I became interested in Folk Music back in the sixties, when somehow The Kingston Trio and Peter, Paul, and Mary broke into the mainstream with Tom Dooley and Puff, The Magic Dragon. Imagine that.....music even I could sing! It was a few years later that I picked up my sister's Gibson and taught myself those few basic chords that can play a multitude of songs. I never aspired to greatness and consider myself a "parlor or campfire" musician.
I wanted to present here some links to my favorite artists and where to find their music. Not all of these wonderful musicians have their own home page...at least I haven't been able to find one! In those cases, I have linked to pages that have some information on them.

I have discovered a long lost cousin in Canada who is a musician and folk singer.
Needless to say, my whole family is pretty excited about finding TC Pettit!
Check 'em out here:
Dave & TC

Folks Like Us Radio Show, WDET
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Eric Bogle The Chenille Sisters Deanta
Kitty Donohoe Steve Gillette
Cindy Mangsen
Great Big Sea
Priscilla Herdman Anne Hills Dan Landrum
Christine Lavin Leahy Joel Mabus
Loreena McKennitt Mustard's Retreat Aoife Ni Fhearraigh
John Prine Stan Rogers Tom Russell
Kendra Ward
Bob Bence
Cheryl Wheeler Don White

Here are some places where you can purchase Folk Music

Red House Records Rounder Records
Green Linnet Records Festival Distribution, Inc.
Vanguard Records Folkweb.com
Rediscover Folk Music Indie Pool Music

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Lil Kitty Graphics