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The Sandy Denny Bibliography

This is a list of books and articles about or starring Sandy Denny.

Kingsley Abbott: Fairportfolio
Walter Heger: Fairport Convention: If You Really Mean It
Star Cluster Verlag, Germany, July 1999, ISBN 3-925005-55-2
Clinton Heylin: Gypsy Love Songs & Sad Refrains: The Recordings of Richard Thompson and Sandy Denny
Labour of Love Productions, 1989
Clinton Heylin: No More Sad Refrains: The Life and Times of Sandy Denny

Clinton Heylin,
No More Sad Refrains
The Life and Times of Sandy Denny
Helter Skelter Publishing, July 2000, hardcover, 288p., ISBN 1-900924-11-0
Helter Skelter Publishing, November 2001, paperback, ISBN 1-900924-35-8
Omnibus Press, June 2011, ISBN 1849386986

In the latest edition Heylin “has chosen to add an almost laughable tirade of abuse disguised as an epilogue, on anyone who has helped and succeeded in keeping Sandy’s fab legacy alive since 2000: Elizabeth Hurtt-Lucas, Jerry Donahue, Sue Armstrong and Andrew Batt.” (Amazon review by J.C. Taylor)

Brian Hinton, Geoff Wall: Ashley Hutchings: The Guv’nor & the Rise of Folk Rock
Helter Skelter Publishing, 2002, 288p., ISBN 1-900924-32-3
Mick Houghton: I’ve Always Kept a Unicorn: The Biography of Sandy Denny

Mick Houghton,
I’ve Always Kept a Unicorn: The Biography of Sandy Denny
Faber & Faber, 5 March 2015, hardcover, ISBN 978-0-571-27890-9
Faber & Faber, 7 April 2016, paperback, ISBN 978-0-571-27891-6

Patrick Humphries: Meet on the Ledge : Fairport Convention—The Classic Years
Virgin Books, 1997, 178p., ISBN 0-7535-0153-8
Patrick Humphries: Richard Thompson : Strange Affair—The Biography
Virgin Books, 1996, 386p., ISBN 0-86369-993-6
Jim Irvin: The Angel of Avalon
MOJO 55, June 1998
This article is now available online at http://www.rocksbackpages.com/. Readers need to subscribe to the site to have access, but it’s a very good site, a giant archive of music journalism since it all began - well worth a look.
Colin Larkin (ed.): The Guinness Who’s Who of Folk Music
Guinness Publishing Ltd., 1993, 320p., ISBN 0-85112-741-X
M.C. Strong: The Great Rock Discography
Canongate Books Ltd, 1996, ISBN 0-86241-604-3
Sounds Plattenkritiken 1966-77
Zweitausendeins Verlag, Germany, 1979
Richie Unterberger: Unknown Legends of Rock’n’Roll

Richie Unterberger,
Unknown Legends of Rock’n’Roll
Miller Freeman Books, 1998,
ISBN 0 879 305347

This book has a chapter on Sandy Denny.

Philip Ward: Sandy Denny: Reflections on Her Music

Philip Ward,
Sandy Denny: Reflections on Her Music
Matador Press, December 2011,
ISBN 978-1-78088-020-4