Re: [fearnwhiskey] Clip: Fairport/Pink Floyd/REM/Drake producer Joe Boyd writes his memoirs
- Carl Z. wrote:
> <http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/15/arts/music/15boyd.html>And just as an aside, this year's Cropredy festival features the lineup
> Folk-Rock Memories, Psychedelic but Clear
> By BEN SISARIO
> Published: March 15, 2007
> The 1960s had a single, precise climax, Joe Boyd says, and he was there.
> The records Mr. Boyd made in the late '60s and early '70s with a
> circle of British bands including Fairport Convention and the
> Incredible String Band were innovative in ways that those by most
> American groups of the time were not. Pastoral in tone and with deeper
> roots in traditional song, the British music tended to be less
> topical, and largely avoided the self-referentiality of the
> singer-songwriter style.
from _Liege and Leif_ (sans Sandy Denny obviously) playing that album in
it's entirety. This to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the festival.