The Songwriters

Here are all the songwriters featured in the Ballad Archive.

A photo of Brian Warfield

Brian Warfield

Patrick Brian Warfield (born 2 April 1946, Holles Street, Dublin) is the vocalist, banjo,…

A photo of Briege Murphy

Briege Murphy

Briege Murphy was born and reared in the village of Forkhill in South Armagh,…

A photo of Bryan MacMahon

Bryan MacMahon

Bryan MacMahon (29 September 1909 – 13 February 1998) was an Irish playwright, novelist…

A photo of Burton Lane

Burton Lane

Burton Lane (né Levy; February 2, 1912 – January 5, 1997) was an American…

A photo of Charles K Harris

Charles K Harris

Charles Kassel Harris (May 1, 1867 – December 22, 1930) was a well regarded…

A photo of Charles Kickham

Charles Kickham

Charles Joseph Kickham (9 May 1828 – 22 August 1882) was an Irish revolutionary,…

A photo of Charles William Glover

Charles William Glover

Charles William Glover (February 1806, in London – 23 March 1863), was an English…

A photo of Chauncey Olcott

Chauncey Olcott

Chauncey Olcott, born John Chancellor Olcott and often spelled Chauncey Alcott, (July 21, 1858…

A photo of Christy Moore

Christy Moore

Christopher Andrew “Christy” Moore (born 7 May 1945) is an Irish folk singer, songwriter…

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