The Songwriters

Here are all the songwriters featured in the Ballad Archive.

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Tommie Connor

Thomas Patrick Connor (16 November 1904 – 28 November 1993) was an English lyricist…

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Tommy Makem

Thomas Makem (4 November 1932 – 1 August 2007) was an internationally celebrated Irish…

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Tommy Sands

Tommy Sands (born 19 December 1945) is a Northern Irish folk singer, songwriter, radio…

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Trad

Traditional folk music has been defined in several ways: as music transmitted orally, music…

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Unknown

Lyrics tagged with writer Unknown. If you have any further information on these songs,…

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Wally Page

Born in Dublin, Wally Page is a singer and songwriter whose songs are characterized…

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William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet,…

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William Douglas

“Annie Laurie” is an old Scottish song based on a poem said to have…

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William Hargreaves

William Hargreaves (1880–1941) was a British composer, mainly of songs for the music hall.…

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William Rooney

William Rooney (Irish: Liam Ó Ruanaidh; 29 September 1873–6 May 1901), also known as…

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