Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Folk music loses a great

Kate McGarrigle, a national treasure of Canada and of folk music in general.

-- Badtux the Folkie Penguin


  1. Discovering Kate and Anna McGarrigle's debut album in a record store in the mid 70's is one of the hihglights of my musical life. It's a well worn piece of vinyl that has given me much pleasure in the three decades since. It's sad to think of that wonderful voice now stilled.

  2. And Mama of the talented Wainwright kids, something I often forget. Not only did she make a tremendous contribution, she leaves an amazing legacy.


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