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Ewan MacColl

Person  Male  Born 25/1/1915  Died 22/10/1989

Folk singer, songwriter, dramatist, Marxist. Born James Miller in Salford, Lancashire. Three wives: theatre director Joan Littlewood, movement teacher Jean Newlove (with whom he had Kirsty MacColl) and American folksinger Peggy Seeger (20 years his junior). Songs include: ‘Dirty old town’, ‘The first time I ever saw your face’. 1957-64, with Seeger, created a series of radio ballads for the BBC.

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Ewan MacColl. 25.1.1915, 22.10.1989, folk laureate, singer, dramatist, Marxis...

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