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Fairport Convention: What We Did On Our Holidays

John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, 6 September 1969

THE FIRST thing I did on receiving this album in the mail was stick it in my cardboard album box – with a good mind to leave it stuck for a considerable while – right between Family Entertainment and Fischer, Wildman (An Evening With). Advance word, you see, had been "Sort of another Pentangle," which was okay by me, except that I prefer getting hot and excited to sitting by reverently admiring quiet virtuosity.

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