MBE (born 21 May 1941) is an English folk singer and guitarist who has remained one of the most influential figures in British traditional music, inspiring contemporaries such as Bob Dylan and Paul Simon and later artists such as Richard Thompson since he emerged as a young musician in the early days of the folk revival.
Martin Carthy turns 70 On the eve of his 70th birthday, the singer and guitarist Martin Carthy talks about tradition, family ? and why subversion is at the heart of English folk music The cliff walk along North Yorkshire's wild, ...
[ChronicleLive] - Dogan has appeared in sketches on national television (Omid Djalili show) and on stage with artists including Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy, Steve Knightly, Jon Boden and Jon Spiers and in he was runner-up in the BBC Young Folk Awards.
[Telegraph.co.uk] - Simon and Garfunkel learnt the traditional English ballad from folk legend Martin Carthy, whose own, pared-down recording is also a classic. The Fair of the title was a two-month-long event, held in Scarborough each summer from the Middle Ages until
[Whitby Today] - Brass and folk acts booked to appear over the weekend of Saturday 13 August and Sunday August 14 include: The Fairey (Geneva) Band, Desford Band, Bellowhead, The Demon Barber Roadshow, Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick. The news comes just weeks after
[Philadelphia Daily News] - Also, a really big bunch of talents - including surprise high point Scarlett Johansson (with "One Whole Hour"), Antony, Ben Harper, Norah Jones, Bob Weir, Judy Collins, Carly Simon, Devendra Banhart and Martin Carthy - are singing new songs by J. Ralph