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Thread #162917   Message #3885992
Posted By: Dave the Gnome
31-Oct-17 - 12:40 PM
Thread Name: What is Happening to our Folk Clubs
Subject: RE: What is Happening to our Folk Clubs
Raggy has repeated his definition a number of times, Jim, so I am sure he is sick of doing so. That being the case I will repeat it for him. Folk music is not defined, it is a combination of listening and common sense. It is what Walter Pardon did and you have applauded him for the same thing. he had no problem in distinguishing between the different genres of song in his repertoire Neither have I. Neither has Raggy. And, I suspect, no one on here has any problem differentiating. Walter was certainly well versed (pun intended) in folk song, but so are many others. The views of one man do not define folk music.