John Hartford

John Hartford

Real Name:
John Cowan Harford
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(December 30, 1937 - June 4, 2001) John Hartford was born in New York City to parents Dr. Carl and Mary Harford. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri where he was exposed to the influence that would shape much of his career and music, the Mississippi River. From the time he got his first job on the river, at age 16, Hartford was on, around, or singing about the river. John changed his last name to Hartford later in life at the behest of Chet Atkins. He is the father of Jamie Hartford.

From the 1980's onwards, Hartford had Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. On June 4, 2001, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, at age 63, he died of the disease.

John is largely credited for inventing the musical style known as Newgrass. He played the Banjo, Fiddle, Guitar and was a Singer Songwriter.
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John Hartford Discography

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John Hartford Earthwords & Music (Album) RCA Victor US 1967 Sell This Version
John Hartford Looks At Life (Album) RCA Victor US 1967 Sell This Version
John Hartford Housing Project (Album) RCA Victor Australia 1968 Sell This Version
John Hartford The Love Album (Album) RCA Victor US 1968 Sell This Version
John Hartford John Hartford (Album) RCA Victor US 1969 Sell This Version
John Hartford Iron Mountain Depot (Album) RCA US 1970 Sell This Version
John Hartford Aereo-Plain (Album) Warner Bros. Records UK 1971 Sell This Version
John Hartford Morning Bugle (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1972 Sell This Version
John Hartford Nobody Knows What You Do (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1976 Sell This Version
John Hartford Mark Twang (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1976 Sell This Version
Dillard* / Hartford* / Dillard* Dillard* / Hartford* / Dillard* - Glitter Grass From The Nashwood Hollyville Strings (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1977 Sell This Version
John Hartford All In The Name Of Love (Album) Flying Fish (2) UK 1977 Sell This Version
John Hartford Headin' Down Into The Mystery Below (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1978 Sell This Version
John Hartford, Pat Burton & Benny Martin John Hartford, Pat Burton & Benny Martin - Slumberin' On The Cumberland (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1979 Sell This Version
John Hartford You And Me At Home (Album) Flying Fish (2) Canada 1980 Sell This Version
Dillard* - Hartford* - Dillard* Dillard* - Hartford* - Dillard* - Permanent Wave (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1980 Sell This Version
John Hartford Catalogue (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1981 Sell This Version
John Hartford Gum Tree Canoe (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1984 Sell This Version
Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland - Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland (Album) Rounder Records US 1985 Sell This Version
John Hartford Annual Waltz (Album) Dot Records, MCA Records US 1987 Sell This Version
FF 514 John Hartford And The Hartford String Band John Hartford And The Hartford String Band - Down On The River(LP, Album) Flying Fish (2) FF 514 US 1989 Sell This Version
SD-594CD John Hartford Live At College Station Pennsyvania(CD, Album) Small Dog A Barkin' SD-594CD US 1995 Sell This Version
CD 0320 Bob Carlin And John Hartford Bob Carlin And John Hartford - The Fun Of Open Discussion(CD, Album) Rounder Records CD 0320 US 1995 Sell This Version
CD 0392 John Hartford John Hartford Fiddles Wild Hog In The Red Brush (And A Bunch Of Others You Might Not Have Heard)(CD, Album) Rounder Records CD 0392 US 1996 Sell This Version
CD 0438 John Hartford The Speed Of The Old Long Bow (A Tribute To The Fiddle Music Of Ed Haley)(CD, Album) Rounder Records CD 0438 US 1998 Sell This Version

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