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"Folk Songs"

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Why the quotation marks?  For this New Sounds we’ll hear tunes that might sound like folk songs, but are actually new songs in the folk tradition. Some actually are traditional tunes, as in those from the Carter Family repertoire – in the case of a Bill Frisell offering, and some are extensions of the tradition, which draw from rural Appalachian and early Americana.

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New Sounds

"Folk Songs"

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Why the quotation marks?  For this New Sounds we’ll hear tunes that might sound like folk songs, but are actually new songs in the folk tradition. Some actually are traditional tunes, as in those from the Carter Family repertoire – in the case of a Bill Frisell offering, and some are extensions of the tradition, which draw from rural Appalachian and early Americana.