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John Kelman's Best Releases of 2017

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For those who may have noticed, there have been no best of lists coming from yours truly since 2014; sadly, the chronic health problem that has reduced my previous writing pace to a crawl continues without much respite. My best of the year lists have always been predicated upon having reviewed the releases chosen, and with ...

Fairport Convention Reinvention

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While British folk-rock progenitor Fairport Convention was never less than mercurial -- with a revolving door of band members that began with its first, self-titled, recording and continues to this day--there have also been clearly defined periods where, despite personnel changes, distinct identities would emerge. And while many look back most fondly and consider the band's ...