Category: Folk

The FOLK Impact

The FOLK Impact Folk music originated in the 17th century among  Southern Slaves. As slaves converted to Christianity they began to write songs based on their interpretation of the religion. They created their own traditions

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Folk

Secular Folk Music originated well before the early seventeenth century.  Music was a part of the everyday life of the people of Africa. It was less of a performance and more of a group activity

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Folk

Music Previous Next My reading of choice was “Folk Music: Songs of the Struggle” by Jasmine Jenkins. In her article, Jenkins successfully begun her text with a strong statement when she stated that most of

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hey, Folk!

Hey Folk! Folk music began as a way for enslaved Africans to tell their stories and share their hopes. They used instruments such as the banjo and drums. The genre often followed a call and

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Traditional Folks

Folk This genre was created by African-Americans. It is one of the oldest documented genres created by African-Americans. Folk is a blend of traditional sounds from the homeland of Africa and sounds cultivated on American

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Folk Music: The Start of Country

Folks Love Folk Music The beginning of what we now know as country music and rock and roll. Folk music was the seed that blossomed in to many genres of modern day music. Folk music

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Folk Music Post

Folk music includes traditional music that has evolved during the 20th century during the folk music revival. There are different types of folk music, this can be considered as commercial and classical styles. There has

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Implications of Folk Music

Implications of Folk Music In 1865, folk music emitted a sense of hope, comfort, and faith, but was distinguished by its secular nature, storytelling, and depictions of protest.  Passing songs throughout generations, African slaves generated

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What’s Up With Folk?

What’s Up With Folk? “That’s all folks… Music” Article Critique by Sarah Bradford Folk Music originated in 1865 in the Americas from Africans of from divine cultural descent.  In “That’s all folks… Music” article, readers

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Folk Post

Origin Folk music has been a part of African American history since we arrived in the Americas. Folk music is performed by people and people and passed down by the people to the next generation.

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