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Posted By: punkfolkrocker
13-Jun-19 - 12:10 PM
Thread Name: Pop songs done in the 'folk style'
Subject: RE: Pop songs done in the 'folk style'
'Sympathy' by Rarebird, is imho one of the best naive protest songs ever
and should be a folk standard...

An old drippy hippy prog rock lyric just as relevant as ever...

The LP also happens to be one of the first rock records I ever owned when I was about 12..

It was in a clearance sale in Woolworths, and I liked the cover picture..

Just by pure coincidence, a few days ago I discovered a 1970s Soviet Bloc cover version
sung in Georgian...