Articles Tagged 'Sandy Denny'

Wimbledon

Five Fascinating Things About the Town of Wimbledon

As it’s the first day of the Wimbledon tennis tournament today (June 24, 2013), it seems a choice moment to have a wander through the back-lanes, greenery and ancient history of the London suburb that shares its name, and find out some interesting facts and, like, say them. And no, the location of The All England Lawn […]

Anglo For Your Ear: Fairport Convention’s “Who Knows Where the Time Goes”

Fairport Convention exemplified British folk music in the late ’60s and early ’70s. Guitar virtuoso Richard Thompson got his start in the band. However, most people think of the late Sandy Denny when Fairport Convention is mentioned. Her pure, aching soprano evokes other female folk singers, like Joan Baez, Judy Collins, and Joni Mitchell. It […]