The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #19126   Message #194746
Posted By: Bert
14-Mar-00 - 12:04 PM
Thread Name: BS: What is folk music?
Subject: RE: BS: What is folk music?
Frank, in the late Forties, Billy Cotton was playing something that we would recognize today as Rap. I don't know if modern Rap derived from his stuff or from similar African origins.