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Duskygrin
05-10-2012, 12:52 PM
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XYlophonetreeZ
05-10-2012, 01:00 PM
I just hope that a century from now, "Cruising California (Bumpin' in My Trunk)" will be recognized as a great Californian folk song.


Oh yeah. And Tupac. Him too.

Isolated Fury
05-10-2012, 08:24 PM
Depends on what you consider "fOlk."

Look up kings of
Convenience. I like them. Mellow. Chill. Fucking yeah. But if you mean folk like tambourines and coronets, fuck that. Modern folk >>>>>> native folk. Fuck that noise.

TheJakes84
05-10-2012, 08:47 PM
Lex Land and The Lost Boys.

XYlophonetreeZ
05-11-2012, 02:08 PM
You've got to be kidding me.

Why? Is there such a thing as folk music anymore? I mean, with the rise of recorded music and the Internet, there isn't much room for music that gets passed down as folklore. The closest you could come is underground hip-hop, I guess, where people's entire way of life is rapping out in the streets to get by, trying to represent their crib. Bits of those songs could get passed down assuming that their creators don't croak due to being gatted down by their rivals. It's not exactly commonplace to see some hippie faggot white dude with paint-stained clothes and an afro going from house to house singing "kum ba yah" with a hand-whittled mandolin.

yarock
05-11-2012, 02:22 PM
Fact that I know them from tv shows affect their credibility?

Efige efige - Greece
Ninna ninna - Italy

Also there is that finnish polka song.

Llamas
05-11-2012, 04:16 PM
Why? Is there such a thing as folk music anymore? I mean, with the rise of recorded music and the Internet, there isn't much room for music that gets passed down as folklore. The closest you could come is underground hip-hop, I guess, where people's entire way of life is rapping out in the streets to get by, trying to represent their crib. Bits of those songs could get passed down assuming that their creators don't croak due to being gatted down by their rivals. It's not exactly commonplace to see some hippie faggot white dude with paint-stained clothes and an afro going from house to house singing "kum ba yah" with a hand-whittled mandolin.

Oh god, I don't care that your post was completely irrelevant to the thread. I died. A+.

yarock
05-11-2012, 04:34 PM
Tom Waits' Russian Dance pretty much sums all those epic, goosebump-inducing traditional Russ songs.

Hah, I don't know if it will do any good but I decided to invest more in this thread. Also, I'm wondering how do you reach those youtube titles with different alphabets.

I have two from 50's movies, one is American, from Stalag 17 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INPNyNivNWA), not exacty a personal favourite of mine but I found the scene succesful for how Wilder shows the viewer how a group of enslaved men can still have it in them.

The other is German, well it's really hard for anyone to escape from the tenderness of the scene especially when the light-headed soldiers started mumbling along with the song, the ending of Paths of Glory (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3ifRA0Kj-8).

I have one more, this time English, plays at the final of every Sharpe episode.

Through Portugal, Flanders and Spain
King George commands and we obey

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKkHKwEKSgg

TheJakes84
05-13-2012, 06:35 AM
You've got to be kidding me.

Seriously, I wasn't tryna be all sarcastic and shit.

Free?
05-13-2012, 01:27 PM
I've always found folk songs (mainly Russian and Latvian) to be extremely uncreative and boring even before I started paying any attention to music, I still haven't changed my mind, I don't even feel bad about not giving the genre a chance, it's just so not my thing.
Until I've got to know Frank Turner, who is a modern English folk singer-songwriter. I love his stuff. Yeah, it's not stuff that I grew up with, but it's undoubtedly my biggest folky and musical influence so I had to mention it. There are more or less folky songs in his repertoire, here is the tip of the iceberg.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVs4peLeS1A
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGpGCqmwDqU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orjhVM5F4tw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kz-OZqa4igQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQMVHhxTtLc&feature=related
Isn't he wonderful?

XYlophonetreeZ
05-13-2012, 10:22 PM
Oh god, I don't care that your post was completely irrelevant to the thread. I died. A+.

Um, nice sig, asshole.

JK lawl. This is the one time I'm OK with 2 people having the same sig, because that's probably the most quotable quote I've seen on this BBS for about 5 years.

We should get the same avatar and user title and be the new Endy and Jebus.