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Simon Nicol

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Simon John Breckenridge Nicol (born 13 October 1950) is an English guitarist, singer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. [1]

96 relations: "Babbacombe" Lee, Acousticity (The Albion Band album), Across a Crowded Room, Alan Simon (musician), Angel Delight (album), Anne de Bretagne (rock opera), Anthems in Eden, Appalachian dulcimer, Art Garfunkel, Ashley Hutchings, Autoharp, Battle of the Field, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Beverley Craven, Beverley Craven (album), British folk rock, Cat Stevens, Chris Leslie (musician), Chris Spedding, Cropredy, Dave Mattacks, Dave Pegg, Dave Swarbrick, Edward IV of England, Etchingham Steam Band, Fairport Convention, Fairport Convention discography, Fairport's Cropredy Convention, First Light (Richard and Linda Thompson album), Fotheringay, Full House (Fairport Convention album), General practitioner, Gerry Conway (musician), Gladys' Leap, Gold Dust (Sandy Denny album), Hand of Kindness, Hokey Pokey (album), Hybrid picking, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Iain Matthews, If You Gotta Go, Go Now, Island Records, Jack the Lad, John Kirkpatrick (musician), John Martyn, Judy Dyble, Julie Covington, Just Another Diamond Day, Liege & Lief, ..., Linda Thompson (singer), Love Chronicles, Martin Lamble, Matthews' Southern Comfort (album), Mike Heron, Modern Times (Al Stewart album), Morris dance, Murray Head, Muswell Hill, No Roses, North London, Numbers (Cat Stevens album), Only Women Bleed, Passion (Murray Head album), Philip Pickett, Richard Thompson (musician), Rise Up Like the Sun, Rumor and Sigh, Sandy Denny, Shirley Collins, Shoot Out the Lights, Smiling Men with Bad Reputations, Solid Air, Son of Morris On, Steeleye Span, Steve Ashley, Sue Draheim, Sunnyvista, Supergroup (music), Talking with Strangers, The Albion Band, The Bonny Bunch of Roses, The History of Fairport Convention, The Prospect Before Us, The Young Tradition, Tipplers Tales, Top of the Pops, Track Records, Vashti Bunyan, Vertigo Records, Voices (Murray Head album), What We Did on Our Holidays, Who Knows Where the Time Goes?, You Hold the Key, You? Me? Us?, (guitar, vocal). Expand index (46 more) »

"Babbacombe" Lee

"Babbacombe" Lee is the seventh album by English folk rock group Fairport Convention.

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Acousticity (The Albion Band album)

Acousticity, released in 1993, was the first album in a new, stripped down format by the long-running folk rock outfit the Albion Band.

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Across a Crowded Room

Across a Crowded Room is the third solo album by Richard Thompson released in 1985, on both vinyl and CD.

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Alan Simon (musician)

Alan Simon (born 3 July 1964) is a French folk-rock musician and composer, best known for his rock operas performed with noted rock musicians guesting.

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Angel Delight (album)

Angel Delight is the sixth album by the British folk-rock band Fairport Convention.

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Anne de Bretagne (rock opera)

Anne de Bretagne is a rock opera by Alan Simon, based on the life of Anne of Brittany.

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Anthems in Eden

Anthems in Eden is a 1969 album by Shirley and Dolly Collins, with the Early Music Consort of London, directed by David Munrow.

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Appalachian dulcimer

The Appalachian dulcimer (many variant names; see below) is a fretted string instrument of the zither family, typically with three or four strings, originally played in the Appalachian region of the United States.

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Art Garfunkel

Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American singer, poet, math teacher and actor.

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Ashley Hutchings

Ashley Stephen Hutchings, MBE (born 26 January 1945) is an English bassist, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, band leader, writer and record producer.

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Autoharp

The Autoharp is a musical instrument in the chorded zither family.

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Battle of the Field

Battle of the Field is a folk rock album by the Albion Country Band, recorded in summer 1973 immediately prior to the band's breakup and only released in 1976 following public demand.

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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards celebrate outstanding achievement during the previous year within the field of folk music, with the aim of raising the profile of folk and acoustic music.

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Beth Nielsen Chapman

Beth Nielsen Chapman (born September 14, 1958 in Harlingen, Texas) is an American singer and songwriter who has written hits for country and pop music performers.

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Beverley Craven

Beverley Craven (born 28 July 1963) is a British singer-songwriter best known for her 1991 UK Top 5 hit single "Promise Me".

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Beverley Craven (album)

Beverley Craven is the debut album by British singer Beverley Craven, released in July 1990.

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British folk rock

British folk rock (sometimes called electric folk) is a form of folk rock which developed in the United Kingdom from the mid 1960s, and was at its most significant in the 1970s.

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Cat Stevens

Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

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Chris Leslie (musician)

Christopher Julien Leslie (born 15 December 1956 in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England) is a British folk rock musician.

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Chris Spedding

Christopher John Spedding (born Peter Robinson, 17 June 1944) is an English musician, singer, guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and record producer.

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Cropredy

Cropredy is a village and civil parish on the River Cherwell, north of Banbury in Oxfordshire.

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Dave Mattacks

David James "Dave" Mattacks (born 13 March 1948, Edgware, Middlesex, England) is an English rock and folk drummer.

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Dave Pegg

Dave Pegg (born 2 November 1947) is an English multi-instrumentalist and record producer, arguably most visible as a bass guitarist.

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Dave Swarbrick

David Cyril Eric Swarbrick (5 April 1941 – 3 June 2016) was an English folk musician and singer-songwriter.

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Edward IV of England

Edward IV (28 April 1442 – 9 April 1483) was the King of England from 4 March 1461 to 3 October 1470, and again from 11 April 1471 until his death.

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Etchingham Steam Band

The Etchingham Steam Band were a folk group formed by Ashley Hutchings and Shirley Collins in England in 1974 after the breakup of the Albion Country Band.

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Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention are a British folk rock band.

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Fairport Convention discography

Folk rock group Fairport Convention is usually credited as the first British folk rock band.

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Fairport's Cropredy Convention

Fairport's Cropredy Convention (formerly Cropredy Festival) is an annual festival of folk and rock music held on the edge of the village of Cropredy in Oxfordshire, England.

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First Light (Richard and Linda Thompson album)

First Light is the fourth album by folk rock duo Richard and Linda Thompson.

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Fotheringay

Fotheringay was a short-lived British folk rock group, formed in 1970 by singer Sandy Denny on her departure from Fairport Convention.

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Full House (Fairport Convention album)

Full House, released in 1970, is the fifth album by folk rock group Fairport Convention and was their first album without a female vocalist, as Sandy Denny had left to form Fotheringay.

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General practitioner

In the medical profession, a general practitioner (GP) is a medical doctor who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education to patients.

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Gerry Conway (musician)

Gerald Conway (born 11 September 1947) is an English folk and rock drummer/percussionist, best known for having performed with the backing band for Cat Stevens in the 1970s, Jethro Tull during the 1980s, and currently a member of Fairport Convention as well as his side projects.

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Gladys' Leap

Gladys' Leap is the 14th studio album by Fairport Convention originally released in August 1985.

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Gold Dust (Sandy Denny album)

Gold Dust is a live album by the late English folk rock singer Sandy Denny.

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Hand of Kindness

Hand of Kindness is the second solo studio album by Richard Thompson.

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Hokey Pokey (album)

Hokey Pokey is the second album by the British duo of singer Linda Thompson and singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Thompson.

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Hybrid picking

Hybrid picking is a guitar-playing technique that involves picking with a pick (plectrum) and one or more fingers alternately or simultaneously.

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I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight is the second album released by Richard Thompson and the first including and credited with his then wife, Linda Thompson as Richard and Linda Thompson.

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Iain Matthews

Iain Matthews (born Iain Matthew McDonald, 16 June 1946) is an English musician and songwriter.

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If You Gotta Go, Go Now

"If You Gotta Go, Go Now" (sometimes subtitled "(Or Else You Got to Stay All Night)") is a song written by Bob Dylan in 1964.

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Island Records

Island Records is a British-Jamaican record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group (UMG).

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Jack the Lad

Jack the Lad were a British folk rock group from North East England formed in 1973 by three former members of the most successful band of the period from the region, Lindisfarne.

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John Kirkpatrick (musician)

John Kirkpatrick (born 8 August 1947) is an English player of free reed instruments.

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John Martyn

Iain David McGeachy, OBE (11 September 1948 – 29 January 2009), known professionally as John Martyn, was a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.

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Judy Dyble

Judith Aileen Dyble, (pronounced Die-bull), (born 13 February 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, most notable for being a vocalist and a founding member of Fairport Convention and Trader Horne.

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Julie Covington

Julie Covington (born 11 September 1946, London) is an English singer and actress, best known for recording the original version of "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina".

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Just Another Diamond Day

Just Another Diamond Day is the debut album by the English folk singer-songwriter, Vashti Bunyan, and was released on Philips Records in December 1970.

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Liege & Lief

Liege & Lief is the fourth album by the English folk rock band Fairport Convention.

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Linda Thompson (singer)

Linda Thompson (née Pettifer, 23 August 1947) is an English folk rock singer.

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Love Chronicles

Love Chronicles is the second studio album of Scottish folk artist Al Stewart, released in September 1969.

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Martin Lamble

Martin Francis Lamble (28 August 1949 – 12 May 1969) was the drummer for British folk rock band, Fairport Convention, from just after their formation in 1967, until his death in the band's van crash in 1969.

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Matthews' Southern Comfort (album)

Matthews' Southern Comfort is the debut solo album by country rock/folk rock musician Ian Matthews, and was his first album after leaving Fairport Convention in 1969.

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Mike Heron

James Michael "Mike" Heron (born 27 December 1942) is a Scottish singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work in the Incredible String Band in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Modern Times (Al Stewart album)

Modern Times is Al Stewart's sixth studio album, released in 1975.

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Morris dance

Morris dance is a form of English folk dance usually accompanied by music.

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Murray Head

Murray Seafield St George Head (born 5 March 1946) at Allmusic is an English actor and singer, most recognised for his international hit songs "Superstar" (from the 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar) and "One Night in Bangkok" (the 1984 single from the musical Chess, which topped the charts in various countries), and for his 1975 album Say It Ain't So.

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Muswell Hill

Muswell Hill is a suburban and low-rise urban district of the north, outer London Boroughs of Haringey and – a small part only – Barnet.

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No Roses

No Roses is an album by Shirley Collins and the Albion Country Band.

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North London

North London is the northern part of London, England.

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Numbers (Cat Stevens album)

Numbers is the ninth studio album, and the first concept album by singer/songwriter Cat Stevens released in November 1975.

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Only Women Bleed

"Only Women Bleed" is a song written by Alice Cooper and Dick Wagner.

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Passion (Murray Head album)

Passion is the eleventh studio album by Murray Head.

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Philip Pickett

Philip Pickett (born 19 November 1950) is an English musician and convicted sex offender.

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Richard Thompson (musician)

Richard Thompson, OBE (born 3 April 1949) is an English singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

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Rise Up Like the Sun

Rise Up Like The Sun is a British folk rock album released in 1978 by The Albion Band.

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Rumor and Sigh

Rumor and Sigh is the sixth solo album by British singer/songwriter Richard Thompson, released in 1991 on the Capitol label.

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Sandy Denny

Alexandra Elene MacLean Denny (6 January 1947 – 21 April 1978) was an English singer-songwriter who was lead singer of the British folk rock band Fairport Convention.

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Shirley Collins

Shirley Elizabeth Collins MBE (born 5 July 1935) is an English folk singer who was a significant contributor to the English Folk Revival of the 1960s and 1970s.

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Shoot Out the Lights

Shoot Out the Lights is the sixth and final album by British husband-and-wife rock duo Richard and Linda Thompson.

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Smiling Men with Bad Reputations

Smiling Men with Bad Reputations is the 1971 solo debut album by Mike Heron of the Incredible String Band (ISB).

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Solid Air

Solid Air is the fourth studio album by Scottish folk singer-songwriter John Martyn, released in February 1973 by Island Records.

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Son of Morris On

Son of Morris On is a British folk rock album released in 1976 under the joint names of Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol, John Tams, Phil Pickett, Michael Gregory, Dave Mattacks, Shirley Collins, Martin Carthy, John Watcham, John Rodd, The Albion Morris Men, Ian Cutler, and the Adderbury Village Morris Men.

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Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span are an English folk rock band formed in 1969.

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Steve Ashley

Steve Frank Ashley (born 9 March 1946) is an English singer-songwriter, recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, writer and graphic designer.

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Sue Draheim

Sue Draheim (August 17, 1949 – April 11, 2013) was an American fiddler, boasting a more than forty year musical career in the US and the UK.

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Sunnyvista

Sunnyvista, released in October 1979, is the fifth album by Richard and Linda Thompson.

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Supergroup (music)

A supergroup is a music group whose members have successful solo careers or are part of other groups or well known in other musical professions.

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Talking with Strangers

Talking with Strangers is an album first issued in the UK in 2009, by Judy Dyble featuring Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald, Julianne Regan, Simon Nicol, Tim Bowness, Jacqui McShee, Pat Mastelotto, Alistair Murphy, Celia Humphris, Laurie A'Court, Rachel Hall, Mark Fletcher, Jeremy Salmon, Paul Robinson, John Gillies, Sanchia Pattinson and Harry Fletcher.

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The Albion Band

The Albion Band, also known as The Albion Country Band and The Albion Dance Band, were a British folk rock band, originally brought together and led by musician Ashley Hutchings.

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The Bonny Bunch of Roses

"The Bonny Bunch of Roses" (Roud 664, Laws J5) is a folk song written by an unknown balladeer from the British Isles, presumably with Irish sympathies.

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The History of Fairport Convention

The History of Fairport Convention is the first compilation of tracks by Fairport Convention, released in 1972.

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The Prospect Before Us

The Prospect Before Us is a folk/rock album by the Albion Dance Band which was recorded in 1976.

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The Young Tradition

The Young Tradition were an English folk group of the 1960s, formed by Peter Bellamy, Royston Wood and Heather Wood.

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Tipplers Tales

Tipplers Tales is the 13th studio album by Fairport Convention, released in 1978; recorded in only ten days, it was the last album the band recorded for Vertigo.

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Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006.

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Track Records

Track Record (a.k.a. Track Records) was founded in 1966 in London by Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, then managers of the hard rock band The Who.

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Vashti Bunyan

Vashti Bunyan (born Jennifer Vashti Bunyan in 1945) is an English singer-songwriter.

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Vertigo Records

Vertigo Records is a record company, which originated in the United Kingdom.

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Voices (Murray Head album)

Voices is the fourth studio album by Murray Head.

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What We Did on Our Holidays

What We Did on Our Holidays (released as Fairport Convention in the United States) is the 1969 second album by the band Fairport Convention.

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Who Knows Where the Time Goes?

"Who Knows Where the Time Goes?" is a song written by the English folk-rock singer and songwriter Sandy Denny.

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You Hold the Key

You Hold the Key is Beth Nielsen Chapman's third album ('Hearing it first' was her first, in 1980).

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You? Me? Us?

You? Me? Us? is the eighth studio album by British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson released in April 1996 via Capitol Records.

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(guitar, vocal)

(guitar, vocal) is a 1976 album by Richard Thompson.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Nicol

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