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      The page contains links to information about Folk Musicians, Bluegrass Musicians, Old-Time Musicians, Acoustic Blues Musicians, Wisconsin Musicians, Harp Players (the stringed kind) and Solo Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitarists and some Musicians in other Genres. This page has links for musicians whose last name or group name begins with the letter O.

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Birth/death dates, if known, are on the Birthdays/Bibliography page. Select the Bibliog (FolkLib Index) link.

  1. O'Beirne, Gerry - (see: Stewart, Andy M. w/Gerry O'Beirne) [city?]
  2. O'Braonain, Fiachna - (member: Hothouse Flowers) [city?]
  3. O Briain, Garry - (member: Skylark) [city?]
  4. O'Brien, Andy - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Irish Tradition) [city?]
  5. O'Brien, Chris - Page ( Author ?) [city?]
    O'Brien, Mollie - "BG/OT"
  6. O'Brien, Paddy (button accordion) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( David Glenn [Archive]), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Chulrua) [Castlebarnagh, County Offaly, Ireland]
    O'Brien, Tim - "BG/OT"
    O'Brien, Tim & Mollie - "BG/OT"
  7. O'Brien, Tom - (member: Pieces of 8) [St. Louis, MO]
  8. O'Bryant, Alan - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Nashville Bluegrass Band) [city?]
  9. O'Bryant, Joan (?) - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Wichita, KS]
  10. O Canainn, Tomas (uilleann pipes, accordion, vocals) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Na Fili) [Pennyburn, Ireland / city?, County Cork, Ireland]  
  11. O'Carolan Trio [Active: 19??-] [city?]
    O'Carolan, Turlough - (see: Carolan, Turlough) - "Harp"
  12. O'Carroll, Tom [Dublin, Ireland]
  13. O'Connell, Blue - Page ( author ?) [city?]
  14. O'Connell, Kathleen (fiddle) - (member: Katie and the Bubbatones) [Christiansburg, VA]
  15. O'Connell, Maura

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  16. O'Connell, Robbie - Page ( Celtica Tours), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Clancy Brothers) [city?]
  17. O'Connell, Tony (keyboards) [city?]
  18. O'Connor, Gerry - Page ( Author ?) - (member: 4 Men and a Dog, Skylark) [city?]
  19. O'Connor, Mairtin - Page ( Tara Music) - (member: Skylark)
    O'Connor, Mark - "BG/OT"
  20. O'Connor, Mary (?) - (member: Saw Doctors) [city?, Ireland]
  21. O'Connor, Rob "Colonel" (guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, bass, tin whistle, tenor banjo, piano, vocals) - (member: Another Pint) [Chicago, IL]
  22. O'Connor, Sinead - Page ( author ?) [city?]  
    O'Day, Molly - "BG/OT"
  23. O'Dell, Mac - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Mac and Slim [J.D. Bassett], Mac and Addie [Adeline Wood]) [city?]
  24. O'Dhomhnaill / O Dhomhnaill / Dhomhnaill - See also: Ni Dhomhnaill
  25. O Domnhaill, Micheal (guitar, banjo, mandolin, piano, organ, tin whistle, harmonium, harmonica, vocals) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Skara Brae, The Bothy Band, Nightnoise) [Irish Fest] [Dublin, Ireland]
          (aka Micheal Ni Dhomhnaill)
  26. O'Dogherty, Hugh - Discog ( Fast Folk Magazine) [city?]
  27. O'Doherty, Hugh M. - Discog ( Fast Folk Magazine) [city?]
  28. O'Donnell, Eugene - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index)
  29. O'Donnell, P.V. (Patrick V.) (fiddle) - Page ( Author ?) - (former member: Ten Penny Bit, Barley Bree) [Buncrana, Ireland / Inishowen, County Donegal, Ireland / ?, Nova Scotia, Canada 1977-1987 / Manchester, CT 1987]
  30. O'Donoghue, Harry [city?]
  31. O'Donovan, Aoife - (member: The Wayfaring Strangers) [Newton, MA]
  32. O'Driscoll, Sean [city?]  
  33. O'Flaherty, Patrick [city?]
  34. O'Flynn, Liam - short biog. ( Ceolas Quick Takes), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Planxty) [city?]  
  35. O'Hara, Geoffrey (composer) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Chatham, Ontario, Canada]
    O'Hara, Mary - "Harp"
  36. O'Hara, Mary Margaret - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]
  37. O'Hearn, Patrick (keyboards, bass) - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]  
  38. O'Keefe, Tom - Page ( Virtual Radio) [city?]
  39. O'Kelly, Morton - (member: Inisheer) [city?]  
  40. O'Lionaird, Iarla - (member: Afro Celts) [Cuil Aodha, County Cork, Ireland / Dublin, Ireland]
  41. O'Loughlin, Kevin (guitar, vocals) - (member: far from home) [city? 19??-1998 / Dundee, OR 1998- / Portland, OR]  
  42. O'Malley's March - Page ( Jamie Wilson) [city?]
  43. O'Maonlai, Liam (guitar, keyboards, piano, didgeridoo, bodhran, drums, vocals) - (member: Hothouse Flowers, Alt) [Dublin, Ireland]  
  44. O'Neill Duo, Sean [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  45. O'Neill, Gerry (Gary) (fiddle) [city?]
  46. O'Neill, Norris (guitar, piano, vocals) - (member: The Bitter End Singers) [New York, NY]
  47. O'Nuallain, Sean [city?]  
  48. O'Reilly Band, Buddy - no known links [city?]
  49. O'Reilly, Jamie & the Rogues [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  50. O'Reilly, Melanie [city?]
  51. O'Rourke, Aidan (fiddle) - (member: Lau) [Oban, Scotland]
  52. O'Rourke, Paula (bass, vocals) [city?]
  53. O'Rourke, Susan (guitar) - (member: Stonecross) [Brooklyn, NY / Freeland, MI]  
  54. O'Shaughnessy, Caitlin [city?]
  55. O'Shaughnessy, Paul (?) - (member: Altan) [city?]
  56. O'Shields, Bob (bodhrán, mandolin, vocals) - (member: Kinvara #2) [Madison, AL]
  57. O'Sullivan & Leahy [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  58. O'Sullivan, Tom (Tommy) (guitar, vocals) [city?, Ireland]  
  59. O'Toole, Bill (bagpipes, woodwinds) - (former member: Blowzabella) [London, U.K.]
  60. O'Toole, Daragh (aka Dara) [city?]
  61. O'Toole, Peter - (member: Hothouse Flowers) [city?]
  62. O Tuama, Aodh Og - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Four Shillings Short) - (former member: Drivelling Druids) [city?]  
  63. Oak Ridge Boys, The - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index)
          (Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden, Richard Sterban) - (former member: Lon "Deacon" Freeman)
  64. Oak, Ellen - Page ( author ?) [city?]

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  65. Oceans, Lucky (pedal steel) - (member: Asleep at the Wheel) [Paw Paw, WV]
    Ochs, Pete - "Wis."
    Ochs, Phil
  66. October's Gate - Page ( DuBois/Papkoff) [Active: 19??-] [city?]  
  67. Od Tapo Imi - Page ( Author ?) ( Gigmasters) [Chicago, IL]
          (Nicky Sund, ?)
  68. Oden, St. Louis Jimmy (piano, guitar, vocals) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Nashville, TN / Chicago, IL]
  69. Odetta
  70. Odetta & Larry - (see: Odetta)  
  71. Oermann, Robert K. (author) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Pittsburgh, PA]  
  72. Off Kilter - Page ( Author ?) [Active: 1996-] [city?]
          (Tony Escapa, Randy Holbrook, Jamie Holton, Mark Weldon, Scott Zymowski)
  73. Offenbach, Jacques (composer, cello) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Cologne, Germany]  
  74. Ogata, Kenje - Discog ( Fast Folk Magazine) [city?]
  75. Ogata, Kenji - Discog ( Fast Folk Magazine) [city?]
  76. Ogle, Ed (harmonica, guitar, vocals) - (member: Mountain Fling) [Christiansburg, VA]  
  77. Oh, Billy (fiddle) - (member: Tangleweed) [Plainfield, NJ / Chicago, IL]
  78. Ohio Players, The [Active: 19??-] [city?]
    Ohrlin, Glenn - "Arkansas"  
  79. Oistrakh, David Feodorovich - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]  
  80. Okun, Milt - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]  
  81. Olatunji, Babatunde - Page ( African Music Encyclopedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]
    Old & in the Way - "BG/OT"
  82. Old Blind Boys [city?]
    Old Bridge Music - "Harp"
  83. Old Cold Tater [city?]
  84. Olde Michigan Ruffwater Stringband, The - Page ( Glen Morningstar, Jr.) [Highland, MI]
          (Brad Battey Jr., Don Hays, Bob Hubbach, Rosemary Kornacki, Don McCoy, Gene Menton, Glen Morningstar Jr., Judi Morningstar, Tom Radcliffe, Sharon Robinson, Carl Visconti) - (former member: Rick Ott, Jan Pavlinak)
  85. Old World Folk Band - Page ( John Hope) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  86. Old 97s - Discog Coll. ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  87. Oldman, Coyote - (see: Coyote Oldman)
  88. Oldroyd, George (composer) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Healey, Yorkshire, U.K.]
  89. Oleander Quartet, The [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, Ann Graham, Sonny Terry)
  90. Oleson, Bill (hammered dulcimer) [Fairfield, VT]
  91. Oliver, Karyn (?) [New York, NY, NY]
  92. Oliver, Paul (discographer, architectural historian, writer on the blues) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Nottingham, U.K.]
  93. Oliver, Sy (trumpet, vocals) - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Battle Creek, MI / New York, NY]
    Olney, David - "BG/OT"
    Olney, David & the X-Rays - "BG/OT"

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  94. Olodum [city?]
  95. Olsen, Andy (bass) - (former member: Stoney Lonesome Bluegrass Band 1995- 19??) [Minneapolis, MN]
  96. Olsen, J.P. - Discog ( Fast Folk Magazine) [city?]
  97. Olsen, Kristina - Discog ( Fast Folk Magazine) - (former "Temporary Babe": Four Bitchin' Babes) [city?]
  98. Olsen Show, The Leon - Page ( Accordiona Music Sales [Archive]) [Active: 1971-] [city?, MN]
          (Leon Olsen, Loretta Gerasch, Paul Gerasch, Tom Guldan) - (former members: Gus Gottschalk, Dave "Shifty" Schaefer, Paul Spencer)
  99. Olsen, Leon (concertina, guitar, vocals) - (leader: The Leon Olsen Show) [New Ulm, MN]
  100. Olson, Mark (vocals) [city?]
  101. Olwell, Patrick (wooden flute) [city?]  
  102. Omagh Community Choir, The [Active: 19??-] [Omagh, Northern Ireland]
  103. Omar & the Howlers - (see: Omar Dykes)  
  104. On the Mark - Page ( Monica Cellio) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  105. Once Blue [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  106. Once Fish [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  107. Ondekoza [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  108. One Alternative [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  109. One Hundredth Monkey - (see: 100th Monkey)
    One Riot One Ranger - "BG/OT"
  110. Oneida Dancers - Page ( Native Voices), Bookings [Active: 19??-] [city?]  
  111. Oorts, Paul (guitar, mandolin, banjo) - (former member: Simple Gifts 1991-1995) [Lemont, PA]  
  112. Open House - Page ( Green Linnet [Archive]) [city?]
          (Kevin Burke, Paul Kotapish, Mark Graham, Sandy Silva)
  113. Open Mind [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  114. Opposites Attract [Active: 19??-] [city?]  
  115. Orange Blosson Jug Five, The - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 1958] [New York, NY]
          (Sam Charters, Ann Danberg, Russel Glynn, Lee Kunstadt, Dave Van Ronk)
  116. Oranim-Zabar Troupe (aka Oranim Zabar Troupe) - Discog ( discogs.com) [Active: 19??-] [city?, Israel]
          (Robert Bowers, Ernest Calabria, Avraham Elber, Geula Gill, Michael Kagan, Amitai Ne'eman, Dov Seltzer)
  117. Orealis [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  118. Orbison, Roy - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: The Traveling Wilburys) [Vernon, TX / Madison, TN]
  119. ordadaa! [Active: 19??-] [city?]
    Original Delta Fireballs, The - "Wis. Electric Blues"
  120. Orison [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (Anne Cleveland, Steve Coulter, William Coulter, Barry Phillips, Shelley Phillips)
  121. Orlando, Tony (vocals) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (former member: Tony Orlando & Dawn) [New York, NY]
  122. Orlando, Tony & Dawn - Page ( Wikipedia) [Active: 1970-1977, 1988-1993] [New York, NY]
          (Telma Louise Hopkins, Tony Orlando, Joyce Vincent-Wilson)
  123. Orleans, David (guitar, vocals) - Discog ( Fast Folk Magazine) [city?]
  124. Orphan Moon - Page ( songs.com / no frames version by Brainforest Music) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  125. Orsini, Frank - (see: Hurd, Roy w/Frank Orsini)
  126. Orten, Greg (fretless bass) [city?, CA]
    Ortiz, Alfredo Rolando - "Harp"

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    Osborne Brothers, The - "BG/OT"
  127. Osborne, Anders [city?]
    Osborne, Bobby - "BG/OT"
  128. Osborne, Hoyle (piano) - (member: Voss & Osborne) [city?]
  129. Osborne, Jerry (discographer, author) - Page ( Jerry Osborne), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Port Townsend, WA]
  130. Osborne, Joan - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]
    Osborne, Sonny - "BG/OT"
  131. Osei, Teddy - (member: Osibisa) [city?]
  132. Osgood, Charles (guitar, banjo, piano,organ, vocals, announcer, songwriter) - Page ( Wikipedia) ( "Charles Osgood, music man" (CBS News 9-25-2016)), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [New York, NY]
          He co-wrote under his birth name, Charles Wood, (with John Cacavas) , the 1966 spoken word recording, "Gallant Men" (YouTube) [Capitol 5805], by Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen . Also, he performed on his final 9-25-2016 TV program: "CBS News Sunday Morning" (YouTube) .
  133. Osibisa - Page (http://www.osibisa.co.uk/ - Flash Restricted!) [Active: 1969-] [city?]
          - (founding members: Lasisi Amao, Sol Amarfio, Robert Bailey, Teddy Osei, Wendel Richardson, Mac Tontoh, Spartucus R.) - (former member: Darko Adams)
  134. Osiel, Marianne - Page ( Author ?) ( CD Baby) [city?, NY]
  135. Oskay, Billy - (member: Nightnoise) [city?]
  136. Osland, Len (drums, vocals) - (member: Inconnu) [city?, Yukon Territory, Canada]
  137. Oss, Cath - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Cordelia's Dad) [city?]
  138. Ossian - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  139. Oster, Harry - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]
    Ostroushko, Peter - links moved
  140. Ostroushko, Peter w/Dean Magraw [Active: 19??-] [city?]  
  141. Otis Brothers, The - Discog ( Fast Folk Magazine), Page ( eFolkMusic) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (Pat Conte, Bob Guida)
  142. Otis, Johnny - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]
  143. Otsuka, Akira (mandolin) - (member: Acoustic Outlet, Cliff Waldron & the New Shades of Grass) [Washington, DC]
  144. Ott, Rick - (former member: The Olde Michigan Ruffwater Stringband) [MI / NC]
  145. Otters, The - Page ( Waterbug Records) [Active: 19??-] [city?]  
  146. Ouderkirk, Nate [city?]
  147. Ouija Radio - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( CD Baby) [Active: 1996-] [Minneapolis, MN]
          (Matt Belz, Charles Gehr, Christy Hunt, Karen O?)
  148. Oullette, Pat (bass, guitar, vocals) - (former member: New Harmony Sisterhood Band 1973-1980) [city?, ME / Boston, MA]
  149. Out to Lunch - Discog ( Fast Folk Magazine) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
    Outskirts - "Wis." [disbanded]
    OutSkirts, The - (see: The OutSkirts)  
  150. Over the Rhine - Page ( Don Smith) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  151. Overstreet, Frank - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]
  152. Owen, Randy (guitar, vocals) - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Alabama) [Fort Payne, AL]
  153. Owen, Ronnie (?) - (member: Tennessee Gentlemen) [Memphis, TN]  
    Owens, Andy - "BG/OT"
  154. Owens, Buck - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Hee Haw Gospel Quartet) [city?]
    Owens, Jack - "Blues"
  155. Owens, Jay [city?]
  156. Owens Band, Sean - Page ( Author ?) [city?]
  157. Owl-Stone the Minstrel [Active: 19??-] [city?]  
  158. Oxley, Larry (harmonica) - (member: The Spodee-o's) [Portland, OR]  
  159. Oyama, Charles (guitar) - (member: The Travelers 3) [city?, OR]
  160. Oyster Band, The - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 1981-] [U.K.]
          (John Jones, Ian "Chopper" Kearny, Russell Lax (Lee), Cathy LeSurf, Alan Prosser, Chris Taylor, Ian Telfer)


    OutSkirts, The [Active: 19??-] [Bowling Green, KY]
          [Not to be confused which the original Wisconsin Outskirts group which disbanded before the above group trademarked the name.]


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