Fast Folk Discography (1982-1995), by Steven Alexander
(last updated .10-02-2015)
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FolkLib Index Special Features for the copy of the
"Fast Folk and Coop Database, with artist crossreferences",
by Steven Alexander, installed at this site on 12-15-2002.
- Steven Alexander's original deleted page from
has been split in two for faster loading.
- Unlike the original, every artist and/or group
entry is individually linkable here. For example,
Every space in the name, as originally listed, has been replaced with
an underline character, "_", in order to create a unique "anchor link" for
all 1,265 artists/groups on Steven Alexander's
Artist Crossreference page. A few exceptions
had to made, 1) where quotes were part of the name, 2) there is more than
one entry for the same artist, or 3) if the name contained an ampersand,
"&", which is not allowed in a URL except under
specific HTML rules.
The "&" is only supposed to be used in SGML attribute values as an entity
reference delimiter. Unfortunately, there are many sites that do not know
about this rule. They use "&" incorrectly, for example,
and browsers, which strictly follow HTML rules, cannot access a URL like
that. Here are sample exceptions showing the entry name and the anchor
link to be used for that name:
Chin, "Charlie" - #Chin,_Charlie
Chin, Charlie - #Chin,_Charlie2
Hodge, Dorothy ``Hurricane'' - #Hodge,_Dorothy_Hurricane
Death & Taxes - #Death_and_Taxes
(the links for all other names with "&" are formatted in the same
Also, other special characters were removed from some anchor links,
or replaced with "_".
Dave's True Story - #Daves_True_Story
Avila, Jennie~Torchia, Amy - #Avila,_Jennie_Torchia,_Amy
- 9-20-2005: Cross reference links have been added here for all group
names starting with "The", which are listed under
Company, The - see: The Company
- 9-20-2005: Started adding
cross reference links
to "FolkLib Index" entries. Some entries have home page links for the
- 9-20-2005: Added
cross reference links
for each member of a duo or trio, e.g.
Germana Pucci, Giancarlo Biagi & Jill Burkee. Giancarlo Biagi and
Jill Burkee have new entries that link to the trio entry they recorded
"Fast Folk and Coop Database, with artist crossreferences"
pages at this site are
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Steven Alexander, All Rights Reserved.