Martin Stewart Simpson (born 5 May 1953) is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in Britain, Ireland, America and beyond.
Martin Simpson was born in Scunthorpe, England. He took an early interest in music, learning to play the guitar and banjo and performing at local folk clubs. In 1970, he dropped out of John Leggott College to become a full-time musician.
In 1976 he recorded his first solo album Golden Vanity. In the same year he opened for Steeleye Span on their UK tour. Martin also toured and performed with folk singer June Tabor, who did not play an instrument herself. They would later record three albums together.
In 1985 he moved to Bloomington, Indiana and married American singer Jessica Radcliffe, and shortly afterwards they relocated to Ithaca, New York. During the decade he continued recordingЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- A Cut Above [1980, альбом]
- Special Agent [1981, альбом]
- Grinning in Your Face [1983, альбом]
- Sad or High Kicking [1985, альбом]
- Nobody's Fault but Mine [1986, альбом]
- Leaves of Life [1989, альбом]
- When I Was on Horseback [1991, альбом]
- A Closer Walk With Thee [1994, альбом]
- Red Roses [1995, альбом]
- Smoke & Mirrors [1995, альбом]
- Band of Angels [1996, альбом]
- Cool & Unusual [1997, альбом]
- Music for the Motherless Child [11.03.1997, альбом]
- Kambara Music in Native Tongues [1998, альбом]
- The Bramble Briar [2001, альбом]
- Righteousness & Humidity [2003, альбом]
- Sit Down & Sing [2005, альбом]
- Kind Letters [07.03.2005, альбом]
- Prodigal Son [30.07.2007, альбом]
- True Stories [03.08.2009, альбом]
- Purpose + Grace [05.09.2011, альбом]
- Vagrant Stanzas [29.07.2013, альбом]
- Murmurs [05.06.2015, альбом]
- Live 
- Bootleg USA 
- Martins4 [07.03.2005]
- The Collection [1992, сборник]
- The Definitive Collection [2004, сборник]