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Folk Song

Folk song covers many musical styles but is usually referred to a narrative song that uses traditional melodies to speak on a particular topic. Topical folk songs often address social and political issues, such as work, war, popular opinion.

Folk songs are commonly songs that express something about life that exists, existed, or is about to disappear (or sometimes to be preserved or somehow revived). However, despite the assembly of much work over some two centuries, there's still no certain definition of what folk music (or folklore or the folk) is.

A folk song is a traditional song that our forefathers sang.
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