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Old 07-20-2009, 01:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Country... Folk... World Music... Shouldn't each of these have their own category? Or does no one listen to folk tunes anymore? Come on Country fans! Let's revolt and get our own category!
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Old 07-20-2009, 01:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Folk and country encompass borrowing techniques and styles from traditional music of his/her country. "World music" means the same thing, but from a different country/culture than the listener.
So while Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, and Sigur Ros may not sound similar, they belong in the same forum.

Hope that clears things up for ya. =)
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Old 07-20-2009, 05:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Neither of the styles generate enough interest to warrant their own forums here, as they'd be a bit of a ghost town. Sad but true.
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