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Lee Fardon born 1953 Battersea south London.
On his 8th birthday his father gives him Bob Dylan’s ‘Freewheelin’ and a blue Dancette Monarch record player.
Neighbour and future record producer Dennis Bovell shows him some chords and he starts to look around himself.

Early seventies plays folk clubs up and down the country. Storms the local Nags Head folk club, A+R scout his performance one night, in ’77 he signs with Arista records, records with Annie Lennox, tours with Dire Straits, records ‘Stories of Adventure’.

After some time living and writing in Vienna returns to London and records ‘Too close to the fire’ with Van Morrison's guitarist Mick Cox. Much touring follows.

2003 records ‘Compassion’ considered to be his best work since the critically acclaimed ‘The God Given Right’.

In 2013 Lee was commissioned to make a retrospective acoustic style collection of his songs, finished this summer it includes new work, ‘Everything’ and ‘Summer 76’.

Steve Smith, of Room with a View Studio says, “Working on the album has been a pleasure, there’s loads of space in the recordings giving the songs a chance to breath, offering the opportunity to hear the power of the lyrics and the honesty of Lee’s performance.

Lee Fardon at the IcarusClub.
Lee Fardon at the IcarusClub.
Lee Fardon at the IcarusClub St Georges day 2015 `The Devils Question`


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