Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s


The folk rock group Fotheringay was formed in 1970 by singer Sandy Denny (Alexandra Elene MacLean Denny, 6 January 1947, Wimbledon, London, England, d. 21 April 1978, London, England) upon her departure from Fairport Convention, and drew its name from one of her compositions for that outfit. Two former members of Eclection, Trevor Lucas (b. 25 December 1943, Bungaree, Victoria, Australia, d. 4 February 1989, Sydney, Australia; guitar/vocals) and Gerry Conway (b. 11 September 1947, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England; drums), and two former members of Poet And The One Man Band, Jerry Donahue (b. 24 September 1946, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA; guitar) and Pat Donaldson (b. 1943, England; bass), completed the line-up responsible for the quintet’s lone album. This impressive, folk-based set included several superior Denny originals, notably ‘Nothing More’, ‘The Sea’ and ‘The Pond And The Stream’, as well as meticulous...

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