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Shirley Collins

Shirley Collins
Born: Jul 5, 1935 in Hastings, England
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Genre: Folk, World, Country, Pop/Rock
Biography: Shirley Collins, though almost unknown in the United States, was an immensely important figure in Britain's early-'60s folk revival and the golden age of British folk-rock in the late '60s and early '70s. She is one of British folk's most golden-throated vocalists, and one of its most eclectic, handling ...Read full biography
Folk Roots New Routes
Released: 1964
Label: Fledg'ling Records
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This pairing of one of British folk's finest voices (Shirley Collins) with one of the country's finest acoustic guitarists (Davey Graham) had a notable influence on the U.K. folk scene, although it eluded ...Read full review
Love, Death & the Lady
Released: 1970
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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More outstanding arrangements of medieval fare, given emotional resonance by Shirley's outstanding interpretations and Dolly's dignified, haunting arrangements for an ensemble featuring Christopher Hogwood ...Read full review
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