folk song

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folk +‎ song

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folk song (plural folk songs)

  1. (music) A song, in any folk style, originating among ordinary people, usually non-professional musicians, and handed down by oral tradition.
  2. (music) A song in the style of folk music, a modern genre of popular music.

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