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Martin Simpson (born 5 May 1953, Scunthorpe, England) is an English guitarist of some renown. In the 1970s he teamed up with legendary singer June Tabor; together they recorded three albums.

By the age of 12 Simpson was playing guitar and banjo. In 1970, Simpson dropped out of college to become a full-time professional musician, touring folk clubs. In 1976 he recorded his first solo album "Golden Vanity". In the same year he opened for Steeleye Span on their UK… read more

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  • Saw this guy at Saltaire a couple of months ago, great show.
  • Here's a new one to me http://www.last.fm/music/Martin+Simpson+&+Wu+Man
  • This guy is so good.... [2]
  • Has MS done a version of Canadee-I-O ?? http://www.last.fm/music/Nic+Jones/_/Canadee-I-O
  • Review of Green Note performance - Trebuchet Magazine: http://www.trebuchet-magazine.com/index.php/site/article/martin_simpson_the_green_note/
  • You can watch video of Martin Simpson performing 'Never Any Good', 'Home Again' & 'Lakes Of Ponchartrain' at the Cambridge Folk Festival at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/cambridgefolkfestival/2009/artists/martin-simpson/ [UK Only until 1 September]
  • Never any good is a magic tune
  • Martin Simpson epitomises everything I love about folk. Can't wait to see him at Cambridge this summer!
  • Looking forward to hearing the new record!
  • Hi Martin I enjoyed Louisiana track.Try and have a listen to Boy on a beach sometime..Steve G

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