Mudcat Café message #3989323 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #166031   Message #3989323
Posted By: Jim Carroll
26-Apr-19 - 05:31 AM
Thread Name: Making folk club recordings available
Subject: RE: Making folk club recordings available
"I am in favour of creative artists getting paid for their work"
I would be if it was done even handedly and all-inclusively - neither is the case
It favours the most successful and it ignores the creative artistry that went into the making of our folk songs
Onnce you hang a price tag on creative art it ceases to be art and becomes a commodity
The folk scene was created to escape from that rat-race