Dave Swarbrick

Born 5 April 1941. Died 3 June 2016
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.

A member of Fairport Convention from 1969, he is credited with assisting them to produce their seminal album Liege & Lief (1969) which initiated the British folk rock 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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Dave Swarbrick
The Blackbird
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The Blackbird
Martin Carthy
Carthy's Reel / Return to Camden Town
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Carthy's Reel / Return to Camden Town
Ashley Hutchings
Si tu dois partir
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Si tu dois partir
Traditional, A. L. Lloyd, Chorus, Alf Edwards, Dave Swarbrick & Martin Carthy
The Bonny Ship The Diamond
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The Bonny Ship The Diamond

The Bonny Ship The Diamond

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Choir
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Dave Swarbrick
The Two Magicians
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The Two Magicians
Martin Carthy
Arthur McBridge and the Sergeant
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Arthur McBridge and the Sergeant
Dave Swarbrick
Hens March To The Middens
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Hens March To The Middens
Martin Carthy
Geordie (feat. Dave Swarbrick)
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Geordie (feat. Dave Swarbrick)
Martin Carthy
Prince Heathen (feat. Dave Swarbrick)
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Prince Heathen (feat. Dave Swarbrick)
Dave Swarbrick
Lietrim Fancy Medley
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Lietrim Fancy Medley
Martin Carthy
Banks of Sweet Primroses (feat. Dave Swarbrick)
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Banks of Sweet Primroses (feat. Dave Swarbrick)
Peter Bellamy
The Ballad of Henry and Susannah, Part 4
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The Ballad of Henry and Susannah, Part 4
Dave Swarbrick
Byker Hill
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Byker Hill
Dave Swarbrick
The Heilanman/Drowsey Maggie
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The Heilanman/Drowsey Maggie
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
Sloth
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Sloth
Dave Swarbrick
It Suits Me Well
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It Suits Me Well
Dave Swarbrick
Lord Inchiquin
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Lord Inchiquin
Martin Carthy
Newlyn Town
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Newlyn Town
Dave Swarbrick
Our Ship She Sails
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Our Ship She Sails
Dave Swarbrick
The Athole Highlanders
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The Athole Highlanders
Dave Swarbrick
Carthy's March
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Carthy's March
Dave Swarbrick
Boadicea
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Boadicea
Dave Swarbrick
The Ace And Deuce of Pipering
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The Ace And Deuce of Pipering
Dave Swarbrick
Cathy's March
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Cathy's March
Martin Carthy
John Barleycorn
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John Barleycorn
Dave Swarbrick
Hole in the Wall
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Hole in the Wall

Hole in the Wall

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Dave Swarbrick
Teribus/Farewell to Aberdeen
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Teribus/Farewell to Aberdeen
jason wilson & Dave Swarbrick
Sail on
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Sail on

Sail on

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jason wilson & Dave Swarbrick
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

My love is like a red red rose/ no woman no cry

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jason wilson & Dave Swarbrick
jason wilson, bevvy sisters, Dave Swarbrick & Peggy Seeger
The fish gutter's song
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The fish gutter's song

The fish gutter's song

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jason wilson, bevvy sisters, Dave Swarbrick & Peggy Seeger
Dave Swarbrick
The Fish Gutter's Song
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The Fish Gutter's Song
Dave Swarbrick
Lads A-Bunchum Medley
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Lads A-Bunchum Medley
Dave Swarbrick
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

It Suits Me Well

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Dave Swarbrick & Sam Carter
Lavinia Blackwall & Dave Swarbrick
Quiet Joys of Brotherhood
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Quiet Joys of Brotherhood

Quiet Joys of Brotherhood

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Lavinia Blackwall & Dave Swarbrick
Dave Swarbrick
Hen's March/Four Poster Bed
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Hen's March/Four Poster Bed
Dave Swarbrick
Father Kelly/Skopje/Sligo Maid
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Father Kelly/Skopje/Sligo Maid
Dave Swarbrick
Cuckoo Nest
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Cuckoo Nest
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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