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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 25 September 1933Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Date of Death 3 August 2008Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA  (Burkitt's lymphoma)
Nicknames The Rooftop Singers
The Tarriers
The Weavers

Mini Bio (1)

Erik Darling was born on September 25, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was married to Joan Darling. He died on August 3, 2008 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

Spouse (1)

Joan Darling (? - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

Former member of The Tarriers and The Rooftop Singers.
Grew up in Canandaigua, New York.
After leaving The Weavers, he formed The Rooftop Singers. They had a 1960s pop hit with "Walk Right In", a song originally recorded in 1929 by Gus Cannon's Jug Stompers.
He was a master of the 12-string guitar and banjo.
He joined The Weavers when Pete Seeger left for a solo career and spent four years with them.

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