Definition of folk song in English:

folk song

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noun

  • A song that originates in traditional popular culture or that is written in such a style: a Scandinavian folk song [mass noun]: this type of rhyme has survived only in folk song
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    • 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.

Derivatives

folk singer

noun
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  • Baird, a classical musician who communicates as strongly as the best folk singers, also phrases like an angel.
  • This time we hear the folk songs themselves on tape, Berio's own recording of an Italian folk singer.
  • Popular television shows feature Kyrgyz pop and folk singers and musicians.

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