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FOLK MUSICIANS ON THIS PAGE: LEYLA MCCALLA * JEAN RITCHIE * RICHARD & LINDA THOMPSON *  FAIRPORT CONVENTION * PENTANGLE * I’M WITH HER (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, & Aoife O’Donovan) * TEXAS  TORNADOS * MANDOLIN ORANGE * RHIANNON GIDDENS * TIM HARDIN * RUTHIE FOSTER  * NIAMH PARSONS  [NEXT PAGE]

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Appalachian Mountain music from Jean Ritchie, singer & dulcimer player:

 


British folk-rock couple divorced soon after this terrific album came out:

 

An earlier album:

 


Fairport Convention’s Sandy Denny sings; Richard Thompson plays guitar:

 



Not affiliated with Hilary Clinton’s campaign:

 

I’m With Her is a band featuring (as pictured below) Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan and Sara Watkins.

 


Doug Sahm (formerly of Sir Douglas Quintet), Freddy Fender, and accordion virtuoso Flaco Jimenez perform one of their Tex-Mex hits live:

 


 

Cover of an early Bob Dylan song:

 

The background is real:

 


Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and “Nashville” based her lyrics for this song (see below) on a 19th-century slave’s memoir. This is an excerpt from an episode of the PBS series “David Holt’s State of Music” (Season 1).

 


60s folk singer wrote his own tunes:

 

 

This has to be one of the odder pairings in folk music history:


Ruth Foster & Jorma Kaukonen (of Jefferson Airplane & Hot Tuna) perform an acoustic version of a David Crosby tune:


Great Irish singer performs here in English:

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