Other Folksingers at The Troubadour
More photos by Alison Chapman McLean

Notes by Douglas Cooke and Norman Druker.

Davey Graham, the godfather of British fingerstyle-guitar, who influenced Martin Carthy, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, and, well, everybody else! Accompanied by Lou Killen, co-founder of the Folksong and Ballad club where Richard and Carolyn sang (they also stayed at Killen's mother's apartment, and regaled her with hilarious stories of heart-shaped beds in Las Vegas. Lou Killen taught Dylan the song "The Leaving of Liverpool."

Martin Carthy, another giant of the English folk scene, with Jeannie Robertson seated in the background.

Alex Campbell and Enoch Kent. Alex Campbell was at the legendary picnic near Chartres Cathedral where Richard and Mimi met. "Pack Up Your Sorrows" is featured on one of his live albums.
The McPeake Family were a clan of folksingers from Northern Ireland. The patriarch, Francis (Frankie) Mcpeake is on the far right. Other members were his sons, Frank and James, and grandchildren, Francis and Kathleen, and their cousin Tommy McCrudden. The McPeakes kept alive the tradition of uillean pipe playing. They should be well-known (but aren't) for writing the song "Will You Go, Lassie, Go," also known as "All Around The Purple Heather."

Nigel Denver, whom we saw singing with Fariņa and others on the previous page.

Dominic Behan, brother of the better-known Brendan Behan. Dominic was a singer of great traditional Irish songs, and is most famous for his song, "The Patriot Game", which Dylan adapted into "With God On Our Side."
Fariņa's friends Richard Lockmiller and Jim Connor, also known as Richard & Jim. They released albums in England (on the Folklore label) and in the U.S. (on Columbia). For Fariņa's liner notes on their album, see the Liner Notes page. This evening was their farewell concert before returning to the U.S.

The crowd watches Eric von Schmidt. The woman in the middle is Anthea Joseph, the manager of The Troubadour.

Judith Silver

Lou Killen, Martin Carthy, and assorted McPeakes.

Jeannie Robertson, accompanied by Martin Carthy and Bob Davenport. Jeannie Robertson of Aberdeen sang Scottish ballads in the traditional style, without accompaniment, and recorded with Alan Lomax.

Nigel Denver and Bob Davenport, with Diz Disley in the background. The latter was the leader of an old-timey string band that recorded a live album At the White Bear in 1958.

Redd Sullivan, accompanied by Martin Carthy. Sullivan and Carthy were both members of the Thameside Four.

Redd Sullivan and Martin Winsor. They recorded several albums as a duo, including Martin Winsor and Redd Sullivan, Hosts Of The Troubadour (1971).
Janet Reynolds, a friend of Richard from those days. Ethan Signer's left hand is visible.

Once again, many thanks to Alison Chapman McLean for her historic photos, and to Jim McLean, Norman Druker, Jonathan Shear, Ginni Little, and Louis Killen for valuable information.

For more information on The Troubadour and the London folk scene, see Dazzling Stranger: Bert Jansch and the British Folk and Blues Revival, by Colin Harper (Bloomsbury, 2000).

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