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Fairport Convention 30th Anniversary: Cropredy Festival, Oxfordshire

Colin Harper, MOJO, October 1997

IF SOMEBODY back in the "summer of love" had told Ashley Hutchings, Richard Thompson and Judy Dyble – members of North London's premier Jefferson Airplane wannabes Fairport Convention – that 30 years on they'd all be playing in a band called Fairport Convention effectively supporting a band called Fairport Convention, of which none of them would be members, then even the mild-mannered Hutchings might have raised an eyebrow and wondered what the hell the keenly far-sighted fellow was talking about. But so it was.

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