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.
Posts tagged "60s Folk Music"
Help Raise Funds for The Ballad of Shirley Collins

Help Raise Funds for The Ballad of Shirley Collins

A Kickstarter campaign has been started by Burning Bridges & Fifth Column Films to make a feature documentary called The Ballad of Shirley Collins. The film will be a lyrical response to the life and works of Shirley Collins who was a central figure to the folk revival of the 60s, and 70s. As of...
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....
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...