Mudcat Café message #185666 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #18581   Message #185666
Posted By: Charlie Baum
27-Feb-00 - 02:32 AM
Thread Name: BS: What isn't Folk?
Subject: RE: BS: What isn't Folk?
Try out this definition:

If I sing something not the way you're used to hearing it, and you think I've got the tune or the words wrong, then it isn't folk. On the other hand, if you think I'm singing a variant--then it's folk.

--Charlie Baum