The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #118895   Message #2574799
Posted By: The Sandman
24-Feb-09 - 12:40 PM
Thread Name: Folk vs. Country
Subject: RE: Folk vs. Country
Jimmie Rogers is often called the "Father Of Country Music". However, his style was highly influenced by Mississippi Blues. The Carters are called "The First Family Of Country Music." Their style was mountain folk music
.maybelle carter was taught her guitar style by a black blues guitarist called LesleyRiddle,they are/were very much folk influenced,they even recorded folk songs like sinking in the deep blue sea[sinking in the lowlands low,or the golden vanity]