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The band Shirley Collins was founded in 1935. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Hastings. Generally, music journalists would define Shirley Collins’s style within the genre/s of folk music, and other rock music.

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Anne Briggs

Anne Patricia Briggs (born 29 September 1944) is an English folk singer. Although she travelled widely in the 1960s and early 1970s, appearing at folk clubs and venues in England and Ireland, she never aspired to commercial success or to achieve widespread pub... [wikipedia]
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Nic Jones

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June Tabor

June Tabor (born 31 December 1947 in Warwick, England) is an English folk singer known for her solo work and her earlier collaborations with Maddy Prior and with the Oyster Band.... [wikipedia]
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Martin Carthy

Martin Carthy MBE (born 21 May 1941) is an English folk singer and guitarist who has remained one of the most influential figures in British traditional music, inspiring contemporaries such as Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, and later artists such as Richard Thompso... [wikipedia]
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Ewan Maccoll

James Henry Miller (25 January 1915 – 22 October 1989), better known by his stage name Ewan MacColl, was a British folk singer, songwriter, labour activist and actor.... [wikipedia]
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Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span are an English folk rock band formed in 1969. Still active today, they are, along with Fairport Convention, amongst the best known acts of the British folk revival, and were among the most commercially successful, thanks to their hit singles "Gau... [wikipedia]
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Bridget St John

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Sandy Denny

Alexandra Elene MacLean Denny (6 January 1947 – 21 April 1978) was an English singer-songwriter who was lead singer of the British folk rock band Fairport Convention. She has been described as "the pre-eminent British folk rock singer".After briefly working wi... [wikipedia]
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Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention are a British folk rock band, formed in 1967 by Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Simon Nicol (guitar, vocals), Ashley Hutchings (bass guitar), and Shaun Frater (drums, percussion), with Frater replaced by Martin Lamble after their first g... [wikipedia]
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The Pentangle

Pentangle (or The Pentangle) are a British folk-jazz band with an eclectic mix of folk, jazz, blues and folk rock influences. The original band was active in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and a later version has been active since the early 1980s. The origina... [wikipedia]
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Shirley Collins & Dolly Collins

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Odetta Holmes (December 31, 1930 – December 2, 2008), known as Odetta, was an American singer, actress, guitarist, lyricist, and a civil and human rights activist, often referred to as "The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement". Her musical repertoire consisted ... [wikipedia]
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Shirley & Dolly Collins

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The Incredible String Band

The Incredible String Band (sometimes abbreviated as ISB) were a British psychedelic folk band formed by Clive Palmer, Robin Williamson and Mike Heron in Edinburgh in 1966. The band built a considerable following, especially in the British counterculture, nota... [wikipedia]
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Jean Ritchie

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Bert Jansch

Herbert Jansch (3 November 1943 – 5 October 2011) was a Scottish folk musician and founding member of the band Pentangle. He was born in Glasgow and came to prominence in London in the 1960s, as an acoustic guitarist, as well as a singer-songwriter. He recorde... [wikipedia]
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What Genre is Shirley Collins?

Shirley Collins genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Shirley Collins. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of folk music, and other rock music.

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