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A.L. Lloyd

A.L. Lloyd
Born: Feb 1, 1908 in London, England
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Died: Sep 29, 1982 in Greenwich, London, England
Genre: Classical, Folk, World
Biography: A.L. Lloyd is probably not the name that comes to mind first when the subject of English folk music comes up -- at least not for anyone under the age of 40. As a singer, collector of folk songs, and arranger, however, Lloyd is one of the most important 20th century figures in English folk music, in many ...Read full biography
English Drinking Songs
Released: 1998
Label: Topic Records
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A collection of songs from widely differing periods and places, all sung (with vocal backup from an unnamed group) by the inimitable A.L. Lloyd, who also annotated the pieces. Some of the pieces are presented ...Read full review
Folk Music of Albania
Released: 1994
Label: Topic Records
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Sandwiched between Yugoslavia and Greece, part Christian and part Muslim, Albania is a tiny land with a rich and ancient musical culture. These are fine recordings by A.L. Lloyd of songs, dances, and instrumentals, ...Read full review
More A.L. Lloyd albums: Main Albums (11), Compilations (4)
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