20 quick facts about folk music!
- The djembe, an African drum that has 3 different sounds bass, tone, and slap.
- The Kora
- Rhythm bones
- Some forms of folk music use ham-boning.
- Folk music influenced change during the civil rights movement.
- Stems from negro spirituals.
- Folk music originated in Africa.
- Folk music poured into and influenced Neo-soul.
Some Folk artists
- Nina Simone
- Tracy Chapman
- The Kingston trio
- Lead belly
- Elizabeth Cotten
- Rhiannon Giddens
- Paul Robeson
- The Jolly Boys