The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #145654   Message #4167028
Posted By: Lighter
06-Mar-23 - 10:10 AM
Thread Name: A.L.Lloyd & Sea Chanties
Subject: RE: A.L.Lloyd & Sea Chanties
I'm with Nick and Gibb.

The average consumer/performer of folk song (or "folk song") needn't care about these matters, but influential attempts to represent culture should be exceedingly careful about how they do it.

As for erasing or distorting the past, that's becoming something of a movement in the U.S. - on both the left and the right.