Frequently Asked Questions
How is Folk Music Different From Country?
Both country music and folk music have their roots in the story-song tradition, particularly in rural communities. If musical styles have ancestors, the common ancestor to folk and country music would be the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers. Learn more about what distinguishes country music from folk.
Is Folk music always so serious?
A common misconception is that all Folk music is serious
What is Folk Music?
Answers to questions frequently posed about Folk music
Is Folk Music Always Acoustic?
Many people assume all Folk music is acoustic