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Thread #166789   Message #4020523
Posted By: Jim Carroll
20-Nov-19 - 01:44 PM
Thread Name: The current state of folk music in UK
Subject: RE: The current state of folk music in UK
"I asked that Walter be discussed elsewhere"
If I mistook your intention I apologies, I'm not sure I did -
I'm not sure how throwing Walter, as the only example of a traditional singer, being evicted helps a discussion such as this anyway nobody else was suggesting a return to real folk music
I wasn't the only one toto take your point as I did
It was followed by the suggestion that in future source singers be given their own perma - thread (to keep them out of the way, I took that to mean
What they had to offer should be a permanent guide to where the scene is heading if you are talking about folk song - go and ask Martin Carthy or Liza or Lal - all of whom have spent a great deal of time saying exactly that