Live performance by Fotheringay that was recorded at Grugahalle in Essen, Germany, on 23rd October 1970. Fotheringay performed as part of a large indoor festival that included many notable bands such as Supertramp, T. Rex, and Kraftwerk to name a few. The concert tapes have been elaborately re-mastered by Fotheringay guitarist Jerry Donahue who got the most out of the vintage recording. This performance was recorded semi-professionally by the festival host, and stands out as one of the best live performances ever captured of this short-lived but amazing band.
Fotheringay’s only album – the beautiful self-titled ‘Fotheringay’ – has long been regarded as one of the finest achievements of British folk-rock. Originally released in 1970, soon after Sandy Denny left Fairport Conventiion, the album includes some of her finest vocal performances and some of her finest original compositions. Band: Sandy Denny – guitar, piano, […]