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The Chieftains - 100% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Children's Music Holiday & Seasonal World Music World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The original Chieftains line-up - Paddy Moloney (1 August 1938, Donnycarney, Dublin, Eire; uillean pipes, tin whistle), Seán Potts (b. 1930; tin whistle), Michael Tubridy (b. 1935, Kilrush, Clare, Eire; flute, concertina, tin whistle) and Martin Fay (b. 1938, Dublin, Eire; fiddle) - met in the late 50s as members of Ceoltóirí Cualann, a folk orchestra le Read more

Craig Duncan - 65% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Folk Holiday & Seasonal World Music
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Burl Ives - 53% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives, 14 June 1909, Hunt Township, Jasper County, Illinois, USA, d. 14 April 1995, Anacortes, Washington, USA. One of the world’s most celebrated singers of folk ballads, with a gentle, intimate style, Ives was also an actor on the stage and screen, and an anthologist and editor of folk music. The son of tenant farmers in the ‘Bible Belt’ of Read more

Loreena McKennitt - 43% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal New Age World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 February 1957, Morden, Manitoba, Canada. Celtic harpist, keyboard player and singer Loreena McKennitt rose to prominence in her native Canada in the mid-80s with a series of independently released albums. The daughter of a livestock dealer, McKennitt’s earliest ambition was to become a veterinary surgeon, though she abandoned her studies in Winnipeg soon after she di Read more

Steeleye Span - 36% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Folk Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The roots of this pivotal English folk rock unit lay in several ill-fated rehearsals between Ashley Hutchings (26 January 1945, Southgate, Middlesex, England; bass, ex-Fairport Convention), Irish trio Sweeney’s Men - Terry Woods (b. 4 December 1947, Dublin, Eire; vocals, guitar, mandolin), Johnny Moynihan (vocals/fiddle) and Andy Irvine (vocals/mandolin) - and Woods Read more

The Dubliners - 36% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Easy Listening Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Dubliners originally comprised Barney MacKenna (16 December 1939, Donnycarney, Dublin, Eire), Luke Kelly (b. 16 November 1940, Eire, d. 30 January 1984), Ciaron Bourke (b. 18 February 1936, Dublin, Eire, d. 10 May 1988) and former teacher Ronnie Drew (b. 18 September 1935, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Eire). They formed in 1962, in the back of O’Donoghue’s bar in Read more

The Irish Rovers - 34% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal World Music
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The Clancy Brothers - 33% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Easy Listening Folk World Music
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Art Garfunkel - 29% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Children's Music Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Arthur Garfunkel, 5 November 1941, Forest Hills, New York City, New York, USA. The possessor of one of the most pitch-perfect voices in popular music has had a sparse recording career since the initial demise of Simon And Garfunkel in 1970. The break-up of one of the most successful post-war singing duos was due in part to Garfunkel’s desire to go into acting, and Paul Read more

Blackmore's Night - 23% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Folk Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Best known for co-founding hard rock trailblazer Deep Purple in the 1960s, then leading the commercially successful hard rock act Rainbow in the '70s (before triumphantly reuniting with Deep Purple in the '80s), guitarist Richie Blackmore formed Blackmore's Night in 1997. A collaboration with lyricist and singer Candice Night, Blackmore's Night takes its inspiration from the mu Read more

Celtic Thunder - 22% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Vocals World Music World Music
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Planxty - 21% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 2000s
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This Irish folk band, who take their name from an Irish word for an air that is written to thank or honour a person, originally featured Christy Moore (7 May 1945, Prosperous, County Kildare, Eire; guitar/vocals), Dónal Lunny (b. 10 March 1945, Tullamore, County Offaly, Eire; guitar, bouzouki, synthesizer), Liam O’Flynn (b. Kill, County Kildare, Eire; uillean pip Read more

Christy Moore - 20% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 May 1945, Prosperous, Co. Kildare, Eire. Moore’s beginnings were fairly typical for a solo folk performer in the 60s: playing the club circuit in Eire, subsequently doing likewise in England while in between working on building sites and road gangs. Influenced by the American styles of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and the British folk giant, Ewan MacColl, Moore performed Read more

John Rutter - 15% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Classical Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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Hildegard of Bingen - 14% match to Blind Boys Of Alabama

Genres: Classical
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