Chris Leslie (born Christopher Julien Leslie on 15 December 1956, in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England) is an English electric folk musician. As well as recording a numer of sole albums, Leslie has played with a number of seminal English folk-rock bands, including Whippersnapper and The Albion Band. He joined Fairport Convention in 1996. Inspired by local musicians, Leslie began playing the fiddle at the age of thirteen. At the age of 16 he made his first album recording, with the Northamptonshire folk band Mithras on Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, released in 1974.