Virtuoso guitarist and critically-acclaimed songwriter, championed by John Peel and later Charles Shaar Murray, Michael Chapman recorded a quartet of classic LPs for EMI’s progressive Harvest label during the 1970s.

His extensive touring fast won him a passionate following, evidenced on this live set recorded at Nottingham’s Playhouse Theatre on July 23rd 1977 by Chapman and a power house rhythm section in Lindisfarne bassist Rod Clements and former John Mayall drummer Keef Hartley, some of his best-loved songs are showcased in “And There Were Three” – a jocular reference to Chapman’s ever-shrinking band, also known as ‘a beast with three heads’.

“Twenty one albums and he is still amazing” Q Magazine

“One of the most influential characters on the contemporary acoustic music scene” Guitar & Bass

“…brilliant folk guitarist” The Independent


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Artist:   Michael Chapman

Title:     And Then, There Were Three – Live 1977

File:      Rock

Label:   Singsong Music

Format: Digital

Cat:      SINGSONG117

Barc:    5060683670339

Release: Aug 28th 2020 

Track Listing:

  1. In The Valley
  2. Rock ’N Roll Jigley/Party Pieces
  3. Kodak Ghosts
  4. The Hero Returns
  5. Among The Trees
  6. Dog’s Got More Sense
  7. How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live?
  8. Sea Of Wine
  9. It Didn’t Work Out
  10. Time Is Tight