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« Reply #1360 on: March 13, 2020, 01:13:51 PM »

What Paul said.
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« Reply #1361 on: March 13, 2020, 01:38:00 PM »


 Thanks Al  Smiley

 I love seeing people's pictures of old Cropredy Festivals - it brings back that first mouthwatering vibe of entering a certain field on a breezy August morning.... Fez
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« Reply #1362 on: March 14, 2020, 03:09:27 PM »




I've got the EP, though I'm pretty sure it didn't come in connection with the Cropredy Capers box. There's nothing on it to suggest it's even recorded at Cropredy, it just says 'Mixed live to CD by Rob Braviner'. Here's the cover:


Never seen that in my life. Can you recall where you got it from? Free Reed? FC website? Wintour merch stand? Can't imagine how I missed it.


It's all a bit vague, to be honest - certainly not Free Reed or online. Most likely a Wintour merch, I think. Here's the cover in all its fold-out glory!


This CD was one of 500 (I think) given out with the first Cropredy 2005 ticket purchasers as an incentive to book early in our first year. It was a forerunner to the 'Off The Desk' CD which came out later.
The photo for the cover was actually taken at Hammersmith Odeon (Apollo) before soundcheck on a Daniel Beddingfield tour I was doing. Brav and his family came along and we printed off the set list,'scrunched' it up a bit, laid it on the desk with a radio mic (which Fairport never used) and took a snap with my phone. There you go, mystery solved - and a little look into the behind-the-scenes skulduggery that goes on in the name of merchandise - albeit free merch!
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« Reply #1363 on: March 14, 2020, 03:57:00 PM »





I've got the EP, though I'm pretty sure it didn't come in connection with the Cropredy Capers box. There's nothing on it to suggest it's even recorded at Cropredy, it just says 'Mixed live to CD by Rob Braviner'. Here's the cover:


Never seen that in my life. Can you recall where you got it from? Free Reed? FC website? Wintour merch stand? Can't imagine how I missed it.


It's all a bit vague, to be honest - certainly not Free Reed or online. Most likely a Wintour merch, I think. Here's the cover in all its fold-out glory!


This CD was one of 500 (I think) given out with the first Cropredy 2005 ticket purchasers as an incentive to book early in our first year. It was a forerunner to the 'Off The Desk' CD which came out later.
The photo for the cover was actually taken at Hammersmith Odeon (Apollo) before soundcheck on a Daniel Beddingfield tour I was doing. Brav and his family came along and we printed off the set list,'scrunched' it up a bit, laid it on the desk with a radio mic (which Fairport never used) and took a snap with my phone. There you go, mystery solved - and a little look into the behind-the-scenes skulduggery that goes on in the name of merchandise - albeit free merch!


Thanks Gareth . I've got one but had totally forgotten that!!
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« Reply #1364 on: March 16, 2020, 12:10:42 PM »


Bit late to the party here... I had the voucher for the 5th CD for Fairport Unconventional but by the time I got round to ordering it (many years later....) it had sold out. I'll be honest, I hardly ever listen to this box set so is there anything on the 5th CD that is worth paying silly money for?

(silly money for a cd = > £20)


It's got tracks featuring non Fairport people like Ian Anderson, if that sort of thing floats your boat.
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« Reply #1365 on: Today at 06:25:56 PM »

So, here’s a thing posted on social media regarding musicians who almost joined other bands...

“When Dave Mattacks did a drum clinic for us back in 82/3? at the Kingfisher, we went for an indian, he got the phone brought to the table to check in with his wife in america all of this no mobiles, etc im a young ish drummer in awe of this incredible talent, the y bring the phone around to him mid meal! he takes it, and the conversation goes, no i wont join the band! You pay me i play! i dont need my name in lights! this goes on three times, and he is getting pissed off! im sitting making small talk, and bang phone is wheeled back! he says loudly! look fk off im not joining! "Emerson Lake And Mattacks" would look fkn stupid anyway!”

It’s a reliable witness...
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So, here’s a thing posted on social media regarding musicians who almost joined other bands...

“When Dave Mattacks did a drum clinic for us back in 82/3? at the Kingfisher, we went for an indian, he got the phone brought to the table to check in with his wife in america all of this no mobiles, etc im a young ish drummer in awe of this incredible talent, the y bring the phone around to him mid meal! he takes it, and the conversation goes, no i wont join the band! You pay me i play! i dont need my name in lights! this goes on three times, and he is getting pissed off! im sitting making small talk, and bang phone is wheeled back! he says loudly! look fk off im not joining! "Emerson Lake And Mattacks" would look fkn stupid anyway!”

It’s a reliable witness...

Brilliant ! ELM - Emerson Lake & Mattacks ? Got a certain ring to it...

Of course, when Greg and Keith wanted to reform the band in the 80's, and Carl Palmer was with Asia/not interested, they went through the A-Z of great drummers, auditioned the great Simon Phillips, eventually hiring Cozy Powell, so that the ELP moniker wouldn't need changing !
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« Reply #1367 on: Today at 08:13:01 PM »

Wife in America?  I didn't think the US came until much much later?
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« Reply #1368 on: Today at 08:34:50 PM »


Wife in America?  I didn't think the US came until much much later?


All it says that his wife was in America. I mean, my wife’s on the sofa at the moment but, you know...
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