The ubiquitous Wizz Jones

The folk legend Wizz Jones is is the Zelig of the British folk and blues scene. He’s in his 70s now and has played with almost everyone without ever becoming famous himself.

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A dozen great (English) folk records

The criteria: sung in English, by performers that broadly speaking made their careers in England, and broadly singing the folk catalogue, allowing for self-written songs and songs from other traditions. And no compilations.