Pete Seeger
Nick Vegas is back with Mark Doddy on the optigon.
Woody Guthrie
the great Woody Guthrie.
Alan Lomax
The Alan Lomax Collection.
Pete Seeger - Guantanamera - YouTube
Feb 17, 2007 ... As usual, Pete gets the whole audience to sing along.
Pete Seeger - What Did You Learn In School? - YouTube
Aug 7, 2006 ... Pete singing on BBC's 'Tonight In Person' in 1964. (Ripped from Folk Sounds of the Sixties, BBC4, 2006). Apologies for the watermark which ...
Woody Guthrie-This Land Is Your Land - YouTube
Oct 12, 2007 ... woody guthrie /this land is your land July 14, 1912: Woody Guthrie was born. 1933: Woody Guthrie releases 'The Science of Sound.
Jean Ritchie
Jean Ritchie (born December 8, 1922) is an American folk music singer, songwriter, and Appalachian dulcimer player.
Jean Ritchie was born to Abigail (née Hall) and Balis W. Ritchie of Viper, an un...
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Stephen Wade (musician)
Stephen Wade (born 1953) is an American folk musician, writer, and researcher.
Growing up in Chicago in the 1950s and ‘60s, Stephen Wade was exposed to a number of vernacular musicians who had mov...
Alan Lomax
Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was one of the great American field collectors of folk music of the 20th century. He was also a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, archivist, writer, sc...
Alan Lomax - Wikipedia
Margaret MacArthur
Margaret MacArthur (7 May 1928 – 23 May 2006) was an American singer and player of the Appalachian dulcimer.Margaret MacArthur was born in Chicago. As a youngster, she moved around with her family - i...
Jean Bell Thomas
Jean Bell Thomas (November 1882–December 7, 1982) was an American folk festival promoter, author and photographer who specialized in the music, crafts, and language patterns of the Appalachian region ...
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Almanac Singers
The Almanac Singers was an American New York City-based folk music group, active between 1940 and 1943, founded by Millard Lampell, Lee Hays, Pete Seeger, and Woody Guthrie. As their name indicated, t...
Irwin Silber
Irwin Silber (October 17, 1925 – September 8, 2010) was an American journalist, editor, publisher, and political activist.
Irwin Silber was born October 17, 1925 in New York City to ethnic Jewish ...
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Woody Guthrie
Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter and musician whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, traditional and children's son...
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Sis Cunningham
Agnes ("Sis") Cunningham (February 19, 1909 – June 27, 2004) was an American musician, best known for her involvement as a performer and publicist of folk music and protest songs. She was the fo...
Lawrence Gellert
Lawrence Gellert, born Laslow Grünbaum, September 14, 1898, in Budapest, Hungary, died 1979 (Gellert disappeared in 1979, his exact death date is unknown), was a music collector, who, in the 1920s and...
Paul Clayton (folksinger)
Paul Clayton (born Paul Clayton Worthington; March 3, 1931 – March 30, 1967) was an American folksinger and folklorist who was prominent in the folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s.A gradua...
This machine kills fascists
"This Machine Kills Fascists" is a message that Woody Guthrie placed on his guitar in 1941, which inspired many subsequent artists.
Soon after moving into a small fourth-floor walk-up apartment in...
Henry F. Gilbert
Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert (September 26, 1868 – May 19, 1928) was an American composer and collector of folk songs. He is best remembered today for his interest in the music of African-Americans...
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Samuel Charters
Samuel Charters (August 1, 1929 – March 18, 2015) was an American music historian, writer, record producer, musician, and poet. He was a widely published author on the subjects of blues and jazz musi...
John Jacob Niles
John Jacob Niles (April 28, 1892—March 1, 1980) was an American composer, singer, and collector of traditional ballads. Called the "Dean of American Balladeers", Niles was an important influence on th...
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Abigail Mandana Holmes Christensen
Abigail Mandana Holmes Christensen (1852–1938) was an American collector of folklore.Abigail ("Abbie") Christensen was born in Massachusetts to abolitionist parents, her family later moved to South Ca...
John W. Allison
John Williams Allison (born 1893) was an American singer, composer, lyricist, and collector of folk songs. His collection of correspondence, radio scripts, clippings, scrapbooks, brochures, published...
Robert Winslow Gordon
Robert Winslow Gordon (born September 2, 1888), educated at Harvard, he joined the English faculty at the University of California at Berkeley in 1918. In 1923, Gordon was asked by Arthur Sullivant Ho...
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Helen Hartness Flanders
Helen Hartness Flanders (May 19, 1890 – May 23, 1972), a native of the U.S. state of Vermont, was an internationally recognized ballad collector and an authority on the folk music found in New E...
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Sidney Robertson Cowell
Sidney Robertson Cowell (born Sidney William Hawkins; 1903–1995) was an American ethnographer and the wife of the composer Henry Cowell. She was born in San Francisco, California.She collected a large...
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