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Jul 28, 2012 6:12PM
Jul 29, 2012 9:41AM

...also left off the list -- Chris Smither, Tim O'Brien, Peter Mulvey, David "Goody" Goodrich...

Jul 29, 2012 9:15AM

Pretty well rounded list, but they did miss a few notables in this genre. I agree with the other poster that Amos Lee should be included, but more importantly where is Josh Ritter?  Iron and Wine comes to mind too. The one listed to check out if you haven’t heard them yet are Dawes.

Nov 20, 2013 8:40PM
The bulk of the early 60's revival have been left off the list, probably because those acts were too commercial and mere beneficiaries of those on this list.  I think when the girls were screaming for the Beatles at Idlewild, they were ecstatic that they would never have to listen to their stuff again, at least not as much. Maybe a little respect for Peter, Paul and Mary for singing at the March, but other than that..
Jul 29, 2012 3:43AM
Where is Amos Lee? This is bogus....
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Folk roots: Troubadours rise again

By Sean Nelson

As with fashion, so with pop music: Styles and sounds that seemed relegated to the distant past have a way of creeping up and becoming new and fresh again every 20-30 years. The first folk music revival, in the late '50s and early '60s, infused the culture with ... more

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