Martin Carthy

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by Martin Carthy

Biography

21 May 1941, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England. Carthy began his career as an actor but in 1959 became a skiffle guitarist and singer with the Thameside Four. He made his first solo recording on the 1963 Decca Records collection Hootenanny In London, singing ‘Your Baby ’As Gone Down The Plug Hole’, later revived by Cream. By now, Carthy was recognized as a virtuoso folk guitarist and was resident at London’s top folk club the Troubadour and most of the others that sprung up... Read more

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folk
british folk
traditional folk
english folk
singer-songwriter
seen live
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