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Anita Best


Country of origin:

Canada

Type of music generally:

Traditional folk music

Status:

Most recent release, Crosshanded (1997)

See also:

Wikipedia's entry on Anita Best

The Ectophiles' Guide entry for Anita Best and Pamela Morgan

Comparisons:

Simply presented traditional folk music like Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy, Waterson:Carthy, Cordelia's Dad's a cappella songs, and her work with Pamela Morgan as Anita Best and Pamela Morgan

Covers/own material:

Traditional music

General comments:

Anita Best has a strong, assured voice and her strong love for traditional material is clear in her work. Delightful! (Neile)

Recommended first album:

Crosshanded is the only solo material currently available.

Recordings:

Crosshanded (1997)

Crosshanded

Release info:

1997—Amber Music—9804-2

Availability:

Canada, and by mail order

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended for fans of traditional music

Group members:

Anita Best—vocals

Produced by:

Pamela Morgan

Comments:

Great a cappella renderings of traditional Newfoundland folk songs (Celtic in origin). Anita Best has a lovely voice, and if you like simply presented traditional music, get this disc! The material is wonderful as is the presentation. (Neile)

Further info:

Anita Best also works with French Newfoundlanders Bernard Felix and Norman Formanger as well as guitarist Sandy Morris.

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