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folk ballad

  • n  a song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
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  • Today’s Movie Trailer: Inside Llewyn Davis
    The latest trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen’s ’60s folk-music meditation Inside Llewyn Davis takes viewers into the wintery world of period-piece New York, full of classic Greenwich Village landmarks and singing Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan. Oh, and before you ask, that song is called “Dink’s Song” and it’s a traditional folk ballad, not original to the movie. You can hear Dave Van Ronk ...
    July 2, 2013 - Time Magazine

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