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Bob Gibson - 68% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Samuel Robert Gibson, 16 November 1931, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 28 September 1996, Portland, Oregon, USA. Although commercial success proved illusive, Gibson was one of US folk music’s most influential figures. His songs were recorded by the Kingston Trio and Peter, Paul And Mary and he was responsible for launching and/or furthering the careers of Bo Read more

Dave Van Ronk - 30% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues Folk
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Van Ronk, 30 June 1936, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 10 February 2002, New York, USA. Van Ronk was a leading light of the Greenwich Village folk scene in the 60s, acting as a mentor to the young Bob Dylan. After a spell in the merchant marines Van Ronk became a professional performer in the mid-50s. Highly proficient on the guitar and banjo, his first lov Read more

Fred Neil - 28% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 March 1936, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, d. 7 July 2001, Summerland Key, Florida, USA. An important figure in America’s folk renaissance, Neil’s talent first emerged in 1956 when he co-wrote an early Buddy Holly single, ‘Modern Don Juan’. He released a few solo singles during the late 50s, often using the name Freddie Neil. By the following decade he was a fi Read more

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The Dillards - 28% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Brothers Rodney Dillard (18 May 1942, East St. Louis, Illinois, USA; guitar/vocals) and Doug Dillard (b. 6 March 1937, East St. Louis, Illinois, USA; banjo/vocals) formed this seminal bluegrass group in Salem, Missouri, USA. Roy Dean Webb (b. 28 March 1937, Independence, Missouri, USA; mandolin, vocals) and former radio announcer Mitch Jayne (b. 7 May 1930, Hammond, Indiana, Read more

Jean Ritchie - 23% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Spoken Word World Music
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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8 December 1922, Viper, Kentucky, USA. Ritchie was the youngest of 14 children from a well-known family of traditional singers. Her parents, Balis and Abigail Ritchie were of Scottish-Irish descent, and it was her father who taught her to play the mountain dulcimer (Ritchie’s book, Singing Family Of The Cumberlands, recounts the history of her family growing up in the C Read more

Sonny Terry - 22% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Saunders Terrell, 24 October 1911, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, d. 12 March 1986, New York City, New York, USA. By the age of 16, Sonny Terry was virtually blind following two accidents, which encouraged his concentration on music. After his father’s death, Terry worked on medicine shows, and around 1937 teamed up with Blind Boy Fuller, moving to Durham, North Carol Read more

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band - 19% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
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Big Joe Williams - 18% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joe Lee Williams, 16 October 1903, Crawford, Mississippi, USA, d. 17 December 1982, Macon, Mississippi, USA. Big Joe Williams was one of the most important blues singers to have recorded and also one whose life conforms almost exactly to the stereotyped pattern of how a ‘country’ blues singer should live. He was of partial Red Indian stock, his father being ‘R Read more

Mark Spoelstra - 18% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 2000s
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30 June 1940, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, d. 25 February 2007, Pioneer, Sacramento, California, USA. Originally based in California, 12-string folk/blues guitarist Spoelstra’s songwriting career burgeoned following a move to New York where he realized the potential of performing original material. A confirmed pacifist and a conscientious objector to military service, hi Read more

Tom Rush - 18% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 February, 1941, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. Tom Rush began performing in 1961 while a student at Harvard University. Although he appeared at clubs in New York and Philadelphia, he became a pivotal figure of the Boston/New England circuit and such haunts as the Cafe Yana and the Club 47. The self-released Live At The Unicorn, culled from two sets recorded at another of Read more

Mississippi Sheiks - 17% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This musical combination flourished between 1930 and 1935, during which time they recorded more than 80 tracks for various ‘race’ labels. The Sheiks was a string band made up of members and friends of the Chatmon family, and included Lonnie Chatmon aka Lonnie Chatman/Lonnie Carter (guitar/violin), Sam Chatmon aka Sam Chatman/Sam Carter (10 January 1897, Bolton, Mis Read more

Geoff Muldaur - 16% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Geoffrey Muldaur, 1 January 1945, Pelham, New York, USA. Muldaur began performing at the folk haunts of Cambridge, Massachusetts, while a student at Boston University. He worked as a soloist at the Club 47, as well as becoming a featured member of the Jim Kweskin Jug Band. Muldaur’s 1963 debut, Sleepy Man Blues, boasted support from Dave Van Ronk and Eric Von Schmidt, a Read more

Josh White - 14% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues Folk
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joshua White, 11 February 1915, Greenville, South Carolina, USA, d. 5 September 1969, Manhasset, New York, USA. A grounding in church music stood Josh White in good stead, as it was something to which he returned at various points in a long career as a blues singer and, later, folk entertainer. He learned guitar while acting as a guide for blind street singers, and began his Read more

Jack Bruce - 13% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Symon Asher, 14 May 1943, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Bruce has utilized his brilliant bass playing to bridge free jazz and heavy rock during spells with countless musical conglomerations. As a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist he also has a great fondness for the piano, cello and acoustic bass, and is highly accomplished on all these instruments.

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Mississippi Fred McDowell - 13% match to Koerner, Ray & Glover

Genres: Blues Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 January 1904, Rossville, Tennessee, USA, d. 3 July 1972, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. A self-taught guitarist, McDowell garnered his early reputation in the Memphis area with appearances at private parties, picnics and dances. He later moved to Como, Mississippi, and was employed as a farmer until discovered by field researcher Alan Lomax in 1959. Sessions for Atlantic Record Read more


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