Dave Swarbrick
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1941-04-05
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Dave Swarbrick

Dave Swarbrick Biography (Wikipedia)

David Cyril Eric Swarbrick (5 April 1941 – 3 June 2016) was an English folk musician and singer-songwriter. He has been described by Ashley Hutchings as 'the most influential [British] fiddle player bar none' and his style has been copied or developed by almost every British and many world folk violin players who have followed him. He was one of the most highly regarded musicians produced by the second British folk revival, contributing to some of the most important groups and projects of the 1960s, and he became a much sought-after session musician, which led him throughout his career to work with many of the major figures in folk and folk rock music.

His work for the group Fairport Convention from 1969 has been credited with leading them to produce their seminal album Liege & Lief (1969) which initiated the electric folk movement. This, and his subsequent career, helped create greater interest in British traditional music and was highly influential within mainstream rock. After 1970 he emerged as Fairport Convention's leading figure and guided the band through a series of important albums until its disbandment in 1979.

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Martin Carthy
The Kid On The Mountain + The Donegal + The Swallowstail + The Marquis Of Tullybardine
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The Kid On The Mountain + The Donegal + The Swallowstail + The Marquis Of Tullybardine
Dave Swarbrick
Lord Inchiquin
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Lord Inchiquin
Dave Swarbrick
The Athole Highlanders
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The Athole Highlanders
Dave Swarbrick
The Ace And Deuce of Pipering
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The Ace And Deuce of Pipering
Dave Swarbrick
Hole in the Wall
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Hole in the Wall
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Teribus/Farewell to Aberdeen
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Teribus/Farewell to Aberdeen
jason wilson & Dave Swarbrick
Sail on
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Sail on
jason wilson & Dave Swarbrick
My love is like a red red rose/ no woman no cry
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My love is like a red red rose/ no woman no cry
jason wilson, bevvy sisters, Dave Swarbrick & Peggy Seeger
The fish gutter's song
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The fish gutter's song
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The Trip We Took Over The Mountain
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The Trip We Took Over The Mountain
Dave Swarbrick & Sam Carter
It Suits Me Well
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It Suits Me Well
Lavinia Blackwall & Dave Swarbrick
Quiet Joys of Brotherhood
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Quiet Joys of Brotherhood
Dave Swarbrick
Hen's March/Four Poster Bed
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Hen's March/Four Poster Bed
Dave Swarbrick
The Seven Keys
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The Seven Keys
Dave Swarbrick
Freedom for Ireland
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Freedom for Ireland
Dave Swarbrick
Leather Away the Wattle-O
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Leather Away the Wattle-O
Dave Swarbrick
Spanish Ladies
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Spanish Ladies
Dave Swarbrick
We Brought the Summer With Us
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We Brought the Summer With Us
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