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Sandy Denny (Alexandra Elene Maclean Denny, 6 January, 1947 – 21 April, 1978) was an English singer and songwriter, perhaps best known as the lead singer for the folk rock band Fairport Convention. She has been described as "the pre-eminent British folk rock singer".

After briefly working with British folk band the Strawbs, Denny joined Fairport Convention in 1968, remaining with that band until the end of 1969. She formed the short-lived band Fotheringay in 1970, releasing one album with them… read more

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  • Avatar for nigeyb
    I've Always Kept A Unicorn - The Acoustic Sandy Denny - s'great
  • Avatar for RussellChap
    Like lots of other folk singers Sandy has a wonderfully pure, clear and understated voice. There's just something about folk chanteuses that touches my soul deeply. Lets put it this way, I'd rather listening to Sandy than Aretha Franklin any day of the week.
  • Avatar for ElBandido
    Indeed, Sandy is wonderful, as is Shelagh. I've got a soft spot for Annie Briggs as well. And Linda Perhacs and many others :)
  • Avatar for Wotsthedeal
    What a voice.
  • Avatar for reinderd
    @Dayvenkirq well the album exists. Some people out there have heard it and tracks from it have been played on BBC 6 (I think it was). Its release status is another matter.
  • Avatar for Drazba
    Love her. God bless
  • Avatar for Dayvenkirq
    @reinderd: Hasn't it been two years since she stated so? Not saying I can't wait; I can.
  • Avatar for reinderd
    97K now. Everything gets forgotten eventually, but I'd like to help delay the inevitable for some artists. BTW Shelagh McDonald had a feature interview in the Guardian last October and is working on a new album, over four decades after her last one.
  • Avatar for jreare
    Yeah, I'd even say she's forgotten now. 93k listeners isn't really a big number. Others, like Shelagh McDonald (another amazing British folk voice and songwriter) have it worse, though.
  • Avatar for firefly2811
    great british folk singer

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