Ashley’s Links


Blair Dunlop

Ashley and Judy Dunlop’s son. Encouraged to take to the stage since a young age, he has now blossomed into a greatly admired singer, guitarist and actor. Check out the film clips.

Fairport Convention

Ashley's original band still going strong after 42 years. Lots of pictures and news with links to other related sites.

Steeleye Span

Ashley's second great contribution to English folk music. Still going strong after 40 years. This site is run by Richard Hollis.

Mark Hutchinson

Mark is an ex-member of Rainbow Chasers and is in Tickled Pink. He has his own excellent recording studio situated in rural Northamptonshire.


Joe Broughton

Joe has his own site that keeps you up to date with his latest adventures, including his duo work with a variety of musical partners.


Kellie While

Singer with e2k and former lead singer with the Albion Band. Latest news on her activities.


Ken Nicol

Albion former guitarist's own webpage with career details and links to other sites of interest.

Chris While & Julie Matthews

Former Albion Band members now forging a very successful career as a duo. This is their  website.


Show of Hands

Phil Beer, former Albion Band guitarist, with his partner Steve Knightley have created one of the most powerful duos on the scene today. A very comprehensive site featuring sounds and pictures.

Graeme Taylor

Ex- Albion Band and Home Service guitarist, often touring with John Tams. One of the very best.


John Tams

“The great John Tams” (Daily Telegraph). Ex- Albion Band and Home Service as well as Rifleman Hagman in the “Sharpe” TV series.

The Ledge - Official Fairport Convention Fan Club

The Ledge is a quarterly magazine put together by Ian Burgess. It contains news, views and reviews of all things Fairport and Fairport related.

Dave Swarbrick

Swarb's very own website. A photo archive is included with some interesting pictures.



Martin, Norma and Eliza's own website. Lots of information about gigs and a regularly up-dated news section as well as links to other folk sites.



Whittlesey Straw Bear

Tucked away at the end of Ashley's album "Rattlebone and Ploughjack" was the poignant story of a tradition that died. Thanks to the enthusiasm of Brian Kell and the people of Whittlesey in the Fens the tradition was revived in 1980 and goes from strength to strength. Read all about it here. (Please note that the site is often dormant between festivals.)


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