Peter Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and social activist. He was the nephew of American war poet Alan Seeger, who died fighting with the French Foreign Legion during the Battle of the Somme in 1916.
Troubas Kater is a dialect rap-troubadour-urban-folk-pop band from Bern. The band’s rapper / singer is QC.
The High Kings is an Irish folk group formed in Dublin in 2008. The band consists of Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, and Darren Holden. By June 2016, the group had released four studio albums, two live albums, and two live DVDs. Their first three studio albums appeared at number three or higher on the Billboard world music chart, the first two went platinum in Ireland, and all of their albums charted in Ireland.
Deluxe two CD edition includes a bonus CD containing 15 additional tracks. 2016 collection from the British singer/songwriter featuring a selection of tracks from across his extensive back catalog as well as two brand new tracks. David Gray’s early music was in a contemporary folk-rock, singer-songwriter mode; his primary instrument was acoustic guitar, with occasional piano. Starting with the release of 1998’s White Ladder, Gray began to make significant use of computer-generated music to accompany his voice and acoustic instrumentation, a technique which differentiates him from many of his peers. Despite the move to more complex music, Gray has used small-scale, often home-based, recording methods and equipment and espoused a do-it-yourself approach to music production.
Jethro Tull are a British rock band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire, in 1967. Initially playing blues rock and jazz fusion, the band later developed their sound to incorporate elements of hard rock and folk to forge a progressive rock signature. The band is led by vocalist/flautist/guitarist Ian Anderson, and has featured a revolving door of lineups through the years including significant members such as guitarists Mick Abrahams and Martin Barre, keyboardist John Evan, drummers Clive Bunker, Barriemore Barlow, and Doane Perry, and bassists Glenn Cornick, Jeffrey Hammond, John Glascock, and Dave Pegg.
With Hypernova, Jiggy have pulled off that trickiest of balancing acts. An album that both encourage you out of your chair to get you dancing around the kitchen and, for those that stubbornly refuse to get up, it provides enough intricacies and subtleties to engage the armchair listener.
Peter Horton (formerly Peter Horten, * 1 September 19, 1941 in Feldsberg, Reichsgau Niederdonau as Peter Müller) is an Austrian guitarist, composer, singer and author.
“Emma Dykes has that calming energy about her that is a combination of empathy and strength – essential to being a Registered Nurse, but thankfully this also transcends through her voice and into her beautiful songs” – Golden Guitar winner Luke O’Shea