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Florida Folk Festival

The American Folk singer conjures up images of some long-haired, bearded dude wearing homemade clothing and closing his eyes as he plucks away at his banjo and passionately sings about peace and love at a hemp rally. The reason for this stereotype is simple: it’s basically true. Folk music, on the other hand, has so many different definitions, fusions, and permutations that it’s hardly worth trying to define. It can be heard everywhere from classic Dylan albums to present day Geico commercials, and you’ve probably even overheard a few what is and isn’t folk debates within your own particular music …

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october, 2021