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Bonnie Dobson


Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bonnie Dobson was born in Toronto in 1940. Her older sister became friends with some of the musicians who would later form The Travellers and, inspired by their example and performances by Pete Seeger at her teenage summer camp, she got into folk music while studying at the University of Toronto. Throughout the first half of the '60s she lived in New York and Chicago, toured throughout the United States, recorded four albums for Prestige and Mercury, and returned to Canada now and again to play coffeehouses in Toronto and the Mariposa Folk Festival .<br/><br/> In '65 she moved back to Toronto, where she made regular appearances on the CBC Radio programs "1967 And All That" .... 1:41 a.m. Wednesday 21st January 2009 EST
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