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Thread #165550   Message #3972599
Posted By: Jim Carroll
21-Jan-19 - 07:27 AM
Thread Name: Vibrant UK folk music scenes
Subject: RE: Vibrant UK folk music scenes
"It does make me wonder why people who seem to hate the current folk scene with such passion bother subscribing to a folk music forum. Some"
Maybe its because thy love folk song and what the current folk scene has done tto it Dave
This is a forum for discussion the traditional arts - not defending the indefensible
Perhaps Mudcat shoud be restricted only to those who support the revisionism that has taken place, thus creating another 'no-go' area
What are people so reluctant to discuss the fact that yo can no longer be guaranteed hearing folk songs at folk clubs any more ?
We have been robbed of our right to choose our music on the folk scene due to sharp practice - that is a fact
If those who have allowed this to happen refuse to discuss it, it's unfair to those who helped establish the folk scene and never had any problems identifying what we were talking about - a hostile takeover, no less