The Great Folk Discography, Volume 1: Pioneers & Early Legends (Paperback)

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An essential purchase for all lovers of folk music, the first volume of The Great Folk Discography trilogy examines the early folk legends and pioneers. 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.

About the Author


Martin C. Strong has compiled discographies for around30 years, including The Great Metal Discography, The Great Alternative and Indie Discography, The Great Psychedelic Discography and The Great Rock Discography, now in its seventh edition (all published by Canongate). He has three daughters and lives in Falkirk."
Product Details
ISBN: 9781846971419
ISBN-10: 1846971411
Publisher: Polygon
Publication Date: November 1st, 2010
Pages: 627
Language: English