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Penny Lang

A cult legend from the Canadian folk picture, singer/songwriter Cent Lang earned a devoted enthusiast following on her behalf distinctive readings of folk, blues, nation and gospel criteria. A indigenous of Montreal, Lang initial emerged through the 1960s, honing her build in prisons, clinics, churches and summer months camps; within …

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Vashti

Vashti (name Vashti Bunyan) is among the more mysterious numbers within the Immediate Information orbit for having hardly gotten a good single out. Certainly, she actually is best-known to those people who have noticed the documentary film Tonite Let’s All HAVE SEX in London, and that is nearly a legion …

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Dick Weissman

Before Bela Fleck and Tony Trischka began tinkering with jazz for the banjo, Dick Weissman was a past master. He provides stretched the limitations from the folk idiom to where no ears possess eliminated before. His latest documenting features bluegrass symbols Tim & Molly O’Brien and jazz saxophonist Bob Rebholz. …

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Wiggins Sisters

The combined sounds of sisters Mizzy and Casey Wiggins is marked simply by delectable vocal harmonies and catchy, acoustic melodies. Sing Out! referred to them to be “much like Lucinda Williams, or the Indigo Women, and, then, you will be considering Buffy Sainte Marie or Michelle Stunned,” and www.villagerecords.com called …

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Diana Jones

Vocalist/songwriter Diana Jones’ nation music is definately not the mainstream brand. She performs the type of literary, progressive, however historically wealthy music (evocative of old-timey hill music) that places her inside a little league with predecessors such as for example Gillian Welch and Iris DeMent. Jones — elevated in NJ, …

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Scott Alarik

The original balladry of American and Uk folk music is resurrected with the performances of deep-voiced folk singer Scott Alarik. Associated himself with finger-picked acoustic guitar melodies, Alarik effectively catches the storytelling areas of his music. While his between-song banter provides comical interlude, his mastery from the ballad design makes …

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Dick Gaughan

Though mainly steeped within the traditions of folk and Celtic music, Scottish singer/songwriter Dick Gaughan has enjoyed an extended and far-reaching career in a number of creative pursuits. Given birth to Richard Peter in 1948, he 1st picked up your guitar at age seven, and released his debut single LP, …

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Diane Cluck

Pennsylvania-born songwriter Diane Cluck began playing her very own songs within the burgeoning NEW YORK “anti-folk” scene in 2000. Together with like-minded performers like Kimya Dawson and Regina Spektor, Cluck was a normal fixture on the Sidewalk Cafe, a hub for the freakier folk noises happening at that time. Ever …

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Jon Gailmor

A politics and environmental awareness is placed at the main from the songs by Vermont-based singer-songwriter Jon Gailmor. Nevertheless, his best music are targeted at the younger associates of his market. The host of the children’s music radio display, Simply Kiddin, broadcast by WDEV in Vermont since 1979, Gailmor provides …

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