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  1. Folk rock - Wikipedia

    Folk rock is a hybrid music genre combining elements of folk music and rock music, which arose in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom in the mid-1960s. In the U.S., folk rock emerged from the folk music revival and the influence that the Beatles and other British Invasion bands had on members of that movement.

  2. British folk rock - Wikipedia
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    British folk rock is a form of folk rock which developed in the United Kingdom from the mid 1960s, and was at its most significant in the 1970s. Though the merging of folk and rock music came from several sources, it is widely regarded that the success of "The House of the Rising Sun" by British band the Animals in 1964 was a catalyst, prompting Bob Dylan to "go electric", in which, like the Animals, he brought folk and rock music together, from which other musicians followed. In the same year,

    Though the merging of folk and rock music came from several sources, it is widely regarded that the success of "The House of the Rising Sun" by British band the Animals in 1964 was a catalyst, prompting Bob Dylan to go electric. In the same year, the Beatles began incorporating o

    The rapid expansion of British folk rock that followed in the wake of Liege & Lief in the 1970s came mainly from three sources. First were existing folk performers who now ‘electrified’, including Mr. Fox, formed around the acoustic duo Bob and Carole Pegg, and Pentangle ...

    For a time electric folk threatened to break through to the mainstream, peaking in the early-to-mid-1970s when Steeleye Span managed to get one single in the top 20 in 1972 and another in the top 5 in 1975 for "All Around My Hat" and the album of the same name was their most succ

    From about 1970 a number of performers inspired by electric folk, particularly in England, Germany and Brittany, adopted medieval and renaissance music as a basis for their music, in contrast to the early modern and 19th century ballada that dominated the output of Fairport Conve

    Initially Celtic rock replicated electric folk, but naturally replaced the element of English traditional music with its own folk music. It was rapidly evident in all areas of the Celtic nations and regions surrounding England (both Goidelic (Ireland, Scotland, Isle of Man) and B

    In the mid-1980s a new rebirth of English folk began, this time fusing folk forms with energy and political aggression derived from punk rock. Leaders included The Men They Couldn't Hang, Oysterband, Violent Femmes, Billy Bragg and The Pogues. Folk dance music also became popular

    Fairport's Cropredy Convention has been held every year since 1974 near Cropredy, a village five miles north of Banbury, Oxfordshire and attracts 20,000 fans. It remains one of the key events in the UK folk festival calendar. After holding a successful open-air concert at Kentwell Hall, Suffolk in 2005, Steeleye Span decided to hold their own annual festival, known as Spanfest.

    When English bands of the late 1960s and early 1970s defined themselves as 'electric folk' they were making a distinction with the already existing 'folk rock'. Folk rock was what they had already been producing: American or American style singer-songwriter material played on rock instruments, as undertaken by Bob Dylan and the Byrds from 1965. They drew the distinction because they were focusing on indigenous songs and tunes. This is not to say that all the proponents of electric folk totally a

  3. Medieval folk rock - Wikipedia

    Medieval folk rock, medieval rock or medieval folk is a musical subgenre that emerged in the early 1970s in England and Germany which combined elements of early music with rock music. It grew out of the British folk rock and progressive folk movements of the later 1960s.

  4. Folk rock music is a mixture of folk music with modern rock music. Folk rock began in the mid 1960s with performers like the Byrds. Folk singer Bob Dylan created a sensation at the 1965 Newport Festival when he used electric guitar in his performance. This led to many groups wanting to play folk music in the rock style.

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  6. Rock music - Wikipedia

    Roots rock is the term now used to describe a move away from what some saw as the excesses of the psychedelic scene, to a more basic form of rock and roll that incorporated its original influences, particularly country and folk music, leading to the creation of country rock and Southern rock.

  7. Folk rock – Wikipédia

    Folk rock je hudobný žáner, ktorý je spojením folku a rocku.Tento žáner bol pomenovaný v polovici 60. rokov v Spojenom kráľovstve.Zvuk hudobného prejavu vo folk-rockovej hudbe je založený na harmonickom speve sprevádzanom čistým neskresleným zvukom akustických nástrojov, často využíva zvuk dvanásťstrunovej gitary, príkladom by mohla byť hudobná produkcia skupiny The ...

  8. Folk punk - Wikipedia

    Folk punk (known in its early days as rogue folk) is a fusion of folk music and punk rock. It was popularized in the early 1980s by the Pogues in Britain, and by Violent Femmes in the United States. Folk punk achieved some mainstream success in that decade.

  9. Folk rock - Wikipedia

    Folk rock je muzički žanr koji nastoji kombinirati elemente narodne (folk) muzike sa rock muzikom.Izraz folk rock u svom najužem i najranijem smislu označava muzički pravac koji se sredinom 1960-ih stvorio u SAD i Ujedinjenom Kraljevstvu.

  10. Folk rock – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

    Folk rock é um gênero musical que combina elementos do folk e rock.O termo surgiu nos Estados Unidos e Canadá em meados da década de 1960.O som era composto por harmonias vocais afinadas e uma abordagem limpa para a utilização de instrumentos elétricos como a guitarra elétrica.