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Dave Swarbrick

British folk fiddler. Teamed up with Martin Carthy in the 1960s after being in a number of bands but split to join Fairport Convention. After leaving Fairport and forming Whippersnapper, he rejoined Martin.

  • Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2004 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 
  • Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick won the 'Best Duo' Award at the 2007 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards