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Unhalfbricking, released in 1969, was the third album by British band Fairport Convention. It reached number 12 in the UK album charts and marked a departure from the label of "the English Jefferson Airplane".

After their previous album had seen original singer Judy Dyble replaced by Sandy Denny, the group's male vocalist Iain Matthews also left, and Denny took a more central role. Although covering then unreleased tracks by Bob Dylan, Denny's "Autopsy", "Who Knows Where the Time Goes" (which… read more



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  • The instrumental passages of "A Sailor's Life" are among the best I've ever heard in Rock/Blues/Jazz/Folk/etc. Just incredible playing and chemistry between the players. These guys were (in the cases of those who've passed on) and are (in the cases of those who are still with us) amazing musicians.
  • Yup, one of their best!
  • Brilliant. Simply brilliant. Sandy"s parents must have been very understanding and loving to accept being on the album's cover !!!
  • Very great album. A Sailor's Life is unsurpassed
  • Listened to Unhalfbricking in the 70's and it still sounds as good today as it did then
  • The bass pulse on A Sailor's Life is freaking wonderful.
  • passage obligé... retour perpétuel
  • amazing!
  • some of the best dylan covers ever made i think

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