from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A folk singer or musician.
- n. One who is an enthusiast of folk music.
- adj. Of, relating to, or in the style of folk music.
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- n. a folk singer, or an enthusiast of folk music
- adj. of, or relating to folk music
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It should challenge the 'folkie' stereotype of four old geezers in Aran Sweaters singing diddly dee.
But because she's a "folkie," her amazing guitar chops will have to remain another one of
Canadian folkie and Seth Rogen lookalike Dan Mangan set the bar high in the early afternoon by leaping over a fence to join the just plain folk for a ridiculously infectious chorus of "Robots need love, too."
But the old folkie Tom Rush somehow made it down from Vermont, classical pianist Shai "Fingers of Fire" Wosner from upper West End Avenue, and the whole permanent cast of " A Prairie Home Companion" from the prairie--to Town hall, for their annual regular appearance in New York.
The song isn't the most obvious that one would associate with Mr. Bragg, a post-punk folkie known for his activist political stances.
I'll be lucky to get half that much for all this folkie crap.
On Wednesday, a day before that prickly politburo known as the Swedish Academy decided who was to enter the Nobel canon and bank $1.5 million in prize money, the British bookies were suggesting that Philip Roth would again fall short and croaking folkie Bob Dylan, author of the justly forgotten 1971 faux-beatnik novel "Tarantula," would walk away with the prize.
As with 2008's Sweet Bells, Penistone folkie Rusby draws on the tradition of carol singing in South Yorkshire public houses, even unearthing centuries-old tunes in Diadem and Holmfirth Anthem.
Getty Images Sufjan Stevens Sufjan Stevens is a young indie folkie of uncommon ambition.
It's almost 50 years to the day since he played his first big show in the Big Apple—as a teenage folkie opening for John Lee Hooker—and Bob Dylan is making his debut on perhaps the last remaining big stage, China.