John Jacob Niles

John Jacob Niles

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Popular Songs

I Wonder As I Wander
2:18
Go 'Way From My Window
2:33
Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair
1:59
The Fency King And The English King
4:09
The Maid Freed from the Gallows
2:44

Singles

The Lass From the Low Country
2:34
The Hangman, or The Maid Freed From the Gallows
3:44
Who's Goin' to Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot?
1:14

Biography

John Jacob Niles

John Jacob Niles (April 28, 1892—March 1, 1980) was an American composer, singer, and collector of traditional ballads. Called the "Dean of American Balladeers", Niles was an important influence on the American folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s, with Joan Baez, Burl Ives, and Peter, Paul and Mary, among others, recording his songs.