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Ruth Barrett is a fretted dulcimer recording artist, singer, and songwriter whose numerous recordings have been among the pioneering musical works in the Goddess Spirituality Movement. For almost three decades Ruth has shared traditional folk music and her original and traditional Goddess songs with audiences throughout the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.

Ruth Barrett has performed at numerous venues and festivals nationally and internationally including the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, the National Women's Music Festival, Winter Festival of Acoustic Music, the Harvest Festival of Dulcimers, The Glastonbury Goddess Festival and Pagan Spirit Gathering.


Solo Releases

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Songs of the Otherworld

Songs of the Otherworld

Garden of Mysteries

Garden of Mysteries (2008)

The Year is a Dancing Woman - Volume 1 (2003)
Midsummer through May Eve

The Year is a Dancing Woman - Volume 2 (2003)
Midsummer through Hallowmas

Parthenogenesis (1991)


Invocation to Free Women

Invocation to Free Women (1987)
(re-released in 2007)
with Ruth, Felicity Artemis Flowers, Melena, and Scott Fraser

With Cyntia Smith

The Early Years (1999)
(re-release of the first two albums)

The Heart is the Only Nation (1993)

A Dulcimer Harvest (1991)

Deepening (1984)

Music of the Rolling World (1982)

Aeolus (1981)

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