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folk' song"




1. a song originating among the people of a country or area, passed by oral tradition from one singer or generation to the next, often existing in several versions, and marked generally by simple, modal melody and stanzaic, narrative verse.
2. a song of similar character written by a known composer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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