The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #60042 Message #960560
Posted By: radriano
28-May-03 - 12:03 PM
Thread Name: Living Tradition and the Revival
Subject: RE: Living Tradition and the Revival
Okay, so if Martin Carthy sings a traditional song in a wine bar he is part of the continuing tradition but if he sings the same song in a concert hall, he is not. In other words, being paid for singing makes it not traditional.