Margaret MacArthur

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Birthday
7, 1928
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
May 23, 2006 (78)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1928
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
May 23, 2006 (78)

About

Appalachian folk singer who collected many songs of her adopted stated of Vermont.

Before Fame

She lived an itinerant childhood, moving from Illinois to California, to Louisiana, and finally to Arizona.

Trivia

After her initial exposure to folk music, she began to record and perform songs, eventually releasing nearly a dozen albums.

Family Life

She settled in Vermont after meeting her husband John MacArthur.

Associated With

Sylvia Tyson was also a popular folk singer, but instead of Vermont, Tyson recorded the music of her native Canada.

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