100 LOVING MEMORY

This page is dedicated to those who will always be remembered for their contribution to the folk scene. It's our way of thanking each and every one of them

1.   Cecil Sharp - Song collector, died in London,1924

2.   Peter Bellamy - Member of The Young Tradition, died in Keighley, 1991

3.   Fred Jordan - Traditional singer, died in Ditton Priors, 2002

4.   Jake Thackray - Satirical songwriter, died in Monmouth 2002

5.   Les Ward - Boggery Folk Club, died East Midlands Airport, 2013

6.   Harry Cox - Norfolk traditional singer, died in Catfield, 1971

7.   Johnny Silvo - Folk entertainer, died in Norway, 2011

8.   Johnny Cunningham, Scottish fiddle player, died in New York, 2003

9.   Fred Wedlock - Folk entertainer, died in Bath, 2010

10.  Dave Van Doorn - Toad Hall Folk Club, died in Essex, 2004

11.   Royston Wood - Member of The Young Tradition, carr accident, 1990

12.  Dave Cartwright, Midlands singer/songwriter, died 2017

13.  Sydney Carter - Composer of Lord Of The Dance, died in London, 2004

14   Al Sealey - Member of Cosmotheka, died in 1999

15.   Woody Guthrie - US folk legend, died in New York, 1967

16.   Sandy Denny - pioneer of electric folk music, died in London, 1978

17.   Martin Lamble - Fairport Convention drummer, died on M1, 1969

18.   Kate McGarrigle - Canadian folk singer/songwriter, died Montreal, 2010

19.   Nick Drake - Songwriter, died in Tanworth in Arden, 1974

20.   John Martyn - Songwriter, died in Ireland, 2009

21.   Hamish Imlach - Scottish folk entertainer, died in Motherwell, 1996

22.   Cyril Tawney - West Country singer, died in Exeter, 2005

23.   Tony Capstick - BBC Presenter & folk entertainer, died in Sheffield, 2003

24.   Matt McGinn - Scottish singer/songwriter, died in Glasgow, 1977

25.   Bert Jansch - folk guitar legend, died in London, 2011

26.   John Renbourn - folk guitar legend, died in Hawick, 2015

27.   Bob Copper - Copper Family legend, died 2004

28.   Tim Hart - Member of Steeleye Span, died in Spain, 2009

29.   Hamish Henderson - Scottish singer/writer, died in Edinburgh, 2002

30.   Walter Pardon - Norfolk singer, died in Swafield, 1997

31.   Colin Scot, Scotty, - folk entertainer, died in 2005

32.   Stan Hugill, traditional singer, died in 1992

33.   Steve Goodman, US songwriter, Cambridge Folk Festival legend, died 1984

34.   Alex Campbell, Scottish folk legend & entertainer, died in Denmark, 1987

35.   Ewan MacColl - Radio Ballads composer, died in London 1989

36.   Kirsty MacColl - Singer, died in Mexico, 2000

37.   Tony Rose, Traditional singer , died in 2002

38.   Joe Stead, Traditional singer & Kimbers Men, died in Ireland, 2017

39.   Brenda Wootton, Cornish traditional singer, died in Penzance, 1994

40.   Seamus Ennis, Irish musician, died in Ireland, 1982

41.   Dominic Behan - Irish songwriter, died in Glasgow 1989

42.   Bobby Bragg - Cropredy Folk Festival compere, died 2016

43.   Gerry Rafferty - Scottish songwriter, died in Stroud, 2011

44.   Davey Graham - Guitar legend, died in London, 2008

45.   AL Lloyd - Traditional singer, died in Greenwich, 1982

46.   Jackson C Frank - singer/songwriter,died in Massachusetts, 1999

47.   Trevor Lucas - Member of Fotheringay, died in Sydney, 1989

48.   Jon Rennard, English traditional singer, died in 1971

49.   Adrienne Johnston - Member of Johnstons with Paul Brady, died in US 1981

50.   Sam Larner - Norfolk traditional singer, died in 1965

51.   Alex Atterson, founder of Norwich Folk Festival, died in 1996

52.   Steve Benbow - English traditional musician, died in London, 2006

53.   Isla Cameron - Scottish traditional singer, died in Islington, 1980

54.   Sylvia Kelly - Castle Hedingham Folk Club, 

55.   Jim Croce - US singer/songwriter, died in Louisiana, 1973

56.   Danny Kyle - Scottish traditional singer, died in Paisley, 1998

57.   Wally Whyton - TV entertainer, died in London, 1997

58.   Cliff Aungier - Half Moon Folk Club, Putney, died in Croydon, 2004

59.   Harry Boardman - Lancashire traditional singer, died in 1987

60.   Johnny Collins - English traditional singer, died in Poland,2009

61.   Martin Windsor, Troubadour Folk Club, death details unknown

62.   Pete Seeger - US folk legend, died in New York, 2014

63.   All The legendary Clancy Brothers have passed away

64.   Richard Farina - US folksinger, died in California, 1996

65.   Roy Williamson - Member of The Corries, died in Forres, 1990

66.   Roger Brookes - English singer/songwriter, died in London, 1992

67.   Hedy West - US songwriter & banjo player, died in New York, 2005

68.   Malcolm Price - Folk guitarist, died in 2008

69.   Mike Seeger - US traditional musician, died in Virginia, 2009

70.   Mississippi John Hurt - ragtime guitarist, died in Grenada, 1966

71.   John Pearse - Hold Down a Chord author, died in Germany, 2008

72.   Luke Kelly - Member of The Dubliners, died in Dublin, 1984

73.   Rev Gary Davis - Blues legend, died in New Jersey, 1972

74.   Roy Bailey - English traditional singer, died in Sheffield, 2018

75.   Alan Bell - Blackpool singer/songwriter, died 2019

76.   Alex McEwan - Scottish folk singer, died in Ayrshire, 2008

77.   John Wright - Contemporary folk singer, died 2008

78.   Robin Hall - Scottish TV folksinger, died in Glasgow, 1998

79.   Bill Caddick - Lancashire singer/songwriter, died in 2018

80.   Vin Garbutt - Teesside folk legend, died in 2017

81.   Liam O'Flynn - Irish musician, died in Dublin, 2018

82.   Ronnie Gilbert - US folksinger, died in California, 2015

83.   Maggie Boyle - UK traditional folk musician, died in London, 2014

84.   Jean Ritchie - US folksinger, died in Kentucky, 2015

85.   Karl Dallas - British folk journalist, died in Bradford, 2016

86.   Fred Woods, creator of Folk Review, death details unknown

87.   Blind Blake - guitarist who inspired Ralph McTell, died in Wisconsin, 1934

88.   Maartin Alcock - Fairport Convention musician, died in 2018

89.   Johnny Jones, Cropredy Festival co-ordinator, died 2009

90.   Jo Lustig - Manager of Richard Thompson & Ralph McTell,died 1999

91.   Nat Joseph - creator of Transatlantic Records, died in London, 2005

92.   John Hartford - US songwriter & clog dancer, died in Nashville, 2001

93.   Cy Grant - TV folksinger, died in London, 2010

94.   Leadbelly - Blues guitarist, died in New York, 1949

95.   Dorris Henderson - vocalist with John Renbourn, died in London, 2005

96.   Tommy Makem - Irish musician, died in New Hampshire, 2007

97.    Alan Hull - Member of Lindisfarne, died in Newcastle, 1995

98.   Billy Pigg - Northumbrian piper, died in 1968

99.   Trevor Grills - Member of Fisherman's Friends, died in Guildford, 2013

100.  Cliff Hall - Member of The Spinners, died in 2008