Sido Martens (1949) is a Frisian folk musician. He makes Dutch music inspired by several folk songs, put in a modern jacket. He sings in Frisian, Dutch and English. Before he went solo until 1982, he played in the bands Farmers Union and Fungus where he released several LP's with in the seventies. Since 1996 Sido is busy with a second career. From 1985 until now, Sido released 13 solo albums. According to his website, Sido Martens is Songsmith in the tradition of the craft.