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Ashley Hutchings - 58% match to The Watersons

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 January 1945, Southgate, Middlesex, England. ‘Tyger’ Hutchings long and distinguished musical career includes being a founding member of three of the UK’s most influential folk acts. Hutchings first played with guitarist Simon Nicol in the Ethnic Shuffle Orchestra before, in 1967, the duo formed Fairport Convention with Richard Thompson, Iain Matthews, Mart Read more

John Kirkpatrick - 51% match to The Watersons

Genres: Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 August 1947, Chiswick, London, England. Kirkpatrick is often held to be the master player of the accordion, melodeon and the concertina. Having spent some time in the early Steeleye Span line-up, he went on to tour and record with a veritable who’s who of the folk rock establishment, in particular Ashley Hutchings, Richard Thompson and Martin Carthy, and also performs Read more

John Renbourn - 40% match to The Watersons

Genres: Blues Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 August 1944, Marylebone, London, England. Renbourn received his first guitar at the age of 13, insisting on the present because he wished to emulate the singing cowboys he had seen in American movies. After a brief dalliance with classical music he turned his attention to folk. Having flirted with various part-time electric bands (including the blues-inclined Hogsnort Rupe Read more

The Young Tradition - 37% match to The Watersons

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of the leading practitioners of the English folk revival, the Young Tradition was formed in 1964 by Heather Wood (vocals), Royston Wood (1935, d. 8 April 1990; vocals, tambourine) and Peter Bellamy (b. Peter Franklyn Bellamy, 8 September 1944, Bournemouth, Dorset, England, d. 24 September 1991; guitar, concertina, vocals). The trio continued the oral harmony tradition of Read more

Sandy Denny - 27% match to The Watersons

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

Amazing Blondel - 26% match to The Watersons

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
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