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Martin Carthy (born 21 May 1941) is an English folk singer and guitarist who has remained one of the most influential figures in British traditional music, inspiring contemporaries such as Bob Dylan and Paul Simon and later artists such as Richard Thompson since he emerged as a young musician in the early days of the folk revival.

He was born in Hatfield and grew up in Hampstead, North ... more »

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  • In the past, the English tried to impose a system wherever they went. They destroyed the nation's culture and one of the by- products of their systemisation was that they destroyed their own folk cult...
    Martin Carthy (b. 1941), British folk singer, musician. Interview in Guardian (London, December 29, 1988).
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