According to Wikipedia, "It has been defined in several ways; as music transmitted by word of
mouth, music of the lower classes, music with no known composer."
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Folk is the music of ramblers and wildcats, grifters and coal miners, killers, thieves, pimps, train hoppers, hitch hikers, hillbillies, rednecks, ex-slaves, families, farmers, Americans, immigrants, basically anybody, and everybody, you know, folks.
This Sunday at The Roundup in Davie (9020 West State Road 84 corner of Pine Island and 595) from noon to 9 p.m., 18 performers will put it all out there for the 2010 South Florida Folk Roundup. Cover is $15 to $20, log on to browardfolkclub.com for more info or call 954-341-5953.
The video above comes from Panama Red who will be there too.