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GUEST,Lynn Koch What makes folk music American? (38) RE: What makes folk music American? 04 Mar 02

Compounding the matter is songs that are derived from a variety of sources. Take the song "John of Dreams", for instance - It appears in the Ossian books as an Irish song, but the tune is staight out of Tchaikovsky's ^th Symphony. So is it Irish or Russian? Ultimately, does it really matter WHAT we call this stuff as long as it's performed by those of us who care about it?

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