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Ian Robb is an English-born folk singer, currently based in Ottawa, Ontario. He was a founding member of Friends of Fiddler's Green, and a columnist for Sing Out! He is also a member of the Canadian folk trio Finest Kind. He wrote a parody of Stan Rogers song "Barrett's Privateers", titled "Garnet's Homemade Beer".[1] He was the recipient of the 2005 Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Traditional Singer, for his work on the CD Jiig.[2]

Ian Robb
OriginEngland
GenresFolk music
Instrumentsconcertina
Years active1976–current
LabelsFallen Angle, Folk Legacy
Associated actsFriends of Fiddler's Green, Finest Kind, Jiig, Old Sod Band
Websitehttp://ianrobb.com

Notable songs written by RobbEdit

RecordingsEdit

Solo CDs
CDs as part of Finest Kind
  • Lost in a Song 1996
  • Heart's Delight 1999
  • Silks& Spices 2004
  • Feasts & Spirits (with John D. Huston) 2004
  • For Honour & For Gain 2010
Other CDs
  • Ian Robb and Hang the Piper with Grit Laskin, Seamus McGuire, John Goodman, Terry Rudden, 1979
  • Margaret Christl & Ian Robb with Grit Laskin The Barley Grain for Me 1998
CD as part of jJiig

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McGuire, Richard. "Ottawa Musicians". Archived from the original on 2008-07-25. Retrieved 2008-01-13.
  2. ^ Ottawa Folk Archived 2008-05-14 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b c "CDs: USA". Ianrobb.com. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  4. ^ Ian Robb - Topic (5 November 2014). "Diana". Youtube.com. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Diana". Sniff.numachi.com. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  6. ^ De Lint, Charles. "Jiig" (Web Review). Retrieved 2008-01-13.

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