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Martin Carthy

Born 21 May 1941.
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Martin Carthy chats with Tom Robinson

Tom chats to English folk artist Martin Carthy, who performs 3 tracks in session.

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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 Thompson since he emerged as a young musician in the early days of the folk revival.

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  1. Review of Essential

    Essential 2011

    Reviewed by Colin Irwin
    A collection marked by the many shifting contours of his remarkable career.
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