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Dr. Strangely Strange

An experimental Irish folk group closely associated with the Incredible String Music group, Dr. Strangely Unusual was created in Dublin in 1967 by vocalist/guitarist Tim Booth and bassist/keyboardist Ivan Pawle (vocals/bass/keyboards). Quickly they teamed with multi-instrumentalist Tim Goulding, an aspiring painter, and started living and rehearsing in a residence possessed …

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The Dransfields

Brothers Robin & Barry Dransfield, given birth to in Yorkshire, Britain, joined together to create the Uk folk music group the Dransfields in 1969. While Robin, the old of both by 3 years, supplied solid rhythmic accompaniment on electric guitar, Barry summoned an incredible selection of melodies along with his …

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John Martyn

Vocalist/songwriter/guitarist John Martyn was created Iain David McGeachy on Sept 11, 1948, in New Malden, Surrey, and raised in Glasgow by his grandmother. He started his innovative and expansive profession at age 17 with a method affected by American blues performers such as for example Robert Johnson and Miss James, …

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John Renbourn

Within the ’60s and ’70s, John Renbourn was among the leading lights from the British folk scene because the founder from the eclectic and innovative folk-rock band the Pentangle, who added the melodic twists and structural freedoms of jazz towards the dark but compelling traditions of U.K. folk. After departing …

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Mac MacLeod

Mac pc MacLeod was a peripheral but interesting area of the Uk folk and folk-rock picture within the ’60s. He intersected with many notable performers with higher information, though he himself rarely managed to released records. He’s most likely best (though not really by many listeners) for his organizations with …

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Figgy Duff

Playing traditional folk with components of rock and roll, Figgy Duff was founded within the mid-’70s by Noel Dinn, with Pamela Morgan, David Panting, Philip Dinn and Arthur Stoyles. The band’s self-titled debut made an appearance on Phonodisc in 1981. Nine years afterwards, their sophomore record, Weather conditions out the …

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Fairport Convention

The best Uk folk-rock band from the later ’60s, Fairport Convention did a lot more than every other act to build up a truly Uk variation for the folk-rock prototype by sketching upon traditional materials and styles indigenous towards the Uk Isles. As the revved-up renditions of traditional United kingdom …

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Gay Woods

With her go back to Steeleye Span, the group she founded with her ex-husband, Terry Woods, and ex-Fairport Convention bassist Ashley Hutchings after a lot more than 2 decades, Gay Woods (delivered Gabriel Corcoran) resurrected the spirit that had produced her among the leaders from the late-’60s and early-’70s British …

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Duncan Browne

As a youngster, Duncan Browne designed to follow his dad, an Air Commodore (British exact carbon copy of a one-star Air Force general), in to the Royal Air Force, but his illness even while a youth precluded this as a chance. Instead, he thought we would pursue his passions as …

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Barry Dransfield

Known for his exclusive way of keeping his fiddle across his upper body rather than less than his chin, permitting him to sing at exactly the same time, Barry Dransfield offers played a seminal part within the evolution of English folk music because the past due ’60s. He documented several …

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