Bill McAdoo is an African-American singer who recorded two albums on Folkways Records in the 1960s, Bill McAdoo Sings with Guitar, Bill McAdoo and Pete Seeger FW02448 / FA 2448. Pete Seeger provided banjo accompaniment. He is from Detroit and attended the University of Michigan. He was 23 in 1960. Bill McAdoo Sings, Volume II, Bill McAdoo FW02449 / FA 2449 was issued in 1961. He was part of the Greenwich Village folk scene in the early 1960s. He is mentioned in a history of the Progressive Labor Party on Marxist.org, "Bill McAdoo, who organized the Harlem Defense Committee for PLM, in the fall spoke in San Francisco..." .