Definition of folk song in English:

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folk song


A song that originates in traditional popular culture or that is written in such a style.
Example sentences
  • Whether she is singing a traditional folk song, a ballad, or a song with a message, Baez is a singer without compare.
  • In this compilation, appropriate music has been added, often based on folk songs or popular songs of the time.
  • Among the most popular styles of folk songs are love songs and patriotic songs.

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Syllabification: folk song

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