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Posted By: Jim Carroll
16-Aug-19 - 10:32 AM
Thread Name: BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019
Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019
"no they aren't definitions."
'fraid they are al
They are not "hotly debated" - a few high flyers have gone rogue and decided to make them something else, but as the numbers are far to few to even scratch the surface of over a century's research they don't mean quat
All of which is a million miles away from the club scene which is declining at the rate of knots basically because nobody knows what they will be served if they go to a folk club any more
If you say there is a debate, pwerhaps yo can tell me what the academic's arguments are and who is putting them
No ?
Thought not
Jim