Hedy West

Born 6 April 1938. Died 3 July 2005
Hedy West
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1938-04-06
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Hedy West

Hedy West Biography (Wikipedia)

Hedy West (April 6, 1938 – July 3, 2005) was an American folksinger and songwriter.

West belonged to the same generation of folk revivalists as Joan Baez and Judy Collins. Her most famous song "500 Miles" is one of America's most popular folk songs. She was described by the English folk musician A. L. Lloyd as "far and away the best of American girl singers in the [folk] revival."

Hedy West played the guitar and the banjo. She played both clawhammer style and a unique type of three-finger picking that exhibited influences outside of bluegrass and old-time, such as blues and jazz.

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There'll Be No Distinction
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Three Friends
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Single Girl
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Single Girl
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Queen Jane
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Queen Jane
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Young Edmund
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Young Edmund
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Sally Carter
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Sally Carter
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Little Sadie
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Little Sadie
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Joe & Jack [Give My Love To Nell]
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Joe & Jack [Give My Love To Nell]
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Once I Had An Old Grey Mare
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Once I Had An Old Grey Mare
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The Uncloudy Day
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The Uncloudy Day
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Shady Grove
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Shady Grove
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Trad: Frankie Silvers
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Trad: Frankie Silvers
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Trad: The Cruel Mother
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Trad: The Cruel Mother
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Little Matty Groves
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Little Matty Groves
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Gambling Man
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Gambling Man
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Trad: Lee Tharin's Bar Room
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Trad: Lee Tharin's Bar Room
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Trad: The Sheffield Apprentice
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Trad: The Sheffield Apprentice
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The Foggy Dew
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The Foggy Dew
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Blow Ye Gentle Winds
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Blow Ye Gentle Winds
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Mattie Groves
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Mattie Groves
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Barbara Allen
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Barbara Allen
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Polly
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Polly
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The Cruel Mother
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The Cruel Mother
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