The band members would convene at Simon Nichol's house that was named Fairport, hence Fairport Convention. It was the first British group to apply rock arrangements and instruments on traditional songs and also developing original folk-rock songs.
Signed to A&M Records in April 1969.
In Australia, Full House peaked at #16.
Richard Thompson was voted 69 in Rolling Stone's 100 Guitarists of All Time.
- Go-Set Charts
|Ashley Hutchings||1968-1969||bass, vocals|
|Dave Mattacks||1970-1971||drums, harmonium, boran|
|Dave Pegg||1970-1971||vocals, bass, mandline|
|Dave Swarbrick||1970-1971||violin, mandolin, vocals|
|Ian Matthews||1968-1970||vocals, percussion|
|Richard Thompson||1968-1969||guitar, vocals|
|Sandy Denny||1968-1969; 1974||vocals, guitar|
|Simon Nichol||1968-1971||guitar, vocals|