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Louis Killen

Louis Killen has been played on NTS shows including The NTS Guide to…, with Heave Away My Johnny first played on 31 January 2017.

(10 January 1934 – 9 August 2013) Louisa Jo Killen (né Louis Killen) was one of the most widely influential musicians of the folk revival and a key voice of English traditional song. She was a hard-core, unadulterated folksinger whose passionate delivery was matched by a deep and wide-ranging knowledge of the songs and the working people who made them.

Born and raised in the heart of the industrial North East of England, she came early to a love of…

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Heave Away My Johnny
Lou Killen
Topic Records1964
Heave Away My Johnny
Lou KillenTopic Records1964
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The Waters Of Tyne
Isla Cameron, Lou Killen
Prestige International1962
The Waters Of Tyne
Isla Cameron, Lou KillenPrestige International1962
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The Collier's Rant
Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin Ross
Topic Records1962
The Collier's Rant
Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin RossTopic Records1962
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Derwentwater's Farewell
Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin Ross
Topic Records1968
Derwentwater's Farewell
Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin RossTopic Records1968
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The Blackleg Miners
Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin Ross
Topic Records1968
The Blackleg Miners
Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin RossTopic Records1968
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All For Me Grog
Louis Killen, Jeff Warner, Gerret Warner, Fud Benson
Collector Records1977
All For Me Grog
Louis Killen, Jeff Warner, Gerret Warner, Fud BensonCollector Records1977
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Jolly Roving Tar
Louis Killen, Jeff Warner, Gerret Warner, Fud Benson
Collector Records1977
Jolly Roving Tar
Louis Killen, Jeff Warner, Gerret Warner, Fud BensonCollector Records1977
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Rolling Down To Old Maui
Louis Killen, Jeff Warner, Gerret Warner, Fud Benson
Collector Records1977
Rolling Down To Old Maui
Louis Killen, Jeff Warner, Gerret Warner, Fud BensonCollector Records1977
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