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McGrath The demise of Folk Music (101* d) RE: The demise of Folk Music 28 Mar 98


I am taken aback by this discussion. I haven't heard that folk songs were in decline.

Quite honestly folk singing is still thriving in Ireland and I just assumed that it was heathy in the USA also.

In fact the only thing that concernd me were that there are so many popularised folk songs in Ireland currently that many old songs are not being sung anymore. That, and the slight decline in unaccompanied singing are (or were) my only concerns regarding folk singing.

I certainly hope that things improve in the USA as I have a great admiration for the great American Folk song Tradition.

Keep the flag flying.

We have a singing club with a recently established web site. Our site lists just some of the other clubs we know and visit regularly. There are many more which we have not listed yet.

Come visit us. We are called the Nenagh Singers Circle and our web site is; http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/Alley/4749/

I have included a live link here --> Nenagh Singers Circle

Regards,

Frank McGrath


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