1962.03.04 Catherine Ann Irwin is born on in New Haven, Connecticut. Her parents, both teachers, are avid collectors of Clancy Brothers records as well as more traditional folk music. Her Irish dad plays bagpipes, her aunt was once in a skiffle band. Spent her childhood in Goshen, 10 miles northeast of Louisville, Kentucky. Catherine learns about bluegrass at Brown, her "hippie school."
1964.02.10 Janet Beveridge Bean is born in Bartow, Florida, one day before the Beatles' debut on The Ed Sullivan Show.