Mudcat Café message #3879742 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162666   Message #3879742
Posted By: Steve Gardham
02-Oct-17 - 07:49 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
>>>>>I have not attempted to link origins with the oral tradition,<<<<
>>>>>>THe term "folk" was devised by Thom to identify it's home-made common origins rather than stall-bought artifacts<<<<<<
>>>>>>he also rewrote quite a few songs in Burns' fashion<<<<<