Shirley Collins Photograph Katie Vandyck

"Shirley Collins is without doubt one of
England's greatest cultural treasures"


Billy Bragg

Shirley's Biography

There is a biography of Shirley available on the Bees Knees site, courtesy of David Suff. There's also a Wikipedia entry, and a career overview by Polly Marshall written for the Green Man Festival programme.

Shirley's book America Over The Water also contains a good deal of biographical material.


SAF Publishing Ltd - April 2004
ISBN-10: 0946719667
ISBN-13: 978-0946719662