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Kirsty MacColl - 100% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 October 1959, England, d. 18 December 2000, Mexico. The daughter of the celebrated folk singer Ewan MacColl, Kirsty enjoyed success in her own right as an accomplished songwriter and pop vocalist. Originally signed to Stiff Records as a 16-year-old after they heard her singing with punk outfit the Drug Addix, she was most unfortunate not to secure a massive hit with the e Read more

Dar Williams - 96% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Dorothy Snowden Williams, 19 April 1967, Mount Kisco, New York, USA. Singer-songwriter Dar Williams first gained exposure by playing tiny church halls and cramped coffee houses on the small-town Massachusetts folk circuit. Her debut album, The Honesty Room, was released by Grapevine Records in 1995 and attracted immediate critical acclaim. Billboard magazine featured William Read more

Beth Orton - 90% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Elizabeth Caroline Orton, 14 December 1970, East Dereham, Norfolk, England. Beth Orton pulled off the unlikely task of making folk-influenced music hip among mid-90s clubbers. Her early musical heroes were artists such as Neil Young, Rickie Lee Jones and Joni Mitchell, but by her teens she was more interested in an acting career than in being a singer. However, when William Read more

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Indigo Girls - 89% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US duo comprises Amy Ray (12 April 1964, Decatur, Georgia, USA; vocals/guitar) and Emily Saliers (b. 22 July 1963, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; vocals/guitar), who had met aged 10 and 11 while at school in Decatur, Georgia, USA. Soon they started to perform together, initially as the B Band, then Saliers And Ray. Their first cassette, Tuesday’s Children, mainly con Read more

John Martyn - 89% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Iain David McGeachy, 11 September 1948, New Malden, Surrey, England. McGeachy grew up with musically minded parents and at the age of 17, and now known as John Martyn, started his professional career under the guidance of folk artist Hamish Imlach. The long, often bumpy journey through Martyn’s career began when he arrived in London, where he was signed instantly by the Read more

Tom McRae - 85% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Jeremy Blackall, 1976, Essex, England. One of several highly-talented UK singer-songwriters to emerge in the new millennium, McRae’s political edge adds a welcome dimension to the genre in its contemporary form. The son of two practising vicars, McRae left his native Essex to attend university in London where he studied politics and was a member of several unsuccessful Read more

Suzanne Vega - 82% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 July 1959, Santa Monica, California, USA. Vega is a highly literate singer-songwriter who found international success in the late 80s and early 90s. Having moved with her parents to New York City at the age of two, Vega studied dance at the High School for the Performing Arts (as featured in the Fame television series) and at Barnard College, singing her own material in N Read more

Natalie Merchant - 79% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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26 October 1963, Jamestown, New York, USA. Having originally sung in a church choir, Merchant joined the highly regarded 10, 000 Maniacs in 1981 while studying at Jamestown Community College in New York. She would eventually leave that band over a decade later in 1992, three years before she made her solo bow. Merchant self-evidently relished the control afforded her by this Read more

Shawn Colvin - 77% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Shanna Colvin, 10 January 1956, Vermillion, South Dakota, USA. A singer-songwriter in the tradition of her teen idol Joni Mitchell, Colvin was of considerable age before she recorded her first songs. Backed by fellow guitarist and songwriting partner John Leventhal (later a collaborator with Marc Cohn), her debut pulled together arresting material with an understated approac Read more

Aimee Mann - 75% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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8 September 1960, Richmond, Virginia, USA. Having begun performing with the punk-inspired Young Snakes, Aimee Mann achieved recognition during the mid-80s as the lead vocalist of the critically acclaimed ’Til Tuesday. Frustrated with the industry trying to push a more mainstream approach - and suggesting that writers outside the band should contribute material - Mann le Read more

Paula Cole - 74% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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5 April 1968, Rockport, Massachusetts, USA. Singer-songwriter Cole launched her career with the spirited, persuasive Harbinger set for Imago Records in July 1994. Among several notable tracks was the high-impact single, ‘I Am So Ordinary’, which forcefully dealt with Cole’s low self-esteem problems. However, its potential impact was scuppered when Imago lost i Read more

Erin McKeown - 73% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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15 October 1977, Fredricksburg, Virginia, USA. One of a growing number of US singer-songwriters who refuse to be limited by rigid musical categorisations, McKeown’s songs draw on a wide spectrum of traditional American styles. She learned to play piano, guitar, and drums as a youngster, and was writing her own material in her early teens. It was while studying Ethnomusi Read more

Eliza Gilkyson - 72% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1950, Hollywood, California, USA. Singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson has enjoyed a long if not always fruitful career, although by the start of the new millennium she had begun to reap some much deserved critical and commercial acclaim.Gilkyson is from a musical family, with her late father, the noted performer and songwriter Terry Gilkyson enjoying a U Read more

Jill Sobule - 69% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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3 July 1961, Denver, Colorado, USA. A singer-songwriter who has frequently been compared with Tori Amos, Sobule studied international affairs at the University of Colorado but dropped out to concentrate on a career in music. She made a low-key debut in 1990 with Things Here Are Different, which was produced by Todd Rundgren. A second album, produced by Joe Jackson, was lost Read more

Ani Difranco - 68% match to Thea Gilmore

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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23 September 1970, Buffalo, New York State, USA. Prolific feminist singer-songwriter Ani (pronounced Ah-nee) DiFranco began performing at the age of nine, establishing her independence by living on her own from the age of 15 onwards. She released her initial recordings on her own Righteous Babe Records in 1990, quickly cultivating an identity through her visual appearance (p Read more


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