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Bob Lind - 100% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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25 November 1944, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Lind is best known for writing and recording the Top 5 folk rock song ‘Elusive Butterfly’ in 1966. He moved around frequently with his family, and while settled in Denver, Colorado, he began singing folk music in clubs. He moved to the west coast and was signed to World Pacific Records, a division of the larger Liberty Re Read more

Judee Sill - 88% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
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October 1944, Studio City, California, USA, d. 23 November 1979, Hollywood, California, USA. This Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter led a wild life as a teenager and in her early 20s, spending time in both reform school and jail in the mid-60s and developing a nasty drug habit that was to haunt her for the rest of her life. In the late 60s she attracted attention for her w Read more

John Phillips - 64% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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30 August 1935, Parris Island, South Carolina, USA, d. 18 March 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA. The son of a marine officer, Phillips studied at George Washington University and briefly attended the US Naval Academy. He relocated to New York in the late 50s to join the Greenwich Village folk scene. Phillips began his recording career in 1960 as a member of pop singing gr Read more

Kate & Anna McGarrigle - 63% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal World Music
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Ivor Cutler - 57% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Comedy Pop / Rock
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Karen Dalton - 45% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Karen Cariker, 19 July 1937, Bonham, Texas, USA, d. 1993. One of the great overlooked talents of the New York folk revival of the early 60s, Dalton continued to enjoy cult status in the years following her departure from the music scene. Ironically, her music only became widely available following her death in 1993.Dalton was born in Texas and raised Read more

Sandy Denny - 44% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alexandra Elene Maclean Denny, 6 January 1947, Wimbledon, London, England, d. 21 April 1978, London, England. A former student at Kingston Art College where her contemporaries included John Renbourn and Jimmy Page, Sandy Denny forged her early reputation in such famous London folk clubs as Les Cousins, Bunjies and the Scots Hoose. Renowned for an eclectic repertoire, she fea Read more

Linda Thompson - 43% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Linda Pettifer, 1948, Hackney, London, England. Singer Linda Thompson was initially best-known for her collaborations with husband Richard Thompson. However, before meeting Richard she had collaborated with pop artists including Manfred Mann and Elton John (on advertising jingles and unreleased demos, respectively). Her relationship with Thompson developed just as he made th Read more

Judy Collins - 39% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Judith Marjorie Collins, 1 May 1939, Seattle, Washington, USA. One of the leading female singers to emerge from America’s folk revival in the early 60s, Judy Collins was originally trained as a classical pianist. Having discovered traditional music while a teenager, she began singing in the clubs of Central City and Denver, before embarking on a full-time career with en Read more

Anne Briggs - 38% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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29 September 1944, Toton, Nottinghamshire, England. Briggs started singing publicly in 1962 as part of the Centre 42 organization, a package show organized by the Trades Union Congress to bring culture to the provinces. The 17-year-old singer was signed up by musical director Ewan MacColl, leaving her home to tour with the movement. She squatted in London with a young Bert J Read more

The Roches - 36% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Bobbie Gentry - 30% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Roberta Lee Streeter, 27 July 1944, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA. Gentry, of Portuguese descent, was raised on a poverty-stricken farm in Greenwood, Mississippi, and was interested in music from an early age. She wrote her first song at the age of seven (‘My Dog Sergeant Is A Good Dog’) and learned piano - black keys only! - guitar, banjo and vibes. By her te Read more

Kirsty MacColl - 27% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 October 1959, England, d. 18 December 2000, Mexico. The daughter of the celebrated folk singer Ewan MacColl, Kirsty enjoyed success in her own right as an accomplished songwriter and pop vocalist. Originally signed to Stiff Records as a 16-year-old after they heard her singing with punk outfit the Drug Addix, she was most unfortunate not to secure a massive hit with the e Read more

Tim Hardin - 27% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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J. Timothy Hardin, 23 December 1941, Eugene, Oregon, USA, d. 29 December 1980, Hollywood, California, USA. After spending an itinerant childhood moving around the country with his musician parents, Hardin enlisted in the US Marines and served a tour of duty in Vietnam. Following his discharge he arrived in New York in 1962 with a full-blown heroin habit as a lasting legacy o Read more

Bridget St. John - 26% match to Dory Previn

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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England. St. John was one of the first acts to be signed to Dandelion Records, the independent label inaugurated by BBC disc jockey John Peel in 1969. Her debut Ask Me No Questions, was a folksy selection, but the artist’s deep, assured voice compensated for the occasionally immature lyrics. John Martyn, who contributed guitar on two of the tracks, donated an original c Read more


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