Folk rock definition

February 17, 2016
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The tracks range from rousing acappella harmonies, mellow piano ballads, rockabilly shuffles, influences of world music and funky folk rock.Often melancholy and meditative, Black Marmot is a band that brings a sort of thoughtfulness to its particular brand of folk rock, especially on an album such as 2012's "Everyday Seeker, '' which sustains a thick emotional current from beginning to end.Their sound and image is so steeped in 1970s Californian folk rock that it's a refreshing contrast to the over-produced, over-hyped, over-done pop music of today.There are less traditional English folk and more American folk rock influences on Babel, with tracks such as Lover Of The Light and Hopeless Wanderer sounding very Bruce Springsteen-esque in style.Our second picture is from 1983 and shows the North East folk rock group, Mucus and the Bogey Men, Stephen Willis, Nicholas Bunker and Tony Bennet.Fairport Convention formed in 1967 and are widely regarded as the most important single group in the English folk rock movement.With drummer Duncan Arrow and bass player Rupert de Jonghe, their distinctive folk rock sound will be heard a variety of festivals in 2009.FOLK rock band The Levellers are one of the major headliners at Brum's popular free festival this month.April 25 /PRNewswire/ - Visionaries of Harford County who are "uniting Leaders One Project at a Time" through a series of community projects will hold a folk rock concert featuring John Flynn and presented by Freedom Road Productions on May 17th at The Residents' Club at Bulle Rock, starting at 7:00pm.The Wallsend-born musician, who famously claimed to have written and performed the mandolin 'hook' to Rod Stewart's Maggie May, has joined forces with a number of other legends from the world of folk rock to form The Gathering.Eileen Hemphill-Haley returns to Tsunami Books today to perform what she calls "story-oriented folk rock.Songs range from raw thrashes to straight-ahead rock with a short detour to roots-tinged folk rock, raucously mixing in a little sex, a few drugs, a touch of politics, and rock and roll.
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