Dolly Collins

British folk musician. Born 6 March 1933. Died 22 September 1995
Dolly Collins
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1933-03-06
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Dolly Collins

Dolly Collins Biography (Wikipedia)

Dorothy Ann Collins (6 March 1933 – 22 September 1995), was an English folk musician, arranger and composer. She was the older sister of Shirley Collins.

Born in Hastings, Sussex (now East Sussex), she grew up in an artistic, socialist, folk singing family. She learned the piano at school, and then studied with composer Alan Bush while taking odd jobs in London, including working as a bus conductor. In the mid-1960s she began working with her sister Shirley, who was establishing a reputation as a leading folk singer. She arranged some of Shirley's songs and, on the album Sweet Primeroses, accompanied her on portative organ.

Further work with Shirley followed: Shirley said "You could launch yourself off on a Dolly arrangement." In 1968 they produced the album Anthems in Eden, commissioned by BBC Radio and written for a six-piece early music consort directed by David Munrow, and regularly toured together. Dolly also worked as a musician and arranger with other singers and bands, including The Incredible String Band on The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter (1967), Matthews' Southern Comfort on their debut album (1969), and Peter Bellamy on the ballad opera The Transports (1977).

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Dolly Collins Tracks

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Whitsun Dance; The Staines Morris
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Whitsun Dance; The Staines Morris
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Nellie the Milkmaid
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Nellie the Milkmaid
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Just as the tide was flowing
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Just as the tide was flowing
Shirley Collins
Death & The Lady
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Death & The Lady
Shirley Collins
Gilderoy
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Gilderoy
Shirley Collins
Polly On The Shore
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Polly On The Shore
Shirley Collins
Plains Of Waterloo
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Plains Of Waterloo
Shirley Collins
Glenlogie
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Glenlogie
Shirley Collins
The Outlandish Knight
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The Outlandish Knight
Shirley Collins
Are You Going To Leave Me?
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Are You Going To Leave Me?
Shirley Collins
Rockley Firs/Sweet Jenny Jones
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Rockley Firs/Sweet Jenny Jones
Trad, Dolly Collins, Shirley Collins, Early Music Consort of London & David Munrow
My Bonny Cuckoo
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My Bonny Cuckoo
The Young Tradition
The Cherry Tree Carol (feat. Shirley Collins & Dolly Collins)
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The Cherry Tree Carol (feat. Shirley Collins & Dolly Collins)
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