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Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band

Maddy Prior and The Carnival Band have been teaming up since 1982 to revive interest in traditional carols and hymns and 18th century drinking songs. The band and Maddy Prior of course have their own separate projects and only work together from time to time. For more information see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maddy_Prior. (c.f. Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band.)

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Robin Mitchell

Robin is currently based in Bristol, UK, where he writes and records music in a wide range of styles. He fronts a new Bristol rock outfit called Absent Me!, and has been linked to the secretive electro-pop artist Mystery White Boy. http://robinmitchell.bandcamp.com
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Ricky Tomlinson

Ricky Tomlinson (born September 26, 1939) is an English actor, born in Blackpool but a long-time resident of Liverpool. Before turning to acting, he worked as a building site plasterer for many years, becoming involved in trade union politics and activism. In 1972, having joined the flying pickets in a building workers dispute in Shrewsbury he was sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of 'conspiracy to intimidate' as one of the so-called "Shrewsbury Two" (with Des Warren)...

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Anonymous 4

Anonymous 4 is a female quartet, based in New York City. Their main performance genre is music, although they have also premiered works by living composers such as John Tavener and Steve Reich. Anonymous 4 has performed in cities throughout North America, and have been regulars at major international festivals. They decided to make the 2003-2004 season their last as a full-time recording and touring ensemble, although special projects (such as their Gloryland CD and their "Long Time Traveling" Tour) continue to bring them together on occasion.

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Mindy Smith

Mindy Smith (born June 1, 1972 on Long Island, New York) is an American singer-songwriter. Mindy rose to fame in 2003 when she was the first artist signed to contribute to the Dolly Parton tribute album Just Because I'm a Woman: Songs of Dolly Parton, on which she sang a cover of Parton's classic "Jolene". Later Dolly Parton followed by adding backing vocals to a new mix of the song, which was then featured on Smith's debut album that was released in January 2004, One Moment More.

Read more about Mindy Smith on Last.fm.

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