Louis Killen

Real Name:
Louisa Jo Killen (née Louis Killen)
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10 January 1934 – 9 August 2013

Geordie folk singer and English concertina player, born and bred in Gateshead, Tyneside. One of the founders of the Bridge Folk Club, in Newcastle upon Tyne. Moved to America in 1967 during which time he joined The Clancy Brothers from 1971-74, recording 4 albums with them. He moved back to the UK in 2003, returning to Gateshead.
Changed name and gender from Louis Killen to Louisa Jo Killen later in her life.
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Albums

INT 13059 Louis Killen - The Waters Of Tyne: Northumbrian Songs & Ballads album art Isla Cameron And Lou Killen* Isla Cameron And Lou Killen* - The Waters Of Tyne: Northumbrian Songs & Ballads(LP, Album, Mono) Prestige International INT 13059 US 1962 Sell This Version
12T126 Louis Killen - Ballads And Broadsides album art Louis Killen Ballads And Broadsides (Album) Topic Records 12T126 UK 1965 Sell This Version
12T189 Louis Killen - Along The Coaly Tyne: Old And New Northumbrian Songs album art Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin Ross Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin Ross - Along The Coaly Tyne: Old And New Northumbrian Songs (Comp, Album) Topic Records 12T189 UK 1968 Sell This Version
SPT-102 Louis Killen - 50 South To 50 South album art Louis Killen 50 South To 50 South(LP, Gat) South Street Seaport Museum SPT-102 US 1970 Sell This Version
ZFB 37 Louis Killen - Won't You Go My Way ? album art Peter Bellamy with Louis Killen Peter Bellamy with Louis Killen - Won't You Go My Way ?(LP) Argo (2) ZFB 37 UK 1972 Sell This Version
ESP 1085 Louis Killen - Sea Chanteys album art Lou Killen* Sea Chanteys (Album) ESP Disk ESP 1085 US 1973 Sell This Version
VSD 53/54 Louis Killen - Greatest Hits album art The Clancy Brothers With Lou Killen* The Clancy Brothers With Lou Killen* - Greatest Hits (Album) Vanguard VSD 53/54 Australia 1973 Sell This Version
1928 Louis Killen - Steady As She Goes : Songs And Chanties From The Days Of Commercial Sail album art Louis Killen, Jeff Warner (2), Gerret Warner, Fud Benson Louis Killen, Jeff Warner (2), Gerret Warner, Fud Benson - Steady As She Goes : Songs And Chanties From The Days Of Commercial Sail (Album) Collector Records (3) 1928 US 1977 Sell This Version
FHR-012 Louis Killen - Old Songs, Old Friends album art Louis Killen Old Songs, Old Friends Front Hall Records FHR-012 US 1978 Sell This Version
FTS 37311 Louis Killen - Sea Songs album art Louis Killen, Stan Hugill And The X-Seamen's Institute Louis Killen, Stan Hugill And The X-Seamen's Institute - Sea Songs (Album) Folkways Records FTS 37311 US 1979 Sell This Version
1932 Louis Killen - Gallant Lads Are We album art Louis Killen Gallant Lads Are We(LP, Album) Collector Records (3) 1932 US 1980 Sell This Version
none Louis Killen - The Rose In June album art Louis Killen The Rose In June (Album) Not On Label none US 1989 Sell This Version
KO-03 Louis Killen - Sailors, Ships & Chanteys album art Louis Killen Sailors, Ships & Chanteys(CD, Album) KNOCK-OUT! KO-03 US 1995 Sell This Version
TECD283 Louis Killen - Wont You Go My Way album art Peter Bellamy, Louis Killen Peter Bellamy, Louis Killen - Wont You Go My Way(CD, Album) Talking Elephant Records TECD283 UK 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

TOP 74, TOP74 Louis Killen - The Collier's Rant album art Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin Ross Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin Ross - The Collier's Rant (EP) Topic Records, Topic Records TOP 74, TOP74 UK 1962 Sell This Version
TOP 75 Louis Killen - Northumbrian Garland album art Louis Killen Northumbrian Garland(7", EP) Topic Records TOP 75 UK 1962 Sell This Version
DFE 8541 Louis Killen - Sea Shanties album art Lou Killen* / Bob Davenport / Redd Sullivan Lou Killen* / Bob Davenport / Redd Sullivan - Sea Shanties(7", EP) Decca DFE 8541 UK 1963 Sell This Version