Judy Dyble

Genres: Folk
Tags: music i might like female vocalists progressive folk canterbury scene fairport convention Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 2000s
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13 February 1949, London, England. Singer-songwriter Dyble took her first steps in the music business with north London folk band Judy And The Folkmen. In 1967, she joined Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol, Richard Thompson and Martin Lamble in Fairport Convention. Dyble left library school to tour with the future giants of English folk rock, singing lead and harmony vocals and playing autoharp, and was present for the recording of their debut single, ‘If I Had A Ribbon Bow’, and the same year’s self-titled album. She parted company with Fairport Convention a year later and immediately joined her boyfriend Ian McDonald in Giles, Giles, Fripp, McDonald And Dyble. She recorded a number of tracks with this unit (later compiled on the 2001 release The Brondesbury Tapes), but departed before it evolved into King Crimson. Her next move was to collaborate with Irish singer-songwriter Jackie McAuley in Trader Horne, a short-lived unit that released the neglected...

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