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The Great Folk Discography Volume 1
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ISBN:
9781846971419
Categories
Popular Music & Culture, Reference
Imprint
Polygon
Publication Date
01 November 2010
Format
PB
Status
CU
Publisher
Birlinn Limited
Extent
672

The Great Folk Discography Volume 1

Pioneers & Early Legends
by Martin C. Strong - Find out more about the author

"For folk music’s most important decades (read: up to the late 70s), this is the only place where you can glean full single and album discographies, with release dates, chart placings, track listings, label and catalogue info, and artist biographies for every entry. *****" - Record Collector

Over 500 entries with expansive biographies - incorporating more than 2,000 album reviews and comprehensive discographies - for the world’s best folk musicians. Artists featured include pre-war folk legends Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, The Weavers, Pete Seeger; from the 1950s/1960s Folk Revival, Ewan MacColl, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, The Byrds, Donovan and Joni Mitchell; and from the 1960s and 1970s, The Incredible String Band, Fairport Convention, Bert Jansch, Steeleye Span, John Martyn, Nick Drake and many, many more.

Martin C. Strong is the author of several books, includingThe Great Rock Discography and The Great Psychedelic Discography. He has been researching and compiling discographies for thirty years. He has three daughters and lives in Falkirk.