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Fairport Convention: Fairfield Hall, Croydon

Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 18 October 1969

THERE'S only one question in my mind after having heard the Fairport Convention's superlatively excellent performance at the Fairfield Hall last Friday: why the hell did the organisers make us sit through almost an hour of sheer tedium before the interval instead of letting the Fairport have the whole show to themselves?

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