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Thread #165645   Message #3975564
Posted By: Big Al Whittle
08-Feb-19 - 01:10 PM
Thread Name: Where Have all the Folkies Gone
Subject: RE: Where Have all the Folkies Gone
it won't die out, because everyone needs to make music.

folk music won't die out as long as there are folk. its an essential function of being a folk. like breathing, eating, dancing, and reproduction.

what's sad is that in other countries they freely acknowledge how folk music feeds into , and is an essential part of the indigent culture.

half the stuff on spanish radio sounds a bit like flamenco
blues singers acknowledge the relationship between their music with rap and jazz.

anyone with ears not actually constructed of oak can spot how folk music feeds in to The Beatles and Oasis, and yet only in England was this blank incomprehension as to how such music found its way into folk clubs.

The mistake was to exclude the folk. If now you feel excluded, it is hardly surprising.