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Posted By: Susanne (skw)
23-Jan-05 - 05:08 PM
Thread Name: Contemporary song in folk music
Subject: RE: Contemporary song in folk music
1. Chris, seeing which names have already been suggested, also consider Brian McNeill, a great storyteller in song and definitely influenced by tradition.

2. There is a whole thread dedicated to relevant books on Mudcat under Basic Folk Library. Might be a start.

3. No.

4. I definitely think they should be, as they are.

5. An interesting sideline, I think.

6. No.

7. No.

Richard, as I understand it part of the purpose of a dissertation is a) to show that you are up in accepted definitions of your subject and b) to demonstrate that you are able to think for yourself and depart from them if you can give good enough reasons.