Friday December 26th 2008, 4:15 pm
Movie Lounge: Fairport Convention at Maidstone 1970
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Tony Palmer’s film captures the Fairport Convention and Matthews Southern Comfort live at Maidstone in 1970. It features the Full House lineup of Fairport Convention, including Richard Thompson (Vocals, Guitar), Dave Swarbrick (Vocals,Fiddle, Mandolin), Dave Pegg (Vocals, Bass Guitar, Mandolin), Dave Mattacks (Drums, Percussion), and Simon Nicol (Vocals,Guitar,Electric Dulcimer). Matthews Southern Comfort, the band led by former Fairport Convention member Ian Matthews, also appeared to perform two songs. Select cuts from the film are after the jump.

Songs Performed:
Fairport Convention ‘Various Jigs & Reels’
Fairport Convention ‘Sir Patrick Spens’
Fairport Convention ‘Now Be Thankful’
Matthews Southern Comfort ‘My Front Pages’
Matthews Southern Comfort ‘Southern Comfort’
Fairport Convention ‘Flatback Caper’
Fairport Convention ‘Jenny’s Chickens & The Mason’s Apron’

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