The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2224   Message #3747144
Posted By: Jim Carroll
28-Oct-15 - 01:03 PM
Thread Name: What is a Folk Song?
Subject: RE: What is a Folk Song?
"Wide appeal is certainly one characteristic of a traditional song"
Folk song at present appeals to a very small number of people and there is no great evidence that this was ever not the case.
"Wide appeal" within small communities maybe...
Jim Carroll