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John Hartford performing at Merlefest, April 2000, Wilkes County Community College, North Carolina. Photo by Forrest L. Smith, III. Author Filberthockey

Full Name: John Cowan Harford
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: John Hartford the composer of "Gentle On My Mind"
Instruments: Guitar, Banjo,Voice,Banjo, fiddle, mandolin,
Music Styles: Country, Bluegrass, country, folk
Location: NY, United States of America
Web Site:
Date Born: 30th December 1937
Location Born: New York City, New York, United States of America
Date Died: 4th June 2001
Location Died: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Cause Of Death: non-Hodgkin
Memorial: In honor of his work, he was given a posthumous Lifetime Achievement award by the Americana Music Association in September 2005.
Summary: John Harford would change his name to Hartford later in life. Born on to parents Dr. Carl and Mary Harford.
Photo Comments: This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons.

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