Kate Rusby

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Kate Anna Rusby (born 4 December 1973) is an English folk singer and songwriter from Penistone, Barnsley. Sometimes known as "The Barnsley Nightingale", she has headlined various British national folk festivals, and is one of the most noted contemporary English folk singers. In 2001 The Guardian described her as "a superstar of the British acoustic scene." In 2007 the BBC website described her as "The first lady of young folkies". She is one of the few folk singers to have been nominated for the Mercury Prize.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts 1
1997 Hourglass Kate Rusby 2
1999 Sleepless Kate Rusby 2
2001 Little Lights Kate Rusby 2
2003 Underneath the Stars Kate Rusby 2
2005 The Girl Who Couldn't Fly Kate Rusby 1
2007 Awkward Annie Kate Rusby 1
2008 Sweet Bells Kate Rusby 2
2010 Make the Light Kate Rusby 1
2011 While Mortals Sleep Kate Rusby 1
2012 20 Kate Rusby 2
2014 Ghost Kate Rusby 1
The Frost Is All Over Kate Rusby 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 10 Kate Rusby 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 Live From Leeds Kate Rusby 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Heartlands Kate Rusby & John McCusker 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Cowsong Kate Rusby 1
2001 Withered and Died Kate Rusby 1
2008 Who Knows Where the Time Goes? Kate Rusby 1

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