I Love Folk Music

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    tuesday 6 september 2011 it's almost all in the past now, but for the eight years it lasted it was enriching. the list of folk performers I admire and who were part of my life is very long. naming just a few:  anne hills, joan baez, old blind dogs, stan rogers, bill jones, bob...
    sehnen sehnen
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Sep 6, 2011

    Folkdove- Dark Eyed Sailor.

    Great French folk group from the early 1970s
    Cierzo Cierzo
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015

    Story Of An Earthen Pot And Love Stricken Sohni...........!!!!!

    The song is ‘kanday utte’ and the story is of sohani and mahiwal.......!!! some time ago i posted the same song which was sung by rahat fatheh ali khan and has commercial and soft appeal to the ears.....!! the music and the words are combined together so that anyone can...
    snuffal snuffal
    26-30, F
    Nov 13, 2012

    For Cranburies

    This is for you Cranburies.Many have sung it, but I was your age when I heard The Kingston Trio perform it. I thought you might like to hear it... 
    kbgloves1 kbgloves1
    61-65, M
    1 Response May 9, 2013

    I Love Folk Music.

    Sometimes as crazy and unscientific  as this sounds its just good for the soul. Its like sometimes I just feel healed ( emotionaly)after listening to folk music. The soothing tones and beats are  just relaxing. Some artist Ive really love are: Old Crow Medicine...
    applescruffs applescruffs
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2010

    Ani!! ^_^

     Ani freakin Difranco!! Gosh, where do I start. Every heartbreak, every heartache and every failed moment ( which occurs quite a lot) Ani's always there to heal the soul. I know it sounds cliche but the connection she shares with the audience is electrifying. Some say she's way...
    maplesyrupp maplesyrupp
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2011

    Any Willie Nelson Fans?

    I just found an incredible special for tomorrow on Willie Nelson's "One Hell Of A Ride" set over at popmarket.com! It includes 100 songs that span over 5 decades along with a full color 100 page book!
    mvandy2010 mvandy2010
    Nov 17, 2010


    Always reminds me of my childhood- surrounded by hippies and musicians and artists. My dad raised me on Joni Mitchell, Carole King, John Denver, James Taylor, and Bob Dylan, and as I grew older I just grew to really appreciate all forms of folk music.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2010

    time to crank up some Woody Guthrie in the rain

    "Doing some HARD TRAVELING hiking in Kentucky
    Direwolf65 Direwolf65
    51-55, M
    Jun 20, 2015

    Amos Lee!!!

    Oh my Gosh, I'm like obessed with his music. Everything about it is just...WOW! I would LOVE to see him live...But now that I think about it...Amos Lee is more Folk-Rock-Blues-Soul...hehe But it's nice to liste to someone who actually sings about meangingful things withoout...
    kbentley17 kbentley17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2010

    Brett Dennen

    Sweet, Intelligent, profound, sublime
    kbentley17 kbentley17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2010

    The Perfect Thanksgiving Song - Alice's Restaurant

    I saw Arlo sing this, many years ago... This song always brings a smile 
    deleted deleted
    Nov 23, 2011
    sabbracaddabraa sabbracaddabraa
    22-25, M
    Jun 28, 2015

    The Simplicity...

    ...of the music really sticks with me. That grassroots feel with lyrics that mean so much or so little - it encompasses my entire prespective. I think anyone can relate to one of those things that just feels right to them. Folk music is for me. There are too many artists to name...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 24, 2008

    So Many Genres...

    The best genres of folk I feel are the ones that sing of time of old before the modernization/globalization of the world, even beginning before Christianity spread everywhere. To me folk is equal to pagan, but that's just me. See with folk every nation has a "folk" so...
    Sabi87 Sabi87
    22-25, M
    Jan 3, 2010
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