The Many Flavors of Folk Music

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Heard On The Odyssey Series
Putumayo Records Album Cover

This weekend’s edition of TOS centers on conventional forms of folk music around the globe linked to various cultures used for special occasions, historical and commemorative settings like births, funerals, love relationships – good and bad, war, weddings, and markers of remembrance for the harvest that in all display a community’s long held customs, identity, and belief systems.

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Tom Blain Technical Director

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