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Resources for Episode #008: Holly Tannen: Songstress of Folklore

Holly Tannen

Listen Now (Duration 33 min.)

Holly Tannen is a singer, songwriter, and dulcimer player who lives on the edge of a primeval forest in Mendocino, California. Holly is known for writing contemporary folk songs about personal stories and current events using the melodic and lyrical structure of Appalachian and British Isles folk tunes.

Guest:
Holly Tannen

Music:
A Miner’s Hymn - from Holly's personal recording
Teaching My Parrot to Yodel AKA Brownies for Breakfast - live at KG 2014
Brownies for Breakfast - from Crazy Laughter
Star of County Down - from Invocation
The Nine Points of Roguery/The Merry Sisters - from Between the Worlds
Lily of the Net - from Rime of the Ancient Matriarch
The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth- from The Flower of Australia
A Miner’s Hymn/As the Tide was Flowing - from Holly's personal recording
Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie - from Between the Worlds


Photos & Videos


Holly playing Teaching My Parrot to Yodel AKA Brownies for Breakfast. Video by Bob Jones at Kindred Gathering 40 in 2014


Holly playing Rime of the Ancient Matriarch at PantheaCon 2012

Crazy Laughter CD
Holly's latest CD Crazy Laughter

Between the Worlds CD
Holly's CD Between the Worlds

Patricia Delich and Holly Tannen at the San Francisco Free Folk Festival in 2013
Patricia Delich and Holly Tannen at the San Francisco Free Folk Festival in 2013

Holly Tannen and Jean Ritchie
Holly Tannen and Jean Ritchie at the San Diego Folk Festival around 1971