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Milton, Donald
Baggelaar, Kristin
The folk music encyclopaedia
Donald Milton
London: Omnibus Press, 1976


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  Abbott, O.J. [Oliver John] (b. 1872 d. 1962)   folksinger
  Abrahams, Doris   singer, songwriter
  Abshire, Nathan (b. 1913 d. 1981)   cajun accordionist, singer
  Acuff, Roy (Claxton) (b. 1903 d. 1992)   composer, country music singer
  Adams, Derroll (b. 1925)   singer, banjo
  Adcock, Eddie (b. 1938)   mandolin
  Alderman, Alonzo Elvis "Tony"  
  Allen, Lee (b. 1946)   bluegrass guitar, singer
  Amato, Maria (Muldaur)  
  Andersen, Eric (b. 1943)   clarinet, singer
  Anderson, Alistair (b. 1948)   concertina, concertinas
  Anderson, Kurt   country singer, guitar
  Anderson, Pink (b. 1900 d. 1974)   blues singer, guitar
  Apo, Pete  
  Ardoin, Amade (b. 1899 d. 1942 a. 1929-1935)   cajun accordionist, vocals
  Argo, Arthur   musicologist, recording artist
  Arkin, Alan (b. 1934)   cast, composer
  Armstrong, Don   singer, songwriter
  Armstrong, Frankie (b. 1941)   folksinger, social worker
  Armstrong, George (a. 1954)   dulcimer, folksinger
  Armstrong, Gerry (a. 1954)   dulcimer, folksinger
  Asch, Moe [Moses] (b. 1905 d. 1986)   editor, recording executive
  Ashby, John   fiddle, recorder
  Ashley, Clarence (b. 1895 d. 1967 a. 1920s)   mountain banjoist, singer
  Ashley, Clarence "Tom" (a. 1920s)   mountain banjoist, singer
  Auldridge, Mike (b. 1938 a. 1969)   bluegrass dobroist, singer
  Axton, Hoyt (b. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Baez, Joan (Chandos) (b. 1941)   folksinger, vocals
  Baker, Kenny [Kenneth] (b. 1926)   cy fid
  Balfa, Dewey (b. 1927)   fiddle, singer
  Balfa, Harry (b. 1931)   cajun musician
  Balfa, Rodney (b. 1934 d. 1979)   cajun musician
  Balfa, Tony (b. 1960)   cajun musician
  Barr, Ralph Taylor (a. 1966)   guitar, singer
  Beers, Bob (b. 1920 d. 1972)   folksinger
  Beers, Evelyne Christine Sauer Andresen (b. 1925)   folksinger
  Beers, Martha Christine (b. 1945)  
  Belafonte, Harry [Harold George] (b. 1927)   calypso singer, cast
  Benford, Mac   banjo
  Bibb, Leon (b. 1935)   cast, folksinger
  Bikel, Theodore (b. 1924)   cast, singer
  Boggs, Dock (b. 1898 d. 1971)   singer, banjo
  Bok, Gordon (b. 1939)   singer, guitar
  Bookbinder, Paul Roy (b. 1941)   guitar
  Botkin, Benjamin Albert (d. 1975)   folklorist, collector
  Brand, Oscar (b. 1920)   composer, lyricist
  Bromberg, David (b. 1945)   folksinger, songwriter
  Broonzy, Big Bill (b. 1893 d. 1958)   blues singer, guitar
  Burnett, Bobby (b. 1940 a. 1961-1962)   singer
  Butts, Steve (b. 1940 a. 1961-1962)   singer
  Carawan, Guy (b. 1927)   folk-revival performer, folksong collector
  Carson, Fiddling John (b. 1868 d. 1949)   pioneer hillbilly fiddle player, recording artist
  Carter, A.P. [Alvin Pleasant] (b. 1891 d. 1960)   country music singer
  Carter, Joe (b. 1927)   guitar
  Carter, June (b. 1929)   singer, autoharp
  Carter, Maybelle Addington (b. 1909 d. 1978)   country music singer, guitar
  Cash, Johnny (b. 1932)   guitar, country music singer
  Chandler, Dillard   singer, recording artist
  Chandler, Len (b. 1935)   singer, guitar
  Chapin, Harry Forster (b. 1942 d. 1981)   cast, composer
  Chatmon, Sam (b. 1897 d. 1983)   banjo, bass
  Child, Francis James (b. 1825 d. 1896)   ballad collector, scholar
  Clancy, Liam (b. 1936)  
  Clancy, Patrick (b. 1923)   fiddle
  Clancy, Tom (b. 1923 d. 1990)  
  Clayton, Paul (b. 1933)   singer, guitar
  Cleland, Jenny   bass fiddle
  Clements, Vassar (b. 1928)   country, fiddle
  Cleveland, Sara   singer, recording artist
  Clifton, Bill (b. 1931)   country music singer, piano
  Cockburn, Bruce (b. 1945)   singer, songwriter
  Cockerham, Fred   fiddle, banjo
  Cohen, Leonard Norman (b. 1934)   poet, novelist
  Collins, Judy (Marjorie) (b. 1939)   piano, singer
  Coolidge, Rita (b. 1945)   singer
  Cooney, Michael   singer, instrumentalist
  Cotten, Elizabeth "Libba" (b. 1893 d. 1987)   guitar, folksinger
  Courville, S.D. [Sady] (b. 1905 d. 1988)   singer, fiddle
  Creed, Kyle   banjo, fiddle
  Cunningham, Agnes "Sis" (b. 1909)   editor, singer
  Dane, Barbara (b. 1927)   singer, vocals
  Daniels, Chan (b. 1940 d. 1975 a. 1961-1962)   singer
  Darling, Erik (b. 1933)   singer, guitar
  Davis, Gary [Blind Gary] (b. 1896 d. 1972)   gospel singer, blues singer
  Dawson, Jim   songwriter, singer
  Delmore, Alton (b. 1908 d. 1964)   country music singer, vocals
  Delmore, Rabon (b. 1910 d. 1952)   country music singer, vocals
  Denver, John (b. 1943)   guitar, singer
  Donovan (b. 1946)   singer, songwriter
  Dorschug, Doug   guitar
  Driftwood, Jimmy (b. 1917)   country music singer, guitar
  Dyer-Bennett, Richard (b. 1913)   guitar, singer
  Dylan, Bob (b. 1941)   composer, folksinger
  Elliott, Ramblin Jack (b. 1931)   singer, songwriter
  English, Logan   singer, guitar
  Ennis, Seamus (b. 1912 d. 1982)   piper, singer
  Estes, Sleepy John (b. 1899 d. 1977)   blues singer, vocals
  Fadden, Jimmie (b. 1948)   guitar, singer
  Farina, Mimi M. (b. 1945)   composer, lyricist
  Farina, Richard (b. 1936 d. 1966)   singer, songwriter
  Ferguson, Jimmy  
  Fisher, Dave (b. 1940 a. 1961-1962)   singer, composer
  Flatt, Lester Raymond (b. 1914 d. 1979)   blues singer, vocals
  Fogelberg, Dan [Daniel Grayling] (b. 1951)   singer, songwriter
  Fowke, Edith Margaret (b. 1913)   folksong collector, writer
  Friedman, Kinky [Richard] (b. 1944)   country music singer
  Fuller, Jesse "Lone Cat" (b. 1896 d. 1976)   guitar, trombone
  Geremia, Paul   blues guitarist, ragtime guitar
  Gibson, Bob (b. 1931)   singer, guitar
  Gilfellon, Tim   guitar, vocals
  Goldstein, Kenneth S.   editor, collector
  Goodman, Steve (b. 1948 d. 1984)   singer, violin
  Gottlieb, Louis (b. 1923)   bass fiddle
  Graves, Josh   dobro, songwriter
  Greene, Joe   fiddle, composer
  Greene, Richard  
  Grossman, Stefan (b. 1945)   blues guitar, ragtime revivalist
  Guard, Dave (b. 1934 d. 1991)   singer
  Gunning, Sarah Ogan (b. 1910 d. 1983)   singer, songwriter
  Guthrie, Arlo (b. 1947)   folksinger
  Guthrie, Woody [Woodrow Wilson] (b. 1912 d. 1967)   cast, composer
  Hall, Kenny   mandolin, fiddle
  Hamilton, Frank S. (b. 1934)   banjo, composer
  Hammond, John Henry (b. 1910 d. 1987)   jazz promoter, recording executive
  Hammond, John Paul (b. 1942)   guitar, harmonica
  Handle, Johnny (b. 1935)   accordion, piano
  Hanna, Jeff (b. 1947)   guitar, singer
  Hardin, Tim (b. 1941 d. 1980)   folksinger, songwriter
  Harris, Emmylou (b. 1947)   country music singer, bandleader
  Hartford, John (b. 1937)   country and bluegrass performer, songwriter
  Hassilev, Alex (b. 1932)   banjo, keyboard
  Havens, Richie [Richard Pierce] (b. 1941)   folksinger, producer
  Hawes, Bess Lomax (b. 1921)   lyricist, singer
  Hays, Lee (b. 1914 d. 1981)   arranger, singer
  Heaney, Joe (b. 1920 d. 1984)   folksinger
  Henderson, Hamish   folklorist, collector
  Henske, Judy (b. 1942)   cast, folksinger
  Hester, Carolyn (b. 1937)   folksinger, guitar
  Hickerson, Joe (b. 1935)   librarian, singer
  Hinton, Sam (b. 1917)   singer, vocals
  Holcomb, Roscoe (b. 1913)   singer, banjo
  Hooker, John Lee (b. 1917)   blues singer, vocals
  Hopkins, Al  
  Hopkins, Lightnin' (b. 1912 d. 1982)   blues singer, guitar
  House, Son [Eddie James] (b. 1902 d. 1988)   blues singer, blues guitar
  Houston, Cisco [Gilbert Vandine] (b. 1918 d. 1961)   folksinger, vocals
  Hurt, Mississippi John [John Smith] (b. 1893 d. 1966)   blues singer
  Ian, Janis (b. 1951)   singer, vocals
  Ives, Burl (b. 1909)   cast, folksinger
  Jackson, Aunt Molly (b. 1880 d. 1960)   folksinger
  Jackson, Mahalia (b. 1911 d. 1972)   gospel singer, vocals
  James, Skip (b. 1902 d. 1969)   blues singer, vocals
  Jarrell, Tommy [Thomas Jefferson] (b. 1901 d. 1985)   Appalachian fiddler, banjo
  Jefferson, Blind Lemon (b. 1897 d. 1930)   country bluesman
  Johnson, Larry (b. 1938)   banjo, piano
  Kazee, Buell (Hilton) (b. 1900 d. 1976)   singer, vocals
  Keith, Bill [William Bradford] (b. 1939)   banjo
  Kennedy, Norman (b. 1933)   folksinger
  Kershaw, Doug (b. 1936)   country music singer, fiddle
  Kessinger, Clark (b. 1896 d. 1975)   banjo, singer
  Kessinger, Luches (b. 1906 d. 1944)   guitar
  Killen, Louis (b. 1934)   folksinger
  Kirby, Beecher "Pete" (b. 1911 a. 1930s)   dobro, folksinger
  Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass   folksinger, guitar
  Koken, Walt   fiddle
  Kristofferson, Kris (b. 1936)   cast, composer
  Kunkel, Bruce (b. 1948)   guitar, singer
  Kweskin, Jim (b. 1940)   guitar, singer
  La Farge, Peter (b. 1931 d. 1965)   singer, guitar
  Ledbetter, Huddie (b. 1885 d. 1949)   songster, vocals
  Lehrer, Tom [Thomas Andrew] (b. 1928)   composer, lyricist
  Lejeune, Angelas   cajun accordionist
  Lightfoot, Gordon (Meredith) (b. 1939)   singer, songwriter
  Lilly, Everett (b. 1923)   singer
  Lilly, Mitchell (b. 1921)   singer
  Lipscomb, Mance (b. 1895 d. 1976)   blues singer, guitar
  Lomax, Alan (b. 1915)   folklorist
  Lomax, John Avery (b. 1875 d. 1948)   folklorist, folk music collector
  Lunsford, Bascom Lamar (b. 1882 d. 1973)   singer, vocals
  Lyman, Mel  
  Lyn, Glen  
  Macarthur, Margaret Crowl (b. 1928)   singer, autoharp
  MacColl, Ewan (b. 1915 d. 1989)   singer, songwriter
  Macon, Uncle Dave (b. 1870 d. 1952)   banjo, country music singer
  Makem, Tommy (b. 1932)   singer, songwriter
  McAuliffe, Leon [William Leon] (b. 1917 d. 1988)   steel guitar, vocals
  McBride, Owen   folksinger
  McCoy, Charlie [Charles R.] (b. 1941)   harmonica, singer
  McCurdy, Ed [Edward Potts] (b. 1919)   folksinger, songwriter
  McDowell, Fred (b. 1904 d. 1972)   bluesman, vocals
  McDowell, Wilcil  
  McEuen, John (b. 1945)   guitar, banjo
  McGarrigle, Anna (b. 1944)   folksinger
  McGarrigle, Kate (b. 1946)   folksinger
  McGee, Dennis (b. 1893 d. 1989)   cajun fiddler, singer
  McGee, Kirk (b. 1899 d. 1983)   banjo, country music fiddler
  McGee, Sam (b. 1894 d. 1975)   country music guitar, guitar
  McGhee, Brownie (b. 1915)   banjo, cast
  McKenzie, Scott (b. 1944)   singer, songwriter
  McLauchlan, Murray (Edward) (b. 1948)   singer, songwriter
  McLean, Don (b. 1945)   composer, lyricist
  Melanie (b. 1947)   singer, songwriter
  Millar, George  
  Millar, Joe  
  Millar, Will  
  Mitchell, Chad (b. 1939 a. 1962-1963)   folksinger
  Mitchell, Howard [Howie] (b. 1932)  
  Mitchell, Joni (b. 1943)   composer, lyricist
  Monroe, Bill (Smith) (b. 1911)   country music singer, mandolin
  Monroe, Charlie (b. 1903 d. 1975)   bluegrass guitar, vocals
  Muddy Waters (b. 1915 d. 1983)   blues singer, vocals
  Muldaur, Geoff (b. 1940)   blues/rock/folk/gospel country singer/sw
  Muldaur, Maria (b. 1943)   singer, vocals
  Newbury, Mickey [Milton S.] (b. 1940)   singer, vocals
  Newman, Randy (b. 1943)   composer, lyricist
  Niles, John Jacob (b. 1892 d. 1980)   folksinger, folksong collector
  Ochs, Phil [Philip David] (b. 1940 d. 1976)   folksinger, songwriter
  Odetta (b. 1930)   folksinger, guitar
  Ohrlin, Glenn (b. 1926)   singer, guitar
  Paton, Caroline  
  Paton, Sandy  
  Patterson, Ina (b. 1929)   country music singer
  Patterson, Ray (b. 1926)   country music singer
  Paxton, Tom [Thomas Richard] (b. 1937)   folksinger, songwriter
  Phillips, Bruce "Utah" (b. 1935)   folksinger, songwriter
  Phillips, John (Edmund Andrew) (b. 1935)   composer, flute
  Potts, Bob   fiddle
  Prine, John (b. 1946)   folksinger, vocals
  Proffitt, Frank (Noah) (b. 1913 d. 1965)   banjo maker, singer
  Raitt, Bonnie (b. 1949)   blues singer, guitar
  Rector, John  
  Reed, Henry   fiddle
  Reynolds, Malvina (b. 1900 d. 1978)   writer of political songs
  Richard, Fritz  
  Rinzler, Ralph (b. 1934)   singer, mandolin
  Ritchie, Jean (b. 1922)   singer, dulcimer
  Robeson, Paul (b. 1898 d. 1976)   bass-baritone, cast
  Robinson, Earl Hawley (b. 1910 d. 1991)   songwriter, conductor
  Rodgers, Jimmie [James Charles] (b. 1897 d. 1933)   country music guitar, vocals
  Ronstadt, Linda [Maria Linda] (b. 1946)   cast, singer
  Ross, Colin   fiddle
  Rush, Tom (b. 1941)   folksinger, guitar
  Sainte-Marie, Buffy [Beverly]   singer, guitar
  Sandburg, Carl August (b. 1878 d. 1967)   author, composer
  Scruggs, Earl (b. 1924)   banjo, country and western singer
  Sebastian, John (b. 1944)   armonica a bocca, composer
  Seeger, Mike [Michael] (b. 1933)   folksinger, violin
  Seeger, Peggy [Margaret] (b. 1935)   folksinger, guitar
  Seeger, Pete [Peter R.] (b. 1919)   Dirigent, folksinger
  Silber, Irwin (b. 1925)   editor, author
  Silverstein, Shel [Shelby] (b. 1932)   composer, librettist
  Sky, Pat [Patrick] (b. 1940)   singer, instrumentalist
  Smith, Arthur "Guitar Boogie" (b. 1921)   singer, guitar
  Smothers, Richard (b. 1938)   actor, singer
  Smothers, Thomas (b. 1937)   actor, singer
  Spivey, Queen [Victoria Regina] (b. 1906 d. 1976)   blues singer, vocals
  Stanley, Carter Glen (b. 1925 d. 1966)   bluegrass singer
  Stanley, Ralph Edmond (b. 1927)   bluegrass singer
  Stewart, John (b. 1939)   singer, songwriter
  Stracke, Win (b. 1908)   singer, guitar
  Terry, Sonny (b. 1911 d. 1986)   book seller, cast
  Thompson, Leslie (a. 1966)   guitar, trumpet
  Traum, Happy [Harry] (b. 1939)   folksinger
  Travis, Merle (Robert) (b. 1917 d. 1983)   country music singer, guitar
  Trott, Steve (b. 1940 a. 1961-1962)   singer
  Turner, Big Joe (b. 1911 d. 1985)   jazz bluesman
  Tyson, Ian (Dawson) (b. 1933)   composer, songwriter
  Tyson, Sylvia (b. 1940)   composer, singer
  Van Ronk, Dave (b. 1936)   singer, guitar
  Vayle, William (a. 1669)   organ
  Wakefield, Frank (b. 1934)   librettist, mandolin
  Walker, Jerry Jeff (b. 1942)   composer, country music singer
  Warner, Frank (b. 1903)   singer, guitar
  Watson, Doc (b. 1923)   country music singer, guitar
  Weissman, Dick [Richard] (b. 1935 a. 1961)   folksinger
  West, Hedy (b. 1938)   singer, banjo
  Wheeler, Billy Edd (b. 1932)   librettist, lyricist
  White, Josh [Joshua Daniel] (b. 1915 d. 1969)   blues singer, gospel singer
  Williams, Hank (b. 1923 d. 1953)   country music singer, guitar
  Wills, Bob [James Robert] (b. 1905 d. 1975)   composer, violin
  Wiseman, Mac (b. 1925)   country music singer, guitar
  Yarbrough, Glenn (b. 1930)   singer

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