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Thread #159367   Message #3775619
Posted By: GUEST,HiLo
28-Feb-16 - 06:26 PM
Thread Name: American versus Canadian folk music
Subject: RE: American versus Canadian folk music
I would say that " folk", whatever that is... Is very different across Canada. east coast music is very Scottish/Acadian in its roots. North America is a huge place and the music reflects that. Nova Scotia , in particular, has a very unique tradition, as does New Brunswick in many ways. I would say that lumping together all of North America is not a good idea. there are, at least in my experience, very considerable differences. Just a
Personal observation, I am by no means an expert! But different things grow in different soils.