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.
Martin Carthy - Interview with Jools Holland
In the BBC studio Jools Holland chats with UK folk singer/songwirter Martin Carthy. Martin talks about some of his musical influences.
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