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Bill Staines - 71% match to Kate Wolf

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 February 1947, Medford, Massachusetts, USA. This singer-songwriter’s early influences were Gordon Lightfoot, the Weavers, Woody Guthrie, Ian And Sylvia Tyson, and Peter La Farge. He grew up in the Boston area absorbing and listening to the music of the early 60s, and started playing professionally in 1965. Although largely playing guitar in concert, Staines also uses Read more

New Christy Minstrels - 56% match to Kate Wolf

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Randy Sparks (29 July 1933, Leavenworth, Kansas, USA), formed this commercialized folk group in 1961. Determined to create a unit that was ‘a compromise between the Norman Luboff Choir and the Kingston Trio’, he added a popular Oregon quartet, the Fairmount Singers, to his own Randy Sparks Three. A third unit, the Inn Group, which featured Jerry Yester, was absorbe Read more

Ferron - 53% match to Kate Wolf

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 June 1952, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 90s singer Ferron grew up in a rural suburb of Vancouver, the eldest of seven children. After leaving home at the age of 15 she subsisted by working as a cab driver, waitressing and packing coffee in a factory. By 1975 she had started singing to ‘political folk-type people, mixed audiences of men and women’. Her fir Read more

Cisco Houston - 46% match to Kate Wolf

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gilbert Vandine Houston, 18 August 1918, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, d. 25 April 1961, San Bernadino, California, USA. This folk singer is best remembered for his work as a travelling companion for Woody Guthrie, although his own recordings form a vital part of the folk revival of the 50s. Houston’s family moved to California in 1919. where he showed an early interest in Read more

Holly Near - 42% match to Kate Wolf

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 June 1949, Ukiah, California, USA. For Near’s first 10 years, her family lived on a farm but her adolescence was spent in urban Ukiah where she matured from a child television actor to a performer with the confidence to accept a role in a Broadway run of Hair. She also participated in Jane Fonda’s controversial Free The Army revue that toured Vietnam with a messa Read more

Gordon Bok - 39% match to Kate Wolf

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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31 October 1939, Pennsylvania, USA. Bok’s parents had a collection of folk music, and his brothers and sisters all sang and played. Teaching himself to play guitar, at the age of nine, Bok was giving concerts from the age of 15, and eventually took up performing, essentially as a hobby, while working as a sailor. Spending much of the early 60s in Philadelphia, he met ot Read more

Arlo Guthrie - 37% match to Kate Wolf

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

Linda Ronstadt - 37% match to Kate Wolf

Genres: Big Band & Swing Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Linda Maria Ronstadt, 15 July 1946, Tucson, Arizona, USA. The daughter of a professional musician, Ronstadt’s first singing experience was gained with her sisters in the Three Ronstadts. She met guitarist Bob Kimmel at Arizona’s State University and together the two aspirants moved to Los Angeles, where they were joined by songwriter Kenny Edwards. Taking the name Read more

Po' Girl - 33% match to Kate Wolf

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 2000s
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Canadian roots outfit formed by accomplished singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Trish Klein (Canada; guitar/banjo/vocals) and Allison Russell (b. Montreal, Quebec, Canada; vocals/clarinet). The duo initially got together in 2000 for a series of impromptu jam sessions at Klein’s house, but by this point Klein was already heavily involved in recording sessions Read more


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