'Folk' music and what it means

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'Folk' music and what it means

Post by laurastar23 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:50 pm

Interesting piece here about 'Folk' music http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicbl ... -prof-folk but I don't feel it totally answers the question about what 'Folk' is.

As much as I *enjoy* Mumford & Sons (and will take all abuse to be hurled at me for that admission as I'm sure I'll get some...) - I wouldn't put them anywhere near FT in my musical continuum, yet FT uses the term 'folk-punk' and M&S are about the only act anyone agrees on when defining what the genre means.

I'd be interested to hear Frank's opinion, and maybe even on the article if the comments are still open.
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