folk music

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Synonyms for folk music

the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community

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Toshi, wife of the venerable folk-music hero Pete Seeger, was fascinated when she saw McGuinn recording with the Cool Edit Pro software.
Yet one thing Dylan has never been is "authentic," the prime value of the late '50s and early '60s folk-music milieu from which he arose.
Reuss was a passionate participant in the folk-music "revival" of the late 1950s and 1960s who chose to study the pre-revival era, when activists such as Alan Lomax, Pete Seeger, and Irwin Silber promoted folk music as a radical voice.
A popular folk-music event will soon return to the Conejo Valley.
Mitchell, like Bob Dylan and Neil Young, is one of only a handful of singer-songwriters who rose out of the 1960s folk-music culture to become elder statesmen of rock.