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
Artist: Michael Chapman
Title: And Then, There Were Three – Live 1977
Label: Singsong Music
Release: Aug 28th 2020
- In The Valley
- Rock ’N Roll Jigley/Party Pieces
- Kodak Ghosts
- The Hero Returns
- Among The Trees
- Dog’s Got More Sense
- How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live?
- Sea Of Wine
- It Didn’t Work Out
- Time Is Tight