2016-10-28T11:03:42ZFolk Music today may not look like it did a hundred years ago, or even just thirty years ago, but its not the only thing that has changed. Folk is nothing if not adequately commenting on the times in which it exists.
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2016-10-28T11:03:42ZLearn more about seminal folk music supergroup The Weavers, with this introductory bio and profile, including recommended albums and MP3s.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZA history of the traditional folk song, covered by Simon and Garfunkel in the 1960s.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZNickel Creek was a leading force in progressive bluegrass until they split in 2007. They reunited in 2013 ... Learn more about Nicekl Creek.
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2016-10-28T11:03:42Znot continue?""> I remember the first time I saw the full original version of " This Land is Your Land
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZHistory of American folk music, from topical and protest music to folk-pop, indie roots, Americana, bluegrass, and other forms of acoustic music.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZLearn more about American bluegrass music with this list of essential bluegrass artists.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZThe Carter Family is one of the most influential families in traditional folk and country music, from the original family band lineup through to the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Learn more about the musical contributions of the Carters with this introductory family tree.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZWhen it comes to creative freedom, Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan have been two of the most historically defiant risk-takers among American singer-songwriters. Loyal only to the muse, it was inevitable that the paths of these two visionaries would eclipse. Read all about Bob Dylan's lifelong friendship with Johnny Cash here.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZA brief history of the American bluegrass music, from the Foggy Mountain Boys to Nickle Creek.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZLearn more about the height of the civil rights movement with this look at civil rights and folk music.
2016-10-28T11:03:42Z"Over the River and Through the Woods" is widely known as one of the most beloved songs about Thanksgiving
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZOne of the best ways to learn more about the music Pete Seeger made, is to learn to sing the songs he sang. Here are some of the essentials.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZAmerican folk music encompasses all kinds of styles, from political protest music to bluegrass and traditional country, topical songs, love songs, feminist songs, death ballads and beyond. The style has been heavily influenced, though, by some major artists who have come along and left a lasting mark on the field of folk music. Here's a look at some of the most influential American folk artists.
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2016-10-28T11:03:42Zfolk music instruments, musical instruments, american folk music, americana, roots music, bluegrass instruments, jug band instruments, old time music instruments, banjo, harmonica, jew's harp, musical jug, spoons, washboard, washtub bass, guitar
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZAdvice for songwriters - Quick tips on how to write a great contemporary folk song (though the same idea applies to any style of music).
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZHere's a look at the 50 best singer/songwriters, artists and bands in the history of American folk music, from the 1940s through the 60s until today.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZThere is no such thing as men's history month. Rather than talk about why, I figured it was only fair to point out the great contributions men have made to American folk music. Since this site already contained a countdown of the important women, why not give equal mention to the men? So here you have it: my top ten picks of the most important men in American folk music.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZWhen Bob Dylan unfurled the Rolling Thunder Revue in 1975, it was a time-stopping burst of brilliance that helped define an age. Dylan's gypsy road show paid tribute to the longstanding tradition of American bohemianism. Read more about this seminal moment in American music history.
2016-10-28T11:03:42ZFrom Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell to Ani Difranco, here's a look at ten of the best American folk music singer/songwriters of all time.