Dave Swarbrick

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    Sean O'Dwyer of the Glen / The Hag With the Money / Sleepy MaggieDave Swarbrick
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    The Athole HighlandersDave Swarbrick
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    Shannon Bells / Fairy Dance / Miss McLeod's ReelDave Swarbrick
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    Hullichan's Chorus JigDave Swarbrick
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    The Swallows Tail / Rakes of Kildare / Blackthron StickDave Swarbrick

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        Dave Swarbrick was one of England's most influential fiddlers. As a member of Fairport Convention, between 1970 and 1979, Swarbrick was instrumental in the band's transformation from Byrds-style folk-rock band to its focus on updating the jigs and reels on Great Britain. While continuing to perform at the Fairport Annual Reunion Festival in Cropedy during later years, Swarbrick successfully explored a variety of outside projects as a soloist; a duo partner of Martin Carthy, Simo... Read more

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