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GUEST,Pseudonymous The current state of folk music in UK (1931* d) RE: The current state of folk music in UK 14 Nov 19


Folk music is in a good state because of all the recordings that have been done. This enables stuff to be passed on. To count as folk stuff has to be passed on. Passing on the songs was never just a favourable aspect of the tradition - IT WAS THE TRADITION, and without it, our song tradition would be very much impoverished - non-existent even.

Aural and visual recording has become a part of the passing-on process, whether we like it or not.

Worth a thought?


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