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Bob Franke

Bob Franke’s programs to become priest were altered by his decision to become vocalist/songwriter. But, within the years since, Franke’s tunes have continuing to reveal his deep-rooted religious commitments. While his acoustic melodies and poetic lyricism are linked with the vocalist/songwriter custom, his usage of Biblical imagery and Christian level …

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Si Kahn

The political balladry of Woody Guthrie, Tom Paxton, and Phil Ochs is reflected within the songs of North Carolina-based singer/songwriter Si Kahn. Although his like music are almost as effective, Kahn’s ideal strides attended along with his lyrical talks about the unemployed, the racially abused, the sexually harassed, as well …

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The Flirtations

The Flirtations were one of the most active all-girl R&B sets of the mid- to later ’60s, though that they had to look pretty definately not house to find their most long lasting success. The group got started life being a quartet known as the Gypsies, comprising three sisters, Betty …

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Johnny Cunningham

The fire and passion of traditional Scottish fiddling is reflected in the lightning-fast playing of Johnny Cunningham. A founding person in Silly Wizard, Cunningham was instrumental in dispersing interest in contemporary, tradition-rooted Celtic music. His albums being a soloist so that as an associate of Relativity and Nightnoise possess extended …

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Priscilla Herdman

As opposed to a lot of her contemporaries in folk music, Priscilla Herdman is basically an interpretive singer within the tradition of Joan Baez and Judy Collins, rather than singer/songwriter. She’s defined herself as “a songfinder and interpreter of other’s music,” adding, “Section of my storyfinding work is to discover …

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Pete Seeger

Perhaps no person within the 20th century did even more to preserve, broadcast, and redistribute folk music than Pete Seeger, whose passion for politics, the surroundings, and humanity earned him both ardent fans and vocal enemies since he first began performing in the past due ’30s. His fight against injustice …

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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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Fred Small

The political insight, individual compassion, and environmental concern that inspired Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Fred Little — an attorney and Unitarian Universalist minister — to get a law degree continues to be eloquently expressed in his folk-rooted songs. Little has musically dealt with from homosexuality within the military as well as the …

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