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FOLK MUSICIANS ON THIS PAGE: LEYLA MCCALLA * JEAN RITCHIE * RICHARD & LINDA THOMPSON * I’M WITH HER (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, & Aoife O’Donovan) * TEXAS  TORNADOS * MANDOLIN ORANGE * RHIANNON GIDDENS [RETURN TO FOLK MUSICIANS INDEX]


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


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

 


Not affiliated with Hilary Clinton’s campaign:

I’m With Her is a band featuring Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan.


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



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).

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