folk adj. of, originating among, or having to do with the common people, who transmit the general culture of the group through succeeding generations. -ery suffix forming nouns meaning "place for, art of, collection of," from M.E. -erie, from L. -arius.
Music
The two-stringed lutes

The two-stringed lutes

by Fr. Joemar Sibug, OP (from his Slice of Life column) photo courtesy ASEAN I ARRIVED in Davao City for my new assignment last September 5, 2011. One of the things we needed for our mission house in Bajada was a bell. Our religious community uses the bell for our wake up call in the...
When Gram Parsons Sang Folk

When Gram Parsons Sang Folk

My mom’s music was what I grew up listening to. Records of the more popular folk and country “with a dose of rock” artists like Loggins and Messina, Dan Fogelberg, Jim Croce, and John Denver were played in family get-togethers. And by high school, the term “country rock” for me was synonymous to the Eagles....
Free Music Downloads

Free Music Downloads

Once in a while, music artists offer free songs to download. And whether or not it’s all part of their strategies to sell more later, we can’t deny that we like these little surprises. There would have been more of those listed here, but some of the old free downloads I love had expired. So...
3 Reasons to Watch Inside Llewyn Davis

3 Reasons to Watch Inside Llewyn Davis

There’s a folk movie coming and it’s from highly awarded siblings. Here’s three reasons to watch Inside Llewyn Davis: It’s the Coen brothers and they’re tackling folk music. The movie, which is about a singer-songwriter navigating New York’s folk music scene in the 60s, is currently set to be released early next year. Although highly...
Introduction

Introduction

Listen to the most suitable song for a first post in a folk blog while we make a quick introduction. We are a group of folkniks who also share a love for literature, films, art in general, movement, DIYs, cooking, and ethnic culture. For a while now we have been divulging each other’s finds. A...