50 Years on from the Iconic Fotheringay Album, British Folk-Rock group Julie July Band returns to The Hopbarn, Southwell, Nottinghamshire. They have built a substantial reputation with reinterpretations and arrangements of the work of singer-songwriter Sandy Denny.
In Sandy’s brief career she left a legacy of beautiful, haunting original and traditional compositions. Richard Thompson called her “The greatest artist of her generation”. Melody Maker readers twice voted her the Best British Female Singer in 1970 & 1971. Her most famous song “Who Knows Where the Time Goes?” was voted favourite folk track of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2 and has been covered by many artists including;- Judy Collins, Nina Simone, Eva Cassidy and Kate Rusby.
The bands new tour features songs from 1970 Fotheringay Album;- Pond and the Stream, Nothing More, The Sea, The Way I Feel, Winter Winds, Late November, John the Gun, Banks of the Nile, Gypsy Davey plus some old favourites.
Inspired by Sandy’s work and the wider folk, rock and blues movements of the Sixties and Seventies. The band will also perform songs from their own self-penned Albums 'Lady of the First Light' and new Album 'Wonderland' due for release December 2021.
The lineup for 2021 features musicians with Folk-Rock roots ; Dik Cadbury from 1970’s Decameron (Bass, Fiddle, Vocals), Mick Candler – Decameron, Roll Movement (Drums), Steve Rezillo(Lead guitarist), Bas William (Acoustic guitar, Vocals), Carol Lee Sampson (Keyboards, Vocals) and Julie July (Vocals).
British Folk Rock at its best!