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Anne Briggs: In Search of the Wild Rover

Colin Harper, MOJO, March 1998

Richard Thompson wrote a song about her. Jimmy Page unplugged on her account. Singers from June Tabor to Kate Rusby revere her as the queen of folk. For a few tempestuous years Anne Briggs made all the running — and then she disappeared. Colin Harper tracks her down where she hides from the world.

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