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Dave Van Ronk

Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and local New Yorker Dave Truck Ronk inspired, aided, and promoted the professions of numerous vocalist/songwriters who all came up in the blues custom. Most notable of the numerous music artists he helped over time was Bob Dylan, whom Truck Ronk surely got to understand soon after …

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Tom Rush

Along with his warm and slightly world-weary baritone voice, solid classical guitar playing, and gifted if hardly prolific songwriting skills, Tom Rush was among the finest & most unsung performers to emerge from the ’60s urban folk revival. Created Feb 8, 1941 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Hurry began his carrying …

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Tim Hardin

A gentle, soulful singer who owed just as much to blues and jazz simply because folk, Tim Hardin produced an extraordinary body of function in the later ’60s without ever approaching either mass achievement or the artistic levels of the greatest singer/songwriters. When potential Lovin’ Spoonful manufacturer Erik Jacobsen organized …

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One String Sam

Not much is well known approximately One String Sam, an eccentric road musician who walked into Joe’s Record Store on Hastings Road in Detroit in 1956 and recorded two odd and unforgettable monitors, “I WANT one hundred dollars” and “My Baby Ooo,” on the fretless, one- string instrument which was …

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Pat Kilroy

Pat Kilroy was probably one of the most little-known singer/songwriters to record for Elektra Information in the 1960s, issuing just one single album, 1966’s Light of Day time. It’s a unusual record, using the folk-blues foundation common to numerous performers from the era right before they leapt into folk-rock, but …

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Rev. Gary Davis

In his best of life, that is to state the past due ’20s, the Reverend Gary Davis was among the two most renowned practitioners from the East Coast school of ragtime guitar; 35 years afterwards, despite 2 decades spent playing over the roads of Harlem in NY, he was still …

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Lazer Lloyd

Among the best-known blues music artists in Israel, American vocalist/songwriter/guitarist Lazer Lloyd (given birth to Lloyd Paul Blumen) carved a profession for himself by promoting the blues genre in the centre East, where it had been less popular than in the home. A soulful vocalist and guitarist, he was created …

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Cowboy Roy Brown

Cowboy Roy Dark brown was created on Apr 20, 1875, the kid of the fiddle-playing Arkansas preacher. Brown’s dad taught him to try out electric guitar and he was shortly associated him at cathedral providers. In 1882, when Dark brown was seven, he transferred with his dad to Butler State, …

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Mary Flower

Chances are that you will find Mary Blossom within the folk portion of your neighborhood record store. She did discovered a folk-cum-jazz-based ensemble known as Mom Folkers in Denver, that was the mile-high city’s leading women’s folk collective; and she could appearance the section of a folkie “Globe mom” type. …

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Nick Gravenites

The name Nick Gravenites is most likely familiar mainly to aficionados of ’60s Chicago blues and SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA blues-rock and psychedelia of the same era, however, not to some wider audience, because although Gravenites was a significant contributor towards the music during its heyday, he has unfortunately been …

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