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Traditional folk music comes to us from history and prehistoric times. It was a way of transmitting information as well as making difficult tasks more enjoyable. In these early days of mankind, not everyone was privileged enough to have schooling. This means that not everyone could always read and write. So singing was a great way of teaching




The medium of folk music was used by tribal elders to teach the younger generation about their history. This is true of almost every indigenous culture on Earth. The stories that were conveyed through music were related to their way of life in all aspects. Their history as well as their spirituality. But times have changed and with it the sound of folk music.


Folk music for relaxation


There was a time in our history that we see today only in museums, when one group of people always sought dominance over another group. This can be seen throughout history when one group of people conquered another group and claimed their land for themselves. Very often during these conquests the natives were kept as slaves. Folk music became incredibly important.


Folk music became a way to stay in touch with your roots while working in a place where you were forcibly removed from your way of life. In addition, it has become a way to work more intensively and faster. Trending songs in Nigeria She often maintained a rhythm that people had to work to in order to have a productive day. But folk music has changed again.


Folk Revival


In the middle of the 20th century, folk music caught the attention of many musical artists. The folk music revival movement was manfully started in the United States of America. The artists combined the sounds of various folk songs and created their own stories that we would pass on. One of the most iconic sounds of folk—which sets it apart from most other forms of music—is a catchy or poignant melody with lyrics that are easy to sing along to.


During the 1930s, a second folk music revival took the world by storm. One of the first artists to embrace the beautiful sounds of folk was Woody Guthrie. He sang not only traditional folk songs, but also composed his own songs. Since then, many artists have taken on the sound of folk music. But the beauty of folk is that the sound is unique to the person.


Folk music activism


Since folk music has such a moving sound and the lyrics often speak to the soul of the listener, it evokes emotions. The lyrics talk about real issues and the songwriters use their song to address things that matter. Many folk singers and performers have become activists in their areas of interest.


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