Marc Ellington is a American/Scottish folksinger and multi-instrumentalist who has guested with Fairport Convention, providing some vocal support on their Unhalfbricking album in 1969. Additionally, he worked with Matthews Southern Comfort on their self-titled 1969 album, playing percussion, and recorded his debut album that same year, which featured his singing, guitar work, and bagpipes.
The latter album, recorded on the Ampex label, also included contributions from Fairport’s Simon Nicol and Richard Thompson. Ellington subsequently contributed to several of Thompson’s recordings, and sang on Linda Thompson’s 1996 Dreams Fly Away.
He has appeared at the Cropedy Festival, and as of 2007 was the Deputy Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire and a member of the Heritage Lottery Fund Committee for Scotland.
Marc Ellington’s 5TH album released in1975 features contributions from members of Fairport Convention plus some of the U K’s top session players.
1. Wild About My Loving
2. The Answer Is you
4. Streets Of Baltimore
5. Ad Man
6. I Miss The Mississippi And You
7. Shady Lies
8. Borrowing Time
9. Close The Door
10. You Just Cant Believe What You See