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Thread #165645   Message #3976134
Posted By: Iains
11-Feb-19 - 10:35 AM
Thread Name: Where Have all the Folkies Gone
Subject: RE: Where Have all the Folkies Gone
"how can some of Ewan MacColls songs have evolved into folk songs? "
They didn't, and Ewan was always insistent on this fact - his sings never became folk songs

Does this mean that existence of the genre of contemporary folk is utter nonsense, despite it's well established genesis?