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50 Years, Then and Now

We are not much into nostalgia.   And we aren’t groupies.   But it was more than idle curiosity that drew us to Minneapolis last week to see and listen to the folk blues singing hero of our youth, Tom Rush. 769 more words


Let's Keep the Australian Bush Poetry Always Alive

Poetry is perhaps one of the most beautiful things that a poet expresses through words. Understanding the in-depth meaning of any poetry is not everyone’s cup of tea, but one who understands it, gets lost into the world of poetry. 220 more words

Aboriginal Music

Get to Know About Didgeridoos- The Oldest Indigenous Musical Instrument in Australia

The aboriginal music is popular Australian music originated by the aborigines. The aborigines are Australia’s indigenous people who migrated somewhere from Asia about 30,000 years ago. 239 more words

Aboriginal Music

Banjos, Mandolins, Cats, and Dogs

In the 1950s and 1960s, Sunday afternoons were spirited times in Washington Square Park.  For several hours folk singers, accompanied by enthusiasts, performed in the public space.  830 more words

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Folk singers, throngs of medical students, and Indian pride—Modi in Shanghai

SHANGHAI—Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked a crowd of some 3,000 Indians living in China to feel proud of their nation and its rich heritage on a May 16 speech, and asked each Indian present to convince five Chinese to visit India. 1,498 more words

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Sparrow-Folk and Tara Moss want to Ruin Your Day

This year, as I like to do, I went to the National Folk Festival, albeit for only one day instead of my usual two. I love the music, but I also love the singer-songwriters for whom the lyrics are at least as important at the music. 746 more words

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