John Roberts

John RobertsJohn Roberts is best known for his musical collaborations with Tony Barrand. As Roberts and Barrand, they perform traditional English folk music, including seas shanties of the North Atlantic, and an album of traditional drinking songs. Born in England, Roberts moved to the U.S. to study graduate level psychology at Cornell University, where he formed his ongoing music partnership with Tony Barrand in 1968.

In addition to his solo career, he is a member of the trio Ye Mariners All and performs regularly with upstate New York’s Broken String Band.