Roy Harper

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Roy Harper review – folk singer swallows his anger to give a crowd-pleasing set
The veteran musician’s finger-picking guitar work and acrobatic vocals were as impressive as ever on songs mostly drawn from his classic 70s albums

Robin Denselow

13, Sep, 2016 @2:51 PM

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Roy Harper 'angry' at court fight as sexual abuse charges dropped
Folk musician namechecked in Led Zeppelin track has spent three years maintaining his innocence, at ‘enormous’ personal and financial cost

Steven Morris

09, Nov, 2015 @3:42 PM

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Folk-rock star Roy Harper may face sexual abuse retrial
Harper, who has worked with artists ranging from Paul McCartney to Kate Bush, was acquitted of two counts of indecent assault

Steven Morris

06, Feb, 2015 @6:48 PM

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Roy Harper: soundtrack of my life

The singer, songwriter and guitarist on how Miles Davis and skiffle shaped his sound – and the first time he met Jimmy Page. Interview by Leah Harper

Interview by Leah Harper

26, Oct, 2013 @11:04 PM

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Roy Harper – review

There are a few duff notes and hesitations, but even these only serve to communicate the humanity of Harper's emotional songs, writes Maddy Costa

Maddy Costa

23, Oct, 2013 @1:40 PM

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Tamikrest, Roy Harper, Swearin': this week's new live music

Tamikrest | Roy Harper | Swearin' | Mingus Big Band | The Impossible Gentlemen | Mendelssohn In Birmingham

Andrew Clements, John Fordham & John Robinson

19, Oct, 2013 @5:00 AM

Roy Harper: Man and Myth – review
Roy Harper's first album in 13 years finds him in excellent form, writes Molloy Woodcraft

Molloy Woodcraft

21, Sep, 2013 @11:05 PM

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Roy Harper: Man & Myth – review
Roy Harper's first studio album in 13 years finds him back on brave and impressive form, writes Robin Denselow

Robin Denselow

19, Sep, 2013 @9:45 PM

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Readers suggest the 10 best ... Mancunians

Last week we bought you our 10 best Mancunians. Here are your thoughts on who really should have made the list including poets, musicians, actors and scientists

Observer and Guardian readers

25, Jun, 2013 @12:06 PM

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End of the Road festival – review

Grizzly Bear struggled to fill their slot, while Patti Smith paid tribute to Pussy Riot, writes Mark Beaumont

Mark Beaumont

03, Sep, 2012 @11:33 AM

Cambridge folk festival

This year's lineup is a curious one, lacking some of the scenes up-and-coming stars, writes Jude Rogers

Jude Rogers

31, Jul, 2012 @5:33 PM

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Old music: Roy Harper – Another Day

Peter Beaumont: Mixing memory and desire with regret, Roy Harper offered a grownup love song about real, complicated lives

Peter Beaumont

28, Jun, 2012 @8:51 AM

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