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Ewan MacColl

Ewan MacColl
Born: Jan 25, 1915 in Salford, England
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Died: Oct 22, 1989 in England
Genre: Folk, World
Biography: Ewan MacColl may well have been the most influential person in the British folk song revival. From his early manhood until his death in 1989, he remained passionately committed to folk, though not exclusively; he was also a poet, playwright, organizer, activist, songwriter, husband, and father. MacColl ...Read full biography
Blow Boys Blow
Released: 1960
Label: Tradition
Critics' Rating:
A phenomenal collection of sea shanties and sailing songs performed by two of Great Britain's most outstanding musicologists. MacColl recorded a great deal during his career, which is fortunate, though ...Read full review
English/Scottish Popular Ballads
Released: 1956
Label: Riverside Records
Critics' Rating:
This nine-album set, edited by Kenneth S. Goldstein and performed by MacColl and A.L. Lloyd, is the first systematic attempt to record a representative sampling of the Child canon of ballads in a traditional ...Read full review
More Ewan MacColl albums: Main Albums (59), Compilations (17)
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