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  1. Shirley Collins MBE (born Shirley Elizabeth Collins on 5 July 1935 in Hastings, Sussex) is an award-winning British folksinger who was a significant…

  2. Ola Belle Campbell Reed (August 18, 1916 – August 16, 2002) was an American folk singer, songwriter and banjo player.

    Born in Lansing, North Carolina,…

  3. Mike Seeger (August 15, 1933 – August 7, 2009) was an American folk musician and folklorist. At 25, along with John Cohen and Tom Paley, he became…

  4. Moran Lee "Dock" Boggs (February 7, 1898–February 7, 1971) was an influential old-time singer, songwriter and banjo player. His style of play, as…

  5. Roscoe Holcomb, (born as Roscoe Halcomb September 5, 1912 - died February 1, 1981) was an American singer, banjo player, and guitarist from Daisy,…

  6. The New Lost City Ramblers were a contemporary old-time string band that formed in New York City in 1958 during the Folk Revival. The founding…

  7. Henry Thomas (1874-1950s?) was a major pre-war country blues singer and musician. Born in Big Sandy, Texas, he began his musical career as an…

  8. Born Barbara Jean Spillman, May 12, 1927, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

    Born into a white middle-class family, as a child Dane sang and played piano in…

  9. "Tom" Clarence Ashley (Clarence Earl McCurry, Bristol, Tennessee, September 29, 1895 - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, June 2, 1967) was an…

  10. John Jacob Niles (born April 28, 1892 in Louisville, Kentucky, died March 1, 1980 in Lexington, Kentucky) was an American composer, singer, and…

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