Bridget St. John

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Tags: folk singer-songwriter british folk female vocalists 60s Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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England. St. John was one of the first acts to be signed to Dandelion Records, the independent label inaugurated by BBC disc jockey John Peel in 1969. Her debut Ask Me No Questions, was a folksy selection, but the artist’s deep, assured voice compensated for the occasionally immature lyrics. John Martyn, who contributed guitar on two of the tracks, donated an original composition, ‘Back To Stay’, to St. John’s second album. This excellent collection confirmed the promise of her debut; string and woodwind sections added a pastoral effect and enhanced the cultivated, yet gentle, atmosphere. Her third release, Thank You For, featured several folk rock musicians, as well as Tim Renwick, Willie Wilson and Bruce Thomas from the group Quiver.

St. John then moved outlets to Chrysalis Records for 1974’s Jumblequeen. This, her most commercial and acclaimed offering, was produced by Ten Years After bass player Leo Lyons, but...

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