Judy Collins Similar Artists

Peter, Paul and Mary - 100% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Children's Music Folk Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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Joan Baez - 84% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Blues Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Folk Holiday & Seasonal Latin Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joan Chandos Baez, 9 January 1941, Staten Island, New York, USA. The often-used cliché - the queen of folk to Bob Dylan’s king - her sweeping soprano is one of the most distinctive voices in popular music. An impressive appearance at the 1959 Newport Folk Festival followed the singer’s early performances throughout the Boston/New England club scene and estab Read more

Gordon Lightfoot - 68% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 November 1938, Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Lightfoot moved to Los Angeles, USA during the 50s where he studied at Hollywood’s Westlake College of Music. Having pursued a short-lived career composing jingles for television, the singer began recording demos of his own compositions which, by 1960, owed a considerable debt to folk singers Pete Seeger and Bob Gibson. Lightf Read more

Sandy Denny - 63% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Folk 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

Arlo Guthrie - 61% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 July 1947, Coney Island, New York, USA. The eldest son of folksinger Woody Guthrie, Arlo was raised in the genre’s thriving environment. His lengthy ballad, ‘Alice’s Restaurant Massacre’, was the outcome of being arrested for being a litter lout in 1965. It was a part humorous song, part narrative, and achieved popularity following the artist’s ap Read more

Janis Ian - 61% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Janis Eddy Fink, 7 April 1951, the Bronx, New York, USA. A teenage prodigy, Ian first attracted attention when her early composition, ‘Hair Of Spun Gold’, was published in a 1964 issue of Broadside magazine. Performances at New York’s Village Gate and Gaslight venues inspired a recording contract that began with the controversial ‘Society’s Child (Ba Read more

Nanci Griffith - 56% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 July 1953, Seguin, Texas, USA. This singer-songwriter brilliantly straddles the boundary between folk and country music, with occasional nods to the mainstream rock audience. Her mother was an amateur actress and her father a member of a barbershop quartet. They passed on their interest in performance to Nanci, and although she majored in education at the University of Tex Read more

Ian & Sylvia - 55% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ian Dawson Tyson, 25 September 1933, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Ian Tyson’s father went to Canada in 1906 with dreams of being a cowboy and passed on his aspirations to his son, who worked on a farm, entered amateur rodeos and worked as a lumberjack. He says, ‘I’m always grateful for my logging and rodeo days because that’s where the songs come f Read more

Laura Nyro - 55% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Laura Nigro, 18 October 1947, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA, d. 8 April 1997, Danbury, Connecticut, USA. The daughter of an accomplished jazz trumpeter, Nyro was introduced to music at an early age, reputedly completing her first composition when she was only eight years old. Her main influences ranged from Bob Dylan to John Coltrane, but the artist’s 1966 deb Read more

Emmylou Harris - 53% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 April 1947, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Harris was raised in North Carolina, later attending the University Of North Carolina on a drama scholarship. Starting as a folk singer, Harris tried her luck in the late 60s in New York’s Greenwich Village folk clubs, making an album for the independent Jubilee label in 1970. Gliding Bird was largely unrepresentative of her subse Read more

Tom Paxton - 53% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Children's Music Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Richard Paxton, 31 October 1937, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Paxton’s interest in folk music developed as a student at the University of Oklahoma. In 1960 he moved to New York and became one of several aspiring performers to frequent the city’s Greenwich Village coffee house circuit. Paxton made his professional debut at the Gaslight, the renowned folk haunt tha Read more

Phil Ochs - 52% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Folk Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 December 1940, El Paso, Texas, USA, d. 9 April 1976, Far Rockaway, New York, USA. A superior singer-songwriter, particularly adept at the topical song, Phil Ochs began his career at Ohio State University. He initially performed in a folk-singing duo, the Sundowners, before moving to New York, where he joined the radical Greenwich Village enclave. Ochs’ early work was Read more

Buffy Sainte-Marie - 51% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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20 February 1941, Piapot Reserve, Saskatchewan, Canada. Adopted and raised in Maine and Massachusetts, Sainte-Marie received a PhD in Fine Art from the University of Massachusetts, but eschewed a teaching career in favour of folk singing. She was signed to Vanguard Records in 1964, following her successful performances at Gerde’s Folk City. Her debut It’s My Way! i Read more

Melanie - 51% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Kate & Anna McGarrigle - 49% match to Judy Collins

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock World Music
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