Folk Related Quotes



“That's folk music, swing, country blues, old time country, jazz. It's the roots of American music.”

Dominic Suchyta

#Country #Folk #Jazz #Music #Time


The time for running has come to an end. You tell them white folk in Mississippi that all the scared niggers are dead!

Stokely Carmichael

#Folk


Far off, men swell, bully, and threaten; bring them hand to hand, and they are feeble folk.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

#Folk #Swell


Japan is very cosmopolitan - it values its origins, but a world view hovers above this narrow perspective. The interest of the Japanese in their folk culture is transcendental.

F. Sionil Jose

#Folk #Japanese #Narrow #Origins


I read a lot of W.E.B. Du Bois, who wrote 'The Souls of Black Folk.'

Andre Holland

#Black #Folk #Wrote


I grew up listening to spiritual music, Blind Willie Johnson and folk.

Ben Harper

#Folk #Grew #Listening #Spiritual


Folk music has pretty powerful medicine for changing your heart.

Paul Stookey

#Changing #Folk


Our appreciation of folk art will strengthen our identities, our pride in belonging to a community. People trained in the creative use of their hands soon acquire skills, excellent craftsmanship which will be the most important measure of how well we can industrialize.

F. Sionil Jose

#Appreciation #Belonging #Community #Folk #Trained


The developments in the North were those loosely embraced in the term modernization and included urbanization, industrialization,and mechanization. While those changes went forward apace, the antebellum South changed comparatively little, clinging to its rural, agricultural, labor-intensive economy and its traditional folk culture.

C. Vann Woodward

#Clinging #Embraced #Folk #Urbanization


Alan [Lomax] and his father started off changing the definition of folk music from something ancient and anonymous to something very contemporary.

Pete Seeger

#Ancient #Contemporary #Folk