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Robin Williamson

Richie Unterberger, Perfect Sound Forever, Fall 2001

IN THE 1960s, Scotland's Incredible String Band put together elements of folk and world music into something that was called folk-rock, in part, because it couldn't be called anything else, and certainly couldn't be called folk.

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