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  • n. Plural form of folksinger.

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Examples

  • There are still some proponents of blogging, and of traveling around the country as a multimedia event with two folksingers and a chicken-head-eating-geek, and of doing drive-by blitzes of every bookstore […]

    2009 August at SF Novelists

  • There are still some proponents of blogging, and of traveling around the country as a multimedia event with two folksingers and a chicken-head-eating-geek, and of doing drive-by blitzes of every bookstore within a thousand miles.

    Write Another Book at SF Novelists

  • “His audience was an assemblage of nearly two hundred neo-Luddites and anarchists and socialists and freegans and steampunks and home-schoolers and folksingers and knitters and yak farmers.”

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • This isn't to say that folksingers don't worry about the emotion of the song, but that they trust the lyrics to carry that emotion.

    Girder and Panel

  • And then, as an aside, he pointed out that this is pretty much the opposite of what real folksingers do.

    Girder and Panel

  • It is the alchemy of record-making that fascinates Mr. Zak: the process, the product and even the residue, like the fact that "Irene" was penned "by a black Texas songwriter with a violent past, sung by a group of left-wing folksingers accompanied by a slick New York City studio orchestra playing a species of 1930s Broadway/Hollywood music."

    Better Than the Real Thing?

  • Israel was also rather obviously more successful under increasing capitalism, and demonstrated the need for a strong military, rather than more folksingers.

    The Israeli commando raid and the aid ship

  • Some of her songs and song lyrics for folksingers, rock groups and composers have been recorded and a number of her stories are about musicians.

    Jane Yolen.

  • The two folksingers presented their songs with good taste and clear diction in several languages, proficiently accompanying themselves on their guitars (non-electric), putting their pleasant voices and contrasting temperament to good advantage.

    Nechama Hendel.

  • I know folksingers sometimes use a long "A" in their singing - it somehow conveys a devotion to tradition, kind of a faux authenticity (there's an oxymoron for you).

    Hillary: Caucusing Isn't Easy ��� For Women

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