Folk Quotes

And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk.

Ray Stannard Baker

Folk is bare bones music.

Ben Harper

That folk music led to learning to play, and making things up led to what turns out to be the most lucrative part of the music business - writing, because you get paid every time that song gets played.

Jackson Browne

The only folk I can judge are people like Woody Allen who I think is a genius, largely because I think he has beaten the system. He has his own company, and his films are all his own ideas. It's his direction, and so it comes out the way he imagined it.

Nigel Kneale

Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He's the chap who makes it possible for civilized folk to despise war.

Allan Massie

At the same time all this was happening, there was a folk song revival movement goingon, so the commercial music industry was actually changed by the Civil Rights Movement.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Folk rock was my real roots. I did a few gigs as a folk artist, in the style of Fairport Convention.

Alan Parsons

Real folk music long ago went to Nashville and left no known survivors.

Donal Henahan

We were like psychedelic folk combined with Sonic Youth's noise.

Daisy Berkowitz

We are a plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another

Ovid

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Updated On : January 11, 2011
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