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Willie Taylor
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The Bonnets of Bonnie Dundee
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The Kerry Recruit
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The Rising of the Moon
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The Swapping Song

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Singer/songwriter Richard Dyer-Bennet was among the leading performers of the folk music renaissance of the early '40s. A classically trained talent with a pitch-perfect, high lyric tenor, he was also an uncompromising proponent of creative rights, even founding his own highly influential independent record label. Born October 6, 1913, in Leicester, England, Dyer-Bennet and his family soon moved to British Columbia, finally settling in Berkeley, California, in 1923. Influenced b... Read more

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