In the 1960s and ‘70s, folk singer Anne Briggs sang a repertoire of traditional ballads with a striking and startling voice throughout the British Isles, earning near universal acclaim in the process. Though she had an influential and vocal chorus of supporters, she was apparently less interested in trying to make a career of music and after tentatively moving into singer-songwriter material, dropped out of the music scene entirely.
Anne Patricia Briggs was born in Toton, Nottinghamshire (in the East Midlands) on 29th September 1944, about 30 miles from the famous Sherwood Forest shire wood of Robin Hood fame, appropriate for someone who would later gravitate toward age-old traditional music and a pastoral... Read More
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Folk, British Isles Folk, Traditional British Isles