Mudcat Café message #2266054 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2224   Message #2266054
Posted By: TheSnail
19-Feb-08 - 06:12 AM
Thread Name: What is a Folk Song?
Subject: RE: What is a Folk Song?
Jim Carroll

Travellers were still making songs up to the mid seventies,

What makes them folk songs any more than a Ewan MacColl song? MacColl was surely a participant and no passive recipient.