We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Folk music is a bunch of fat people.
I rejected most of the folk I was exposed to in the Seventies. I came around later to Tom Waits, some parts of Jim Croce, and a lot of Cat Stevens.
When I was six, I entered a talent contest. I dyed my hair blond, had a chainsaw and pretended I was Eminem. The old folk weren't expecting that.
From Jesse James to Charles Manson, the media, since their inception, have turned criminals into folk heroes.
I never saw myself as a folk singer.
I became interested in folk music because I had to make it somehow.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
I like narrative storytelling as being part of a tradition, a folk tradition.
I love a lot of Irish folk music and Irish folk songs.
I'm just a very primitive, infantile folk singer.
I have sung as many as 6,000 songs of various hues, be they classical, pop or folk songs. I have even performed free of charge for the Maharashtra government.
Folk songs, whatever else they might be, are mainly craft.
Like all right-listening folk, I am an implacable enemy of all muzak.
There's a similarity between European and North African folk musics.