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Guthrie of folk music

In 1963, Bob Dylan was asked by the authors of a forthcoming book on Woody Guthrie to contribute a 25-word comment summarizing his thoughts on the man who had probably been his greatest formative influence. Dylan responded instead with a 194-line poem called "Thoughts on Woody Guthrie, " which took as its theme the eternal human search for hope. "And where do you look for this hope that yer seekin'?" Dylan asks in the poem, before proceeding to a kind of answer:

You can either go to the church of your choice

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“Neighborhood investigation shows him to be a very peculiar individual in that he is only interested in folk lore music, being very temperamental
and ornery. …. He has no sense of money values, handling his own and Government property in a neglectful manner, and paying practically no attention to his
personal appearance. … He has a tendency to neglect his work over a period of time and then just before a deadline he produces excellent results.” (from the FBI file on Alan Lomax, 1940–1980)

Alan Lomax and unidentified man, Aragon, Spain, 1952

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Celebrate Swiss Independence Day at Volksfest  — WKOW
Entertainment includes choral folklore music, yodeling, flag throwing, thalerschwingen, alphorn playing, and accordion music. The Volksfest program runs from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. Tickets are $5.00 for general admission. Children under the age of 12 are free.

Craig Kinsey bring smart, serious sounds to shows  — Chron.com
He's a keen observer of folklore, music and culture, which shows in the music, which plays as an effortless fusion of so many forms that all fall under the old music banner of folk, from Southern American to Eastern European.

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Reel fun: Music of Scotland comes to Caramoor at dusk  — CT Post
This season has introduced people to Bulgarian folklore music, progressive Irish dance and West African dance and rhythms. "The structure is very different from a typical concert," said Kresek, who added that there are activity stations for young ..

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Popular Q&A

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What is the difference between American folk music and greek folk music

The strongest difference is the musical instruments, Greek folk has bouzouki ( an instrument that I do not know if exists in any other country) and the lyrics are also different, they have different meanings Anyway, it's difficult to tell the differences without hear them both.

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