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Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans

It is with deep regret that we announce the news of Swarb's death. More details will follow after the weekend. PLEASE AVOID CONTACTING FAMILY MEMBERS DIRECTLY, OR ASKING FOR ADDRESSES OR PHONE NUMBERS

http://www.folkicons.co.uk/swarb.htm

Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans
Dave Swarbrick  de Fairport Convention est Mort  à 75 ans

Discographie

Fairport Convention, Unhalfbricking, LP, Island ILPS9102

Fairport Convention, Liege and Lief, LP, Island ILPS9115

Fairport Convention, Full House, LP, Island ILPS9130

Fairport Convention, Angel Delight, LP, Island ILPS9162

Fairport Convention, “Babbacombe” Lee, LP, Island ILPS9176

Fairport Convention, The History of Fairport Convention, 2 LP, Island ICD4

Fairport Convention, Rosie, LP, Island ILPS9208

Fairport Convention, Nine, LP, Island ILPS9246

Fairport Convention, Rising for the Moon, LP, Island ILPS9313

Fairport Convention, Tour Sampler, LP, Island TOUR 1/ISS-2

Fairport Convention, The Bonny Bunch of Roses, LP, Vertigo 9102 015

Fairport Convention, Tipplers Tales, LP, Vertigo 9102 022

Fairport Convention, Farewell, Farewell, LP, Woodworm BEAR22

Fairport Convention, A Peculier Old Weekend, Video, Videotech VTV003

Fairport Convention, Folk With Poke, LP, Island L37944

Fairport Convention, A.T. 2, cassette, Woodworm WRC1

Fairport Convention, The Boot, 2 cassettes, Woodworm, no number

Fairport Convention, House Full: Live at the L.A. Troubadour, LP, Hannibal HNBL1329

Fairport Convention, It All Comes Round Again, Video, Island Visual Arts IVA 002

Fairport Convention, Forever Young - Cropredy 1982, Video, Musikfolk MFV04

Fairport Convention, The Cropredy Box, 3 CD, Woodworm WR3CD026

Fairport Convention, Meet on the Ledge - The Classic Years (1967-1975), 2 CD, Island 564 687-2

Fairport Convention, What We Did on Our Holidays - An Introduction to Fairport Convention, CD, Island IMCD263

Fairport Convention, Full House, CD reissue with bonus track, Island IMCD285

Fairport Convention, House Full: Live at the L.A. Troubadour, CD, Island IMCD289

Fairport Convention, Unhalfbricking, CD reissue with bonus tracks, Island IMCD293

Fairport Convention, Scrum-Halfbricking (Live in Derby 2003), CD

Fairport Convention, Many Ears to Please (live in Oslo 1975), CD, Molldur MDCD 0601

Fairport Convention, Gottle O' Geer, CD reissue with 1 bonus track, Island 984 587-6

Fairport Convention, Live at the BBC, 4 CD, Island 984 538-5

  • Ceilidh at the Crown (EP) (Topic, 1962)
  • Songs of Protest (EP) (Topic, 1962)
  • The Sun Is Burning / The Crow and the Cradle (single) (Topic, 1963)
  • This Is The Ian Campbell Folk Group (Transatlantic, 1963)
  • Across the Hills (Transatlantic, 1964)
  • The Ian Campbell Folk Group (Decca, 1964)
  • Presenting the Ian Campbell Folk Group (Contour, 1964)
  • Coaldust Ballads (Transatlantic, 1965)
  • A Sample of The Ian Campbell Folk Group (Transatlantic, 1966)
  • Contemporary Campbells (Transatlantic, 1966)
  • Four Highland Songs (EP) (Transatlantic, 1966)
  • The Ian Campbell Folk Group, This Is The Ian Campbell Folk Group / Across the Hills (Castle Music, 1996)
  • Contemporary Campbells / New Impressions (Castle Music, 1997)
  • The Times They Are A-Changin (Castle Music, 2004)
  • Whaler Out of New Bedford (Folkways, 1962)
  • The Big Hewer (The Radio Ballads Vol 4) (Argo, 1967)
  • The Fight Game (The Radio Ballads Vol 7) (Argo, 1967)
  • The Travelling People (The Radio Ballads Vol 8) (Argo, 1968)
  • A Sailor's Garland (Prestige, 1962)
  • Edinburgh Folk Festival Vol. 1 (Decca, 1963)
  • Edinburgh Folk Festival Vol. 2 (Decca, 1964)
  • Farewell Nancy: Sea Songs and Shanties (Topic, 1964)
  • The Bird in the Bush: Traditional Erotic Songs (Topic, 1966)
  • The Best of British Folk Music (Transatlantic, 1966)
  • Nice Enough to Eat (Island, 1969)
  • El Pea (Island, 1971)
  • Clogs (Peg Records, 1972)
  • Club Folk Volume 1 (Peg Records, 1972)
  • Club Folk Volume 2 (Peg Records, 1972)
  • Rave On (B&C/Mooncrest, 1974)
  • The Camera and the Song (Super Beeb, 1975)
  • The Electric Muse (Island/Transatlantic, 1975)
  • Rosin the Bow: An Introduction to the World of Fiddle Music (Transatlantic, 1977)
  • The Best of Irish Folk (1978)
  • Transatlantic – The Vintage Years (Transatlantic, 1978)
  • 40 Folk Favourites (Pickwick, 1979)
  • Chants de Marins IV: Ballades, Complaintes et Shanties des Matelots Anglais (Le Chasse-Marée, 1984)
  • Flash Company – A Celebration of the First 10 Years of Fellside Recordings (Fellside, 1986)
  • Island Life: 25 Years of Island Record (Island, 1988)
  • Blow the Man Down: A Collection of Sea Songs and Shanties (Topic, 1993).
  • Club Sandwich (cassette) (Musikfolk, 1993)
  • Tanz- & Folkfest Rudolstadt 1992 (HeiDeck, 1993)
  • The World Is a Wonderful Place (Hokey Pokey, 1993)
  • Undefeated (cassette) (Fuse, 1993)
  • Folk Routes (Island, 1994)
  • Troubadours of British Folk, Vol. 1: Unearthing the Tradition, (Rhino, 1995)
  • Troubadours of British Folk, Vol. 2: Folk into Rock (Rhino, 1995)
  • Various Artists, The Bird in the Bush: Traditional Songs of Love and Lust (Topic, 1996)
  • Georgia on Our Mind (Deep Sea, 1997)
  • New Electric Muse II (Castle Music, 1997)
  • Bold Sportsmen All (Topic, 1998)
  • The Rough Guide to English Roots Music (World Music Network, 1998)
  • Various Artists, English Originals (Topic, 1999)
  • The Fiddle Collection Volume One (Hands On Music, 1999)
  • The Folk Collection (Topic, 1999)
  • Heart of England: In Aid of Teenage Cancer Trust (Teenage Cancer Trust, 2001)
  • Flash Company – A Celebration of 25 Years of Fellside Recordings (Fellside, 2001)
  • Raise Your Banners: Festival of Political Song (Raise Your Banners Festival, 2001)
  • The Acoustic Folk Box (Topic, 2002)
  • Red Roots (Red Planet, 2002)
  • Heart of England 2: In Aid of Teenage Cancer Trust (Teenage Cancer Trust, 2002)
  • Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal: An Island Anthology 1967–1972 (Universal/Island, 2005)
  • Anthems in Eden: An Anthology of British & Irish Folk 1955–1978 (Castle, 2006)
  • The Fairport Companion: Loose Chippings from the Fairport Family Tree (Castle Music, 2006)
  • Garden of Delight (Discothèque, 2006)
  • Scarborough Fair (Castle Music, 2006)
  • Various Artists, White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s (Fledg'ling, 2006)
  • Folk Awards 2007 (Proper Folk, 2006)
  • Martin Carthy (Fontana, 1965)
  • Martin Carthy, This is ... Martin Carthy: The Bonny Black Hare and Other Songs (Philips, 1971)
  • Martin Carthy, The Carthy Chronicles (Free Reed, 2001)
  • Second Album (Fontana, 1966)
  • Byker Hill (Fontana, 1967)
  • No Songs (EP) (Fontana, 1967)
  • But Two Came By (Fontana, 1968)
  • Prince Heathen (Fontana, 1969)
  • Selections (Pegasus, 1971)
  • Life And Limb (Special Delivery, 1990)
  • Skin And Bone (Special Delivery, 1992)
  • Both Ears and the Tail: Live at the Folkus Folk Club, Nottingham, 1966 (Atrax, 2000)
  • Straws In The Wind (Topic, 2006)
  • Changes (Fontana, 1966)
  • First Person (Topic, 1966)
  • Leviathan! Ballads and Songs of the Whaling Trade (Topic, 1967)
  • The Great Australian Legend: A Panorama of Bush Balladry and Song (Topic, 1971)
  • Classic A. L. Lloyd (Fellside, 1994)
  • A.L. Lloyd, The Old Bush Songs (Larrikin, 1994)
  • Rags, Reels & Airs (Polydor, 1967)
  • Rebellion! (Decca, 1967)
  • The Lady and the Unicorn (Transatlantic, 1970)
  • Past, Present & Future (CBS, 1973)
  • Ribbon of Stainless Steel (Columbia, 1974)
  • Adam's Rib (Transatlantic, 1976)
  • (guitar, vocal) (Island, 1976)
  • Watching the Dark – The History of Richard Thompson (Hannibal, 1993)
  • RT: The Life and Music of Richard Thompson (Free Reed, 2006)
  • The Transports (Free Reed, 1977)
  • Both Sides Then (Topic, 1979)
  • Swarbrick (Transatlantic, 1976)
  • Swarbrick 2 (Transatlantic, 1977)
  • Lift The Lid and Listen (Sonet, 1978)
  • The Ceilidh Album (Sonet, 1978)
  • Smiddyburn (Logo, 1981)
  • Flittin' (Spindrift, 1983)
  • When the Battle is Over [compilation from: Swarbrick (1976); Swarbrick 2 (1977); Smiddyburn (1981)] (Conifer, 1986)
  • Live at Jackson's Lane (Musikfolk, 1996)
  • Dave Swarbrick, Swarb! (Free Reed, 2002)
  • English Fiddler: Swarbrick plays Swarbrick (Naxos World, 2003)
  • It Suits Me Well:The Transatlantic Anthology (Castle, 2004)
  • Raison d'être (Shirty, 2010)
  • Whatever Happened to Jousting? (Manana, 1980)
  • Live at the White Bear (White Bear, 1981)
  • In the Club (cassette)(1982)
  • Close to the Wind (Woodworm, 1984)
  • Close to the White Bear (Woodworm, 1998) [compilation from Live at the White Bear and Close to the Wind]
  • Another Fine Mess: Live in New York '84 (Atrax, 2002)
  • When We Were Very Young (Talking Elephant, 2010)
  • Promises (WPS, 1985)
  • Tsubo (WPS, 1987)
  • These Foolish Strings (WPS, 1988)
  • Fortune (WPS, 1989)
  • Let It Bee (London, 1988)
  • Wo sind die Elefanten? (Fuse Records, 1992)
  • Rhythm & Reds (Musikfolk, 1994)
  • Secrets, Vows & Lies (Select Records, 1996)
  • Unspoken Riddles (Select Records, 1996)
  • Saturday Johnny and Jimmy The Rat (Red Rattler, 1996)
  • The Cold Grey Light of Dawn (Musikfolk, 1998)
  • Red Clydeside (Red Rattler, 2002)
  • Born Blue (Nico's Records, 1997)
  • Jammin' with Gypsy (Word of Mouth, 1998)
  • Folk on 2: Dave Swarbrick's 50th Birthday Concert (Cooking Vinyl, 1996)
  • Dave Pegg and Friends, Birthday Party (Woodworm, 1998)
  • Swarb (box set) (2003)
  • It Suits Me Well (2004)
  • SwarbAid (1999)
  • Stroll On – Revisited (Market Square, 1999)
  • Coda (Fuse, 2000)
  • Mazurka Berserker (Fledg'ling, 2001)
  • Live and Kicking (Squiggle, 2006)
  • The Peacemaker's Chauffeur (Wheel, 2008)
  • "Lion Rampant" Wheel/Proper, 2014
  • The Quick and the Dead (2012)
  • All The Good Friends (2012)
  • A Curious Tale (Maiden Records, 2014)

Fairport Convention's Dave Swarbrick dies at 75

Virtuoso fiddler who found fame as a member of Fairport Convention has died after struggle with emphysema

Folk musician Dave Swarbrick has died at 75, his family have announced. Best known for his work with the hugely influential folk group Fairport Convention, Swarbrick was a virtuosic violin player and one of the most highly regarded musicians of the 1960s folk revival. He also wrote, arranged and sang, and performed on the viola, mandolin and mandola, and guitar.


Swarbrick - known as “Swarb” - began his musical career as a guitarist in a ceilidh band in the late 1950s, before joining the Birmingham-based Ian Campbell Folk Group as a fiddle player. He first worked with Fairport Convention in 1969 as a session musician, subsequently becoming a member of the group, and was the first fiddler on the UK folk scene to electrify the violin. His writing and playing was a key ingredient in the group’s Liege & Lief album, a record that rewrote the folk landscape with its electrified versions of traditional English folksongs.Facebook

PintereDuring the 1970s, alongside his leading role in Fairport Convention, Swarbrick became a sought-after session musician, working with acts including Richard Thompson, Sandy Denny, Bert Jansch and Martin Carthy. Between 1976 and 2010 he released 12 solo albums, and in 2007 joined the 1969 Fairport Convention lineup (with Chris Whilestanding in for the late Sandy Denny), to perform the Liege & Lief album in full.


In 2004 he received a double lung transplant, and in recent years continued to record and perform live; a 2006 collaboration with Martin Carthy produced the critically acclaimed album Straws in the Wind and won the duo a BBC folk award. “I’ve always loved working hard and playing live,” said Swarbrick in a 2004 interview in the Guardian.Swarbrick suffered from emphysema, underwent three tracheotomies and was on occasion forced to perform with an oxygen canister on stage to help with his breathing. During one of his spells in hospital in 1999, the Daily Telegraph prematurely announced his death and published his obituary. At his next public appearance, he apparently took delight in signing copies of the obit for fans, saying: “It’s not the first time I’ve died in Coventry.”

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