Isla Cameron

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    Through Bushes and Briars and Other Songs of the British Isles (Remastered)

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        Isla Cameron was one of a quartet of key figures in England's postwar folk song revival -- and to give a measure of her importance, the other three were Ewan MacColl, A.L. Lloyd, and Alan Lomax. Her public singing career began quite by accident; she was a member of a theater workshop run by Joan Littlewood, who was then the wife of Ewan MacColl (1915-1989), when she and MacColl met backstage. They began a long friendship and professional relationship, and MacColl helped secure C... Read more

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