Tag: Folk Music

All Music is Folk Music

All Music is Folk Music Present day folk music often features songs performed by white musicians. This was not always the case. Folk music originated

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Nina Simone & Folk Music

Nina Simone and Folk Music Nina Simone used her talents to make a change. Through her music, she addressed topics such as racism, Black empowerment,

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Folk Secular Music

Folk Secular Music History History Previous Next Folk Secular Music was cultivated for the purpose of creating a bridge between the roots of African Americans’

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A Look into Folk Music

A Look Into Folk Music Trinity Burnett Black musicians played an important role in the progression of American Folk Music. Originally coming from negro spirituals,

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The History of Folk Music

Folk Music Influence in Slave Communities Work songs were used in Slave communities to help coordinate movement, lift their spirits, and help ward of fatigue

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