Eric Bogle
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David Hudson
Archie Roach
Keith Urban
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The Band
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Bruce Cockburn
Leonard Cohen
The Cottars
Bonnie Dobson
The Duhks
Fred Eaglesmith
Kathleen Edwards
Stephen Fearing
David Francey
Great Big Sea
Norm Hacking
Sarah Harmer
The Hidden Cameras
Veda Hille
Ian & Sylvia
James Keelaghan
Reid Jamieson
Mary Jane Lamond
Gordon Lightfoot
Ashley MacIsaac
Buddy MacMaster
Natalie MacMaster
Rita MacNeil
Kate and Anna McGarrigle
Loreena McKennitt
Lynn Miles
Trevor Mills
Joni Mitchell
Jory Nash
Faith Nolan
The Paperboys
Evalyn Parry
Po' Girl
Garnet Rogers
Stan Rogers
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Jonathan Seet
Ron Sexsmith
Rae Spoon
Christian Tobin
Lucie Blue Tremblay
The Wailin' Jennys
Loudon Wainwright III
Jesse Winchester
Neil Young


La Bolduc
La Bottine Souriante
Le Rêve du Diable


Paul Brady
Mary Black
Luka Bloom
The Bothy Band
Karan Casey
The Chieftains
The Clancy Brothers
Liam Clancy
De Danann
The Dubliners
Seamus Egan
Energy Orchard
Seamus Ennis
Brian Finnegan
Flogging Molly
Lisa Hannigan
Martin Hayes
Rosena Horan
Hothouse Flowers
The Johnstons
Dolores Keane
Bap Kennedy
Frankie Kennedy
Sinéad Lohan
Tommy Makem
Michael McGoldrick
Christy Moore
Máire Ní Chathasaigh
Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh
Maura O'Connell
Sally Oldfield
The Pogues
Damien Rice
Sharon Shannon
Davy Spillane
Patrick Street
The Waterboys (Ireland/Scotland)
Wolfe Tones
Andy White

New Zealand

Bic Runga

United Kingdom


Harvey Andrews
Joan Armatrading
Frankie Armstrong
Badly Drawn Boy
Roy Bailey
Peter Bellamy
Jon Boden
Billy Bragg
Anne Briggs
Vashti Bunyan
Eliza Carthy
Martin Carthy
Shirley Collins
Christine Collister
Pete Cooper
Harry Cox
Andy Cutting
Sandy Denny
Lonnie Donegan
Nick Drake
Edward II
Emmy the Great
Fairport Convention
Vin Garbutt
Davey Graham
David Gray
Clive Gregson
John Wesley Harding
Roy Harper
Boo Hewerdine
Robyn Hitchcock
Ashley Hutchings
Bert Jansch
Nic Jones
Wizz Jones
William Kimber
John Kirkpatrick
Seth Lakeman
Chris Leslie
A.L. Lloyd
Kirsty MacColl
John Martyn
Iain Matthews
Ralph McTell
Simon Nicol
Old Swan Band
Beth Orton
Maddy Prior
John Renbourn
Kate Rusby
Martin Simpson
Steeleye Span
John Spiers
Cat Stevens
Dave Swarbrick
June Tabor
Joe le Taxi
Richard Thompson
Teddy Thompson
Scan Tester
Lal Waterson
Norma Waterson
The Watersons
Roger Wilson
Chris Wood
The Young Tradition


Sandra Kerr
Andy May
Billy Pigg
Jock Purdon
Kathryn Tickell
The Witches of Elswick


Tom Anderson
Aly Bain
Battlefield Band
Martyn Bennett
Eric Bogle
The Corries
Johnny Cunningham
Phil Cunningham
Gordon Duncan
Archie Fisher
Ray Fisher
Dick Gaughan
Alistair Hulett
Jim King
The Incredible String Band
Bert Jansch
James Mackintosh
The McCalmans
Ewan MacColl
Karine Polwart
Alasdair Roberts
Silly Wizard
The Tannahill Weavers
Linda Thompson
Simon Thoumire


Mary Hopkin
Siân Phillips

The Dixie Chicks - and how they upset the American right

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Eliza Carthy with 'Rough Music' - putting the 'babe' into English folk music.
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Joanna Newsom's 'Ys' album - putting harp music into the mainstream. Buy it here.

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United States


Clarence Ashley
Joe Bethancourt
Dock Boggs
Guy Carawan
Sara Carter
Stoney Cooper
Hazel Dickens
Tommy Jarrell
Wilma Lee
Bascom Lamar Lunsford
New Lost City Ramblers
Uncle Charlie Osborne
Jean Ritchie
Sam Rizzetta
Loraine Wyman

U.S. General

Derroll Adams
The Almanac Singers
Beth Amsel
An Angle
Eric Andersen
Joan Baez
Devendra Banhart
The Beau Brummels
Dan Bern
Theodore Bikel
Billy Pilgrim
Hugh Blumenfeld
Dock Boggs
Gordon Bok
Bryan Bowers
Kate Brislin
Chuck Brodsky
Jonatha Brooke
The Brothers Four
Greg Brown
Tim Buckley
Buffalo Springfield
Brewer & Shipley
The Byrds
Andrew Calhoun
Edie Carey
Eva Cassidy
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Dave Carter
Caitlin Cary
Chad Mitchell Trio
Tracy Chapman
The Chenille Sisters
Vic Chesnutt
Frank Christian
Meg Christian
Paul Clayton
Slaid Cleaves
Judy Collins
Lui Collins
Shawn Colvin
Elizabeth Cotten
Jim Croce
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Mike Cross
Catie Curtis
Barbara Dane
Grey DeLisle
Kris Delmhorst
Iris DeMent
John Denver
Ani DiFranco
disappear fear
Alix Dobkin
Antje Duvekot
Bob Dylan
Cliff Eberhardt
Eddie from Ohio
Cass Elliot
Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Mark Erelli
John Fahey
Richard & Mimi Fariña
Melissa Ferrick
Holly Figueroa
Cathy Fink
The Flying Burrito Brothers
Steve Forbert
Jeffrey Foucault
Four Bitchin' Babes
Bob Franke
Donavon Frankenreiter
Debbie Friedman
Gaia Consort
Mary Gauthier
Bob Gibson
Ronnie Gilbert
Vance Gilbert
Eliza Gilkyson
Vince Gill
Joe Glazer
Steve Goodman
John Gorka
Tracy Grammer
The Grateful Dead
Green Mistletoe
Jackie Greene
Patty Griffin
Nanci Griffith
Arlo Guthrie
Sarah Lee Guthrie
Woody Guthrie
Kristen Hall
Kristy Hanson
Jack Hardy
Jesse Harris
Richie Havens
Lee Hays
Priscilla Herdman
Carolyn Hester
Sara Hickman
The Highwaymen
Ubaka Hill
David Holt
Holy Modal Rounders
Cisco Houston
Brodie Foster Hubbard
Janis Ian
Indigo Girls
Iron & Wine
Burl Ives
The Jayhawks
Ella Jenkins
Jim & Jean
Freedy Johnston
Si Kahn
Christine Kane
Lucy Kaplansky
The Kennedys
Barbara Kessler
Jennifer Kimball
Charlie King
The Kingston Trio
The Klezmatics
Leo Kottke
Peter La Farge
Ray LaMontagne
Bruce Langhorne
Patty Larkin
Christine Lavin
Julius Lester
Jeffrey Lewis
The Limeliters
Alan Lomax
Laura Love
The Lovin' Spoonful
Lullaby for the Working Class
The Mamas & The Papas
Roger Manning
Marcy Marxer
Willy Mason
John McCutcheon
Country Joe McDonald
Brownie McGhee
Lori McKenna
Bill Miller
Roger Miller
Moby Grape
Alastair Moock
Dawn Xiana Moon
Bill Morrissey
Moxy Früvous
Maria Muldaur
Peter Mulvey
Holly Near
Fred Neil
The New Christy Minstrels
Carrie Newcomer
Joanna Newsom
Nickel Creek
The Nields
Conor Oberst
Phil Ochs
Gram Parsons
Tom Paxton
Ellis Paul
Alice Peacock
Peter, Paul & Mary
Utah Phillips
Wally Pleasant
Rose Polenzani
Cat Power
John Prine
Chris Pureka
Toshi Reagon
Rebecca Riots
Malvina Reynolds
The Ritchies
Josh Ritter
The Roches
Sally Rogers
The Rooftop Singers
Jack Rose
Josh Rouse
Tom Rush
The Sandpipers
Claudia Schmidt
Mike Seeger
Peggy Seeger
Pete Seeger
The Serendipity Singers
Colleen Sexton
Martin Sexton
Linda Shear
Richard Shindell
Michelle Shocked
Judee Sill
Simon & Garfunkel
Langhorne Slim
Fred Small
Elliott Smith
Michael Peter Smith
Mindy Smith
Stephan Smith
Chris Smither
Phoebe Snow
Faith Soloway
Regina Spektor
Bill Staines
Jody Stecher
Sufjan Stevens
The Story
Sweet Honey in the Rock
The Tarriers
James Taylor
Livingston Taylor
Luke Temple
Rosie Thomas
Artie Traum
Happy Traum
The Turtles
Two Nice Girls
Uncle Bonsai
Jay Ungar
Dave Van Ronk
Townes Van Zandt
Suzanne Vega
Violent Femmes
Voices on the Verge
M. Ward
Washington Squares
The Weavers
Gillian Welch
Susan Werner
Floyd Red Crow Westerman
Cheryl Wheeler
Erica Wheeler
Josh White
David Wilcox
Dar Williams
Lucinda Williams
Victoria Williams
Cris Williamson
Wishing Chair
Denison Witmer
Kate Wolf


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Seamus Egan
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