The group, formed in San Francisco in the early 1950s, placed 17 singles on the US chart between 1958 and 1963, of which the first, 'Tom Dooley,' became their signature.
The peerless troubadour passed away on 29 January 2009, soon after being appointed an OBE.
After more than a quarter-century of recording, the British singer-guitarist made the UK album top 30 as a solo artist for the first time, with 'Mirror Blue.'
Born in a basement venue in London, the “nu-folk” movement staged a British folk-rock revival that reacted “to the way things have been going”.
With their ‘What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World’ album, The Decemberists took a more free-form approach to “see what happened”.
The singer's final album in her first spell with Fairport Convention became a folk music cornerstone.
Icelandic folk-rock outfit Of Monsters and Men recently stopped by Australian radio station Triple J where they covered Post Malone’s No.1 hit ‘Circles’.
The Woody Guthrie Centre will present 'This Land is Your Land: A Celebration of 80 Years' in New York on 23 February.
Endlessly underrated, Hardin wrote some of the most beautiful and enduring songs of his day, including the endlessly-covered 'If I Were A Carpenter' and 'Reason To Believe.'
Denny was one of Britain’s finest vocal talents, and the aura around her has only enhanced since her passing.
It’s better to burn out than to fade away… but sometimes a band does neither. After decades on the road, the oldest bands in music history still bring the noise.
The writer-guitarist discusses his ninth solo studio album, a record on which he reaches well beyond the folk-roots base of his latter-day work.
Erudite, unafraid of asking the big questions, and ever evolving to follow her creative muse, Laura Marling is the natural successor to Joni Mitchell.
Drawing upon an array of styles, ‘Grace And Danger’ was a cathartic, sometimes painfully intimate exploration of the breakdown of John Martyn’s marriage.
The posthumously-released ‘From A Basement On The Hill’ is Elliott Smith’s boldest record. Arriving in the shadow of his death, the album glows with life.