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John Cohen

Legendary old-time musician, photographer, filmmaker, and folklorist John Cohen was born in Queens, NY in 1932.  He played for fifty years with the New Lost City Ramblers, and has produced numerous albums for Folkways and other record labels, as well as films and photographs.  He has documented traditional musicians including Roscoe Holcomb, Eck Robertson, Maybelle Carter, George Landers, Frank Proffitt, Banjo Bill Cornett, Rev. Gary Davis and others.