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See also: folksong
folk song (plural folk songs)
- (music) A song, in any folk style, originating among ordinary people, usually non-professional musicians, and handed down by oral tradition.
- (music, uncountable) folk music
- 2017, Velvel Pasternak, Behind the Music, Stories, Anecdotes, Articles and Reflections, page 190:
- Before my father, Hasidic music was mere folksong. He raised it to the level of art.
- (music) A song in the style of folk music, a modern genre of popular music.
song originating among the working people
song in this style