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Jim Carroll Hope for folk music - Jon Doran! (262* d) RE: Hope for folk music - Jon Doran! 20 May 20


"Jim has his views on what he considers to be folk music "
Again - nothing to do with what I think - I ah=ve a century and a half's documented evidence to back up what I know yto be folk music - unless all the century and a half hae been to work a huge con
You can't even scrape up a half decent agreed definition between you
Your non-definition is based on a small and dwindling number of people deciding they want 'folk' to mean something else entirely
I'd be grateful if you'd stop putting it down to me
Thousands left the scene when it ceased to provide what it said it was providing - many my age but some younger, which means those who believe the standing definition of folk songs is the correct one are by far in the majority
Articles continue to be written and exchanged worldwide confirming folk still means folk everywhere other than on the English club scene
Sorry 'bout that
Jim


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