent and ...

Sandy Denny: Taken Too Early

Retrospective by Mark Hudson, Daily Telegraph, November 2005

Mark Hudson reveals the tragic tale of the British Joni Mitchell; Sandy Denny ...

Sandy Denny: Sandy Denny

Review by Jim Irvin, Word, The, September 2010

A monumental box for a great voice. ...

Sandy Denny: The Queen of Fairport

Retrospective by Nick Coleman, Independent on Sunday, May 2012

LESS THAN A decade ago a retrospective CD box-set came out. A Boxful of Treasures documented the life and career of the English singer-songwriter Sandy ...

see also Fairport Convention

see also Fotheringay

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