How has Folk music Impacted Contemporary Popular Music?

A discussion of the enduring influence of folk music upon modern popular music using the example of Whiskey in the Jar and Cold Chisel’s compositions. Isabelle Mills has argued that ‘The texts of the traditional folk songs give poignant reminders of the universal timeless characteristics of mankind in their living, loving, toiling, and suffering’[1] and … Read moreHow has Folk music Impacted Contemporary Popular Music?