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« Reply #120 on: October 10, 2018, 12:23:16 PM »

Thank you very much for posting this.
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« Reply #121 on: October 10, 2018, 01:34:52 PM »

Yes thank you.

Although he was ill, he played with the band on a rocking version of one of their best-loved songs, Matty Groves. At the end, he told Fairport’s fans: “You’re the best friends I’ve ever known.”

RIP Maart, friend
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« Reply #122 on: October 11, 2018, 10:31:57 AM »

Obit on the  Best classic bands pages
https://bestclassicbands.com/maartin-allcock-obituary-musician-9-17-18/


also an interesting interview with Maart on the itullians page from September last year

http://itullians.blogspot.com/2017/09/interview-with-maartin-allcock.html
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« Reply #123 on: October 11, 2018, 10:56:39 AM »

Reference to playing the fiddle in that Telegraph obit? I'm not sure I ever saw him playing that instrument?
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« Reply #124 on: October 11, 2018, 10:58:28 AM »


Reference to playing the fiddle in that Telegraph obit? I'm not sure I ever saw him playing that instrument?




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« Reply #125 on: October 11, 2018, 10:59:30 AM »

Probably only on Bridge Over the River Ash

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« Reply #126 on: October 11, 2018, 11:02:31 AM »

ahhh, thanks. My memory is getting old obviously
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« Reply #127 on: October 11, 2018, 01:23:36 PM »



Reference to playing the fiddle in that Telegraph obit? I'm not sure I ever saw him playing that instrument?



The photo of Maart playing fiddle (photographer Brian Marks) was taken at Cropredy in 2006 and has appeared on his Wiki page for some time. It was taken as Swarb's Lazarus set up. Swarb's mobility was very limited and Maart plugged his fiddle in for the final sound check, lasting but a few seconds, as I recall.
I do also remember seeing Maart play fiddle with Ric, Simon and Peggy, I think. Bridge Over the River Ash? Cannot remember where or when...
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« Reply #128 on: October 11, 2018, 01:25:36 PM »

This.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLT9jVGIadc

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« Reply #129 on: October 12, 2018, 09:20:38 AM »



Ric on keyboards!
This Birmingham town hall gig from 1990. I love Maarts shirt! And Peggy's ponytail!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZceek4FH84
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« Reply #130 on: October 12, 2018, 11:52:05 AM »


Probably only on Bridge Over the River Ash

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He played fiddle on 'The Rose Hip' a few times as well. I remember Ric saying how pleased he was that Maart had learnt the instrument, because it enabled them to play that song live.
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« Reply #131 on: October 12, 2018, 03:33:30 PM »




Ric on keyboards!
This Birmingham town hall gig from 1990. I love Maarts shirt! And Peggy's ponytail!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZceek4FH84


Ric is a pretty good keyboard player too. The 80's-90's era actually had three with Maart and DM. On the Cropredy 2001 DVD Chris Leslie paid Maart a great compliment about his musical chops, saying the one thing he hadn't quite mastered yet was the fiddle and that he was trying to keep one away from him! Said with a cheeky grin on his face. I hadn't realized he played on The Rose Hip live. That is a particular favorite of mine.
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