Find out more about the greatest British Folk Singers, including George Ezra, Marcus Mumford, James Blunt, Cat Stevens and Nick Drake.
Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
17 February 1991
Singer
Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948
Singer-songwriter

Cass ElliotCass Elliot
19 September 1941
Singer

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

James BluntJames Blunt
22 February 1974
 

George EzraGeorge Ezra
07 June 1993
Singer-Songwriter
Richard ThompsonRichard Thompson
03 April 1949
Musician, Singer-Songwriter

Laura MarlingLaura Marling
01 February 1990
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer

John MartynJohn Martyn
11 September 1948
Singer
Sandy DennySandy Denny
06 January 1947
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter

Al StewartAl Stewart
05 September 1945
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter
Lianne La HavasLianne La Havas
23 August 1989
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Songwriter,

Lonnie DoneganLonnie Donegan
29 April 1931
Singer

Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
01 April 1946
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist

Cerys MatthewsCerys Matthews
11 April 1969
Singer

Scott HutchisonScott Hutchison
20 November 1981
Singer
Rebecca PidgeonRebecca Pidgeon
10 October 1965
Actress

Jack SavorettiJack Savoretti
10 October 1983
Singer, Pianist

Beth GibbonsBeth Gibbons
04 January 1965
Singer

Peter SarstedtPeter Sarstedt
10 December 1941
Singer
Vashti BunyanVashti Bunyan
1945 AD
singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter, guitarist

Steve TilstonSteve Tilston
26 March 1950
Singer-songwriter
Jake ThackrayJake Thackray
27 February 1938
Singer-songwriter, Poet

Ella EdmondsonElla Edmondson
22 January 1986
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist

Dana GillespieDana Gillespie
30 March 1949
Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Bob RobertsBob Roberts
 

Maddy PriorMaddy Prior
14 August 1947
Singer
PassengerPassenger
17 May 1984
musician, singer-songwriter, singer

Phil CoulterPhil Coulter
19 February 1942
Musician, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist

John TamsJohn Tams
16 February 1949
Actor, Songwriter, Singer, Record producer,
Lucy RoseLucy Rose
 

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Mike HardingMike Harding
23 October 1944
Comedian, Songwriter
Teddy ThompsonTeddy Thompson
19 February 1976
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist

Kate RusbyKate Rusby
04 December 1973
Singer

Anne BriggsAnne Briggs
29 September 1944
Singer

Thea GilmoreThea Gilmore
25 November 1979
Singer, Singer-songwriter
Lauren AquilinaLauren Aquilina
 
June TaborJune Tabor
31 December 1947
Singer

Julie DriscollJulie Driscoll
08 June 1947
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Actor

Tara BlaiseTara Blaise
01 March 1975
Singer

Mike WatersonMike Waterson
16 January 1941
Musician
Louis KillenLouis Killen
10 January 1934
Singer

Andy IrvineAndy Irvine
14 June 1942
 

Bob CopperBob Copper
06 January 1915
Singer