The singer's final album in her first spell with Fairport Convention became a folk music cornerstone.
The £1 million fighting fund would protect hundreds of British grassroots venues.
Felix was an important figure on the folk scene from the 1960s onwards and a familiar face on British TV.
From subversive subject matter to affairs of the heart, the best female songwriters are often the most insightful, as this list proves.
Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff and Paul Simon are among the artists who will perform remotely tonight, amid the Luck Reunion festival’s cancellation.
Often branded as simply a country singer-songwriter, Axton’s music actually branched out into styles as disparate as folk, blues and even garage-rock, and he preferred not to be readily pigeonholed by genre.
The Anglo-Irish female quintet's single 'Break The Rules' precedes the album 'Shadows On the Moon,' out on 5 June.
Western swing trio Hot Club Of Cowtown are also featured on the bill for the summer jaunt.
It’s perhaps safest to say that Fairport Convention hasn’t just influenced English folk-rock, even if in all its glory they have enhanced it beyond belief. What this standout band has done is...
Either/Or stands as a devastatingly beautiful record and widely regarded as Elliot Smith’s best work.
The final album recorded during Nick Drake’s lifetime, ‘Pink Moon’ is stark and foreboding – but traces of hope can be found in its lyrics.
In the UK, the album of the same name has debuted atop the Official Charts Company's Americana Albums chart.
The collective came to belated international fame after appearing on Paul Simon's 'Graceland,' and won a total of five Grammys.
Cat Stevens was the epitome of the singer songwriter, with certified triple platinum albums Tea for the Tillerman and Teaser and the Firecat.
The Decemberists will celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band by hitting the road this summer for their North American tour.
A major voice and arguably the most distinctive of all American artists in the post-Elvis Presley era, Bob Dylan’s work has inspired, delighted, perplexed and divided opinion over six decades of recording...