The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #166037   Message #3989381
Posted By: Jim Carroll
26-Apr-19 - 12:42 PM
Thread Name: Ireland's Favourite Folk Song
Subject: RE: Ireland's Favourite Folk Song
"But the 'folk' seem to have accepted 'Summertime' as the kind of song 'sung at parties' -
As they have Abba's Waterloo and The Birdie Song
This attitude robs folk song of its uniqueness and importance as a people's art
You have given your own answer - by counting yourself out you can have no input in this subject
Jim