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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LPM-3687 John Hartford Looks At Life (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3687 US 1967 Sell This Version
LSP-3796 John Hartford Earthwords & Music(LP, Album) RCA Victor LSP-3796 US 1967 Sell This Version
LSP-3998 John Hartford Housing Project (Album) RCA Victor LSP-3998 Australia 1968 Sell This Version
LSP-3884, LSP 3884 John Hartford The Love Album (Album) RCA Victor LSP-3884, LSP 3884 US 1968 Sell This Version
LSP-4156 John Hartford John Hartford (Album) RCA Victor LSP-4156 US 1969 Sell This Version
LSP-4337 John Hartford Iron Mountain Depot (Album) RCA LSP-4337 US 1970 Sell This Version
K 46136 John Hartford Aereo-Plain (Album) Warner Bros. Records K 46136 UK 1971 Sell This Version
BS 2651 John Hartford Morning Bugle (Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2651 US 1972 Sell This Version
028 John Hartford Nobody Knows What You Do (Album) Flying Fish (2) 028 US 1976 Sell This Version
SNTF 700 John Hartford Mark Twang (Album) Flying Fish (2) SNTF 700 UK 1976 Sell This Version
036 Dillard* / Hartford* / Dillard* Dillard* / Hartford* / Dillard* - Glitter Grass From The Nashwood Hollyville Strings (Album) Flying Fish (2) 036 US 1977 Sell This Version
SNTF 747 John Hartford All In The Name Of Love (Album) Flying Fish (2) SNTF 747 UK 1977 Sell This Version
FF 063 John Hartford Headin' Down Into The Mystery Below (Album) Flying Fish (2) FF 063 US 1978 Sell This Version
FF-095 John Hartford, Pat Burton & Benny Martin John Hartford, Pat Burton & Benny Martin - Slumberin' On The Cumberland (Album) Flying Fish (2) FF-095 US 1979 Sell This Version
WOW 712 John Hartford You And Me At Home (Album) Flying Fish (2) WOW 712 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
233 Dillard* - Hartford* - Dillard* Dillard* - Hartford* - Dillard* - Permanent Wave (Album) Flying Fish (2) 233 US 1980 Sell This Version
259 John Hartford Catalogue (Album) Flying Fish (2) 259 US 1981 Sell This Version
FF 289 John Hartford Gum Tree Canoe (Album) Flying Fish (2) FF 289 US 1984 Sell This Version
0207 Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland - Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland (Album) Rounder Records 0207 US 1985 Sell This Version
MCA-5861 John Hartford Annual Waltz (Album) Dot Records, MCA Records MCA-5861 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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