Mudcat Café message #397310 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #30782   Message #397310
Posted By: Jim Krause
13-Feb-01 - 04:31 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: What Is Folk?
Subject: RE: HELP -what is folk music?
I have been avoiding this thread whenever it pops up, but I can't any longer.

Folk music is that music which people perform for their own enjoyment and entertainment. When money changes hands, it ceases to be folk music, and becomes business.