UK Folk / Celtic (Reference)

Includes some celtic folk music from the US.

The reference list includes records that have been obtained and/or rated (in blue) as well as many other records that have been recommended from various sources.


Albion Dance Band [1976– ]

Altan [1983– ]

Tom Anderson

Ar Log [1978– ]

Frankie Armstrong (1941– )

Aly Bain (1946– )

Patrick Ball (1950– )

The Battlefield Band [1976– ]

Beans on Toast (1980– )

Peter Bellamy (1944–91)

Mary Black (1955– )

Luka Bloom (1955– )

Blowzabella [1982– ]

Eric Bogle (1944– )

The Bothy Band [1975–1979]

The Boys of the Lough [1973– ]

Paul Brady (1947– )

Brass Monkey

Anne Briggs (1944– )

Vashti Bunyan (1945– )

Joe Burke

Kevin Burke

Capercaillie [1984– ]

Liz Carroll

Eliza Carthy (1975– )

Martin Carthy (1940– )

Michael Chapman (1941– )

Cherish the Ladies

The Chieftains [1965– ]

The Clancy Brothers

Clannad [1973– ]

Michael Coleman (1891–1945)

Shirley Collins (1935– )

Christine Collister (1961– )

Rita Connolly

Phil Coulter (1942– )

John Cunningham

Phil Cunningham

Jackie Daly

Shaun Davey

De Danann

The Deighton Family

Sandy Denny (1947–78)

Johnny Doran (1907–50)

Nick Drake (1948–74)

The Dubliners [1965– ]

Seamus Ennis (1919–82)

Fernhill [1996– ]

Fiddlers Five [1991– ]

Archie Fisher

Cilla Fisher (1952– )

Ray Fisher

The Fisher Family

Fotheringay [1970– ]

Alasdair Fraser

The Fureys

Dick Gaughan (1948– )

Davey Graham (1940– )

Eve Graham (1943– )

Great Big Sea [1992– ]

Clive Gregson (1955– )

Heather Heywood

Noel Hill

The House Band

Alan Hull (1945–95)

Ashley Hutchings (1945– )

Incredible String Band [1966– ]

Andy Irvine (1942– )

Bert Jansch (1943– )

Nic Jones

Wizz Jones

Cathy Jordan

Dolores Keane

Paddy Keenan

The Kennedys [1995– ]

Kila [1998– ]

Alison Kinnaird (1949– )

John Kirkpatrick

Leahy

Sam Lee (1980– )

Jez Lowe (1956– )

Ewan MacColl (1915–89)

Ruth Mackenzie

Talitha MacKenzie

Dougie MacLean (1954– )

Tony MacMahon

Natalie MacMaster (1973– )

Catherine-Anne MacPhee

Magical Strings [1981– ]

Tommy Makem (1932– )

John Martyn (1948– )

Iain Matthews (1946– )

John McCormack (1884–1945)

Billy McComiskey

Arty McGlynn

Susan McKeown

Ralph McTell (1944– )

Christy Moore (1945– )

Matt Molloy

Willie Morrison

Mouth Music [1991–1995]

Martin Mulhaire

Mumford and Sons [2009– ]

Triona Ni Dhomhnaill

Oyster Band [1987– ]

Frank Patterson

Pentangle

Planxty [1972–1983]

Karine Polwart

Maddy Prior (1947– )

Rare Air

Jean Redpath (1937–2014)

John Renbourn (1944– )

Bonnie Rideout (1962– )

Kate Rusby

The Russell Family

Bridget St. John

Tommy Sands

Schooner Fare [1978– ]

Shooglenifty

Sìleas

Silly Wizard [1976–1989]

Martin Simpson (1953– )

Solas

Davy Spillane (1959– )

Steeleye Span [1970– ]

Andy M. Stewart (1952– )

Alan Stivell (1944– )

Rod Stradling

Dave Swarbrick (1941– )

June Tabor (1947– )

The Tannahill Weavers [1976– ]

Tempest [1991– ]

Linda Thompson (1948– )

Richard Thompson (1949– )

Kathryn Tickell

The Unthanks [2009– ]

Norma Waterson

Waterson / Carthy [1995– ]

The Watersons

John Whelan

Robin Williamson (1943– )

Wolfstone [1991– ]

The Young Tradition

Various Artists


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