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Black Twig Pickers - 83% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Roscoe Holcomb - 81% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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1911, Daisy, Kentucky, USA, d. 1981, USA. Although for his first 60 years he rarely strayed far beyond the bounds of the small town in which he was born, Holcomb became very highly regarded in the world of traditional Appalachian folk music. Indeed, it might well be that his decision to remain in this one place was a factor that not only determined his obscurity but also his Read more

Blind Alfred Reed - 78% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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15 June 1880, Floyd, Virginia, USA, d. 17 January 1956. Born blind, but gifted with a fine singing voice, Reed, who was a very religious man, learned to play fiddle as a means of making a living. After marrying, he raised six children and spent most of his life around Princeton, West Virginia. He played on street corners and with other musicians for local dances. He also had Read more

Charlie Poole - 77% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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22 March 1892, Alamance County, North Carolina, USA, d. 21 May 1931. A talented five-string banjo player who, because of a childhood hand injury, played in a thumb and three-fingered picking style that was later further developed by Earl Scruggs. In 1917, Poole teamed up with fiddle player Posey Rorer (b. 22 September 1891, Franklin County, Virginia, USA, d. March 1935) and Read more

Dock Boggs - 77% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s
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Moran Lee Boggs, 7 February 1898, Norton, Virginia, USA, d. 7 February 1971. Boggs was known for his unusual banjo style, which he learned from a black musician in Virginia. The technique involved a lower tuning of the banjo. Despite Boggs’ interest in music, his devoutly religious wife frowned on music as a profession, so he continued playing as a hobby. Boggs had reco Read more

Mike Seeger - 77% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ralph Stanley - 77% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ralph Edmond Stanley, 25 February 1927, Big Spraddle Creek, near Stratton, Dickenson County, Virginia, USA. Over the years, Stanley’s style of banjo playing has been copied by many young musicians and he has become respected (like Bill Monroe) as one of the most important artists in the popularization of bluegrass music.Stanley first started perf Read more

The Carter Family - 77% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Carter Family have become known as country music’s first family and are responsible for several songs such as ‘Wildwood Flower’ and ‘Keep On The Sunny Side’ becoming country standards. The original three members of the Carter Family were A.P. Carter (Alvin Pleasant Delaney Carter, 15 December 1891, Maces Springs, Scott County, Virginia, USA, d. 7 Read more

John Hartford - 76% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Cowan Harford, 30 December 1937, New York City, New York, USA, d. 4 June 2001, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. A child prodigy, Harford was raised in St. Louis, and mastered the fiddle by the time he was 13. He then turned to banjo and dobro, and later played rock guitar in the clubs and honky tonks of St. Louis and Memphis. After leaving university, he worked at several job Read more

The Dixie Bee-Liners - 76% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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The Holy Modal Rounders - 76% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This esoteric US folk rock act revolves around the songwriting talents of Peter Stampfel (29 October 1938, Wauwautosa, Wisconsin, USA) and Steve Weber (b. 22 June 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA). This on/off partnership was first established in New York’s Greenwich Village. The two musicians shared a passion for old-time music and unconventional behaviour, and to Read more

Uncle Earl - 76% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 2000s
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Michigan, USA-based folk artists Jo Serrapere and KC Groves (Katherine Groves, 15 March 1971, Dearborn, Michigan, USA) founded Uncle Earl in 2000, merging contemporary stylings with bluegrass, folk, and old-time string band music. Along with singer Tahmineh Gueramy, they self-released their 2002 debut, She Went Upstairs, produced by bluegrass veteran Sally Van Meter. Subseq Read more

Old Crow Medicine Show - 75% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
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Bill Monroe - 74% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Smith Monroe, 13 September 1911, on a farm near Rosine, Ohio County, Kentucky, USA, d. 9 September 1996, Springfield, Tennessee, USA. The Monroes were a musical family; his father, known affectionately as Buck, was a noted step-dancer, his mother played fiddle, accordion and harmonica, and was respected locally as a singer of old-time songs. Among the siblings, elder Read more

Rev. J.M. Gates - 71% match to Strange Creek Singers

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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