John Jacob Niles

John Jacob Niles (April 28, 1892—March 1, 1980) was an American composer, singer, and collector of traditional ballads. Called the "Dean of American Balladeers", Niles was an important influence on the American folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s, with Joan Baez, Burl Ives, and Peter, Paul and Mary, among others, recording his songs.

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John Jacob Niles - Biography
... Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Niles learned music theory from his mother, and began writing down folk music as a teenager ... In the 1920s, Niles began publishing music ... Niles was also a noted songwriter ...
Tradition Records - Discography - TLP Series
... TLP 1008 El Nino De Ronda The Real Flamenco 1969 TLP 1009 John Langstaff Sings American And English Folk Songs And Ballads TLP 1010 Odetta- Odetta Sings Ballads and Blues 1957 TLP 1011 American Folk Tales ... Come All Ye Fair And Tender Ladies TLP 1035 Lightnin' Hopkins Country Blues 1959 TLP 1036 John Jacob Niles An Evening With John Jacob Niles 1959 TLP 1037 Theodore Alevizos ...
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... recorded by many artists, including Artist Album Genre Year Comments John Jacob Niles American Folk Lore Vol ... Dulcimer Accompaniment, Six Favorite Folk Songs, John Jacob Niles Sings American Folk Songs, I Wonder As I Wander / Carols and Love Songs, The Best of John Jacob Niles, and The John Jacob ...

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