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Re: [fearnwhiskey] Clip: Fairport/Pink Floyd/REM/Drake producer Joe Boyd writes his memoirs

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  • Andy Benham
    ... And just as an aside, this year s Cropredy festival features the lineup from _Liege and Leif_ (sans Sandy Denny obviously) playing that album in it s
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 15, 2007
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      Carl Z. wrote:
      > <http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/15/arts/music/15boyd.html>
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      > 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.
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      > 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.
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      >
      And just as an aside, this year's Cropredy festival features the lineup
      from _Liege and Leif_ (sans Sandy Denny obviously) playing that album in
      it's entirety. This to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the festival.
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