Shirley Collins

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Shirley Elizabeth Collins MBE (born 5 July 1935) is an English folk singer who was a significant contributor to the English Folk Revival of the 1960s and 1970s. She often performed and recorded with her sister Dolly, whose accompaniment on piano and portative organ created unique settings for Shirley's plain, austere singing style.[1]

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Shirley Collins
Birth nameShirley Elizabeth Collins
Born (1935-07-05) 5 July 1935 (age 88)
Hastings, Sussex, England
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar, banjo, dulcimer
Years active1955–1979, 2014–present

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