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The Winstons

Revolving around wedded duo Cheryl and Andy Winston, the Winstons fulfilled in Buffalo, NY, while participating in college. The group opened up for Small Feat as their initial gig when the opportunity fell to their lap and the knowledge was an effective one. After marrying and shifting to Boulder, CO, …

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Spiral Dance

Australian Celtic folk-rock group Spiral Dance was co-founded by vocalist Adrienne Piggott and guitarist Nick Carter in Australia in 1992. Motivated by both music and common myths of Celtic lands, the group would afterwards go on to add Ingrid Hapke (violin, vocals), David Bentley (bass electric guitar), Paul Gooding (accordion, …

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Diana Pequeno

In 1978, the singer released and had great nationwide success with her version for Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Blowing wind,” which propelled the selling of her initial album, Diana Pequeno. Having attempted several different styles, from Northeastern and Latin American rhythms to pop music, she acquired no strikes in …

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The Weepers

The Weepers are an alternative solution country/folk music group from Lansing, MI, that are steeped in traditional instrumentation (fiddle, dobro, mandolin, string bass, etc.). Their albums cover a broad berth of designs: bluegrass, nation, Celtic, old-timey, Traditional western swing, browse, and pop. The group, which includes principal songwriter Drew Howard …

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Sam Baker

Along with his raspy, almost spoken phrase vocal style and his literate, poignant, and carefully observed songs that grapple using the beauties, complexities, and little tragedies of the world, Sam Baker has very much in keeping with other Texan songwriters like Robert Earl Keen, James McMurtry, Townes Van Zandt, and …

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Kreg Viesselman

Having a craggy voice belying his age, Minnesota native Kreg Viesselman entered the contemporary folk music scene in 1998 using the right now out of printing Live in the Cellar Door. His languid, introspective design discovered kindred spirits in New Britain, where in fact the fellow music artists aswell as …

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Kevin Parent

A bilingual singer/songwriter from Quebec, Kevin Mother or father spent nearly all his career like a Francophone artist. His 1st four albums, Pigeon d’Argile (1995), Grand Parleur, Petit Faiseur (1998), Les Vents Ont Changé (2001), and Retrouvailles (2003) had been all effective, garnering sales, essential acclaim, and several industry honours, …

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Diana Ah Naid

Diana Ah Naid spent a lot of her existence on the highway in Australia, journeying with her father and her two brothers following the death of her mom when she was eleven weeks old. The family members earned cash for meals and shelter by carrying out in pubs and on …

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Cyd Ward

Hailing from your Pacific Northwest, singer/songwriter Cyd Ward attempted her hands at numerous genres before getting at folk music. Spending her early years with this exploratory period, it resulted in a smooth combination of the various noises when she began playing your guitar in the past due 90’s. Large on …

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Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer

The children’s duo Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer began recording together in the past due ’80s and, almost immediately, their mixture of folk, blues, bluegrass, and pop — in conjunction with creative, intelligent, and non-patronizing lyrics — won them critical acclaim and dedicated fans. Their 1997 lullaby collection Blanket Filled …

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