Folk Musicians

England’s First Family of Folk Music, Waterson:Carthy

Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer sing one of the old Child Ballads:

Written awhile ago but more relevant than ever:

Olivia Chaney:

Louisiana’s Mary Gauthier (pronounced Go-shay) wrote this country/folk song:

Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater perform the title song from the CD “Esteesee” (about STC or Samuel Taylor Coleridge). It is based on a childhood prayer, “Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John”:

English folk divas unite to sing an old, old song:

Prior also sings with the folk-rock group Steeleye Span:


Sisters from Quebec sang in English or French (as here):

This one has exquisite harmony singing: