Hedy West

Real Name:
Hedwig Grace West
Profile:
American folksinger, songwriter, & musician.
Moving north to New York City to study music & drama in 1959, she observed & took an important part in the folk-revival taking place.
She used a unique three-fingered 'claw-hammer' picking technique on her guitar & banjo playing.
born: April 6, 1938, Cartersville, Georgia, U.S.A.
died: July 3, 2005
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Albums

VRS 9096 Hedy West - New Folks album art The Greenbriar Boys, Jackie Washington, Hedy West, Dave Gude The Greenbriar Boys, Jackie Washington, Hedy West, Dave Gude - New Folks(LP, Album) Vanguard VRS 9096 US 1961 Sell This Version
VRS-9124 Hedy West - Accompanying Herself On The 5 String Banjo album art Hedy West Accompanying Herself On The 5 String Banjo (Album) Vanguard Records VRS-9124 US 1963 Sell This Version
VSD-79162 Hedy West - Volume Two album art Hedy West Volume Two (Album) Vanguard VSD-79162 US 1964 Sell This Version
12T117 Hedy West - Old Times & Hard Times album art Hedy West Old Times & Hard Times (Album) Topic Records 12T117 UK 1965 Sell This Version
12T146 Hedy West - Pretty Saro album art Hedy West Pretty Saro (Album) Topic Records 12T146 UK 1966 Sell This Version
STL5432 Hedy West - Serves 'Em Fine album art Hedy West Serves 'Em Fine(LP, Album) Fontana STL5432 UK 1967 Sell This Version
12T163 Hedy West - Ballads album art Hedy West Ballads(LP, Album) Topic Records 12T163 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FV 12 008 Hedy West - Getting Folk Out Of The Country album art Hedy West And Bill Clifton Hedy West And Bill Clifton - Getting Folk Out Of The Country (Album) Bear Family Records FV 12 008 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
BF 15003 Hedy West - Whores, Hell, And Biscuits album art Hedy West Whores, Hell, And Biscuits(LP, Album) Bear Family Records BF 15003 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
FLED 3106 Hedy West - From Granmaw And Me album art Hedy West From Granmaw And Me(CD, Album) Fledg'ling Records FLED 3106 UK 2017 Sell This Version
FLED 3110 Hedy West - Untitled album art Hedy West Untitled(CD, Album) Fledg'ling Records FLED 3110 UK 2018 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

TF 913, 267 814 TF Hedy West - The New Restaurant album art Hedy West The New Restaurant(7") Fontana, Fontana TF 913, 267 814 TF UK 1967 Sell This Version

Compilations

FECD241 Hedy West - Ballads And Songs From The Appalachians album art Hedy West Ballads And Songs From The Appalachians(2xCD, Comp, RM) Fellside Recordings FECD241 UK 2011 Sell This Version
VCD 79124 Hedy West - Hedy West Plus Hedy West Vol. 2 album art Hedy West Hedy West Plus Hedy West Vol. 2(CD, Comp, RE) Ace Vanguard Masters VCD 79124 UK 2012 Sell This Version

Videos

607 Hedy West - Pete Seeger's Rainbow Quest album art Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee and Mississippi John Hurt, Hedy West & Paul Cadwell Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee and Mississippi John Hurt, Hedy West & Paul Cadwell - Pete Seeger's Rainbow Quest(DVD-V) Shanachie 607 US 2005 Sell This Version