The word folk is a noun. Folk means (1) the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community, (2) people in general, (3) people descended from a common ancestor, (4) a social division of (usually preliterate) people.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word folk.
John C. Campbell Folk School, located in Brasstown, North Carolina, offers year-round weekend and weeklong classes for adults in arts and crafts, music and dance, cooking and gardening, as well as nature studies, photography and writing.
Founded in 1818, the Farmers' Almanac is prized by city folk as well as country farmers. People still consult it frequently, as did generations from a century ago. With this nostalgic context, current editions of the Farmers' Almanac are filled with entertaining short stories, cooking recipes, and interesting facts. Visitors will enjoy reading weather forecasts and household tips as well as gardening advice and fishing calendars.
The following articles provide recent folk-related news.
Sheryl Crow and Ketch Secor, of Old Crow Medicine Show, talk about hallowed ground for music fans, the one-time home to the Grand Ole Opry that bears witness to country, folk and rock history
CBS News. Sunday, 16 Aug 2020 10:09:03 -0400.
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