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Re: Folk music

Postby GoogaMooga » 28 Sep 2021, 16:53

GoogaMooga wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:British folk like the Canterbury scene

Jamaican ska like the Laurel Canyon scene... ;)


No, there was a Canterbury scene in folk, was there not?


Oh, my bad - it was prog. :oops:
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Re: Folk music

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 28 Sep 2021, 17:47

GoogaMooga wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:Jamaican ska like the Laurel Canyon scene... ;)


No, there was a Canterbury scene in folk, was there not?


Oh, my bad - it was prog. :oops:




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Re: Folk music

Postby Darkness_Fish » 28 Sep 2021, 23:03

GoogaMooga wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:Jamaican ska like the Laurel Canyon scene... ;)


No, there was a Canterbury scene in folk, was there not?


Oh, my bad - it was prog. :oops:

To be fair, more interesting than strict prog in some cases, early Soft Machine especially, but not folk.

I am struggling to think of many great combinations of folk and pop though. Nothing springs to mind.
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