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Boxcar Willie - King Of The Road - Warwick Records - Folk

Boxcar Willie - King Of The Road  - Warwick Records - Folk
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Track Listing

A1 King Of The Road
A2 The Wabash Cannonball
A3 You Are My Sunshine
A4 Boxcar Blues
A5 Don\'t Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes
A6 Your Cheatin\' Heart
A7 I Saw The Light
A8 The Wreck Of The Old \'97
A9 Hank And The Hobo
A10 Peace In The Valley
B1 Mule Train
B2 Hey Good Lookin\'
B3 Kaw-Liga
B4 Move It On Over
B5 London Leaves
B6 Rolling In My Sweet Baby\'s Arms
B7 Divorce Me C.O.D
B8 Red River Valley
B9 Heaven
B10 San Antonio Rose


Media Condition » Very Good Plus (VG+)
Sleeve Condition » Very Good (VG)
Artist Boxcar Willie
Title King Of The Road
Label Warwick Records
Catalogue WW5084
Format Vinyl Album
Released 1980
Genre Folk

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Information on the Folk Genre

Folk music is a term for musical folklore. The term, which originated in the 19th century, has been defined in several ways: as music transmitted by word of mouth, as music of the lower classes, and as music with unknown composers. It has been contrasted with commercial and classical styles. Since the middle of the 20th century, the term has also been used to describe a kind of popular music that is based on traditional music. Fusion genres include folk rock, electric folk, folk metal, and progressive folk music.

The post World War 2 folk revival in America and in Britain brought a new meaning to the word. Folk was seen as a musical style, the ethical antithesis of commercial "popular" or "pop" music, while the Victorian appeal of the "Volk" was often regarded with suspicion. The popularity of "contemporary folk" recordings caused the appearance of the category "Folk" in the Grammy Awards of 1959: in 1970 the term was dropped in favour of "Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording (including Traditional Blues)", while 1987 brought a distinction between "Best Traditional Folk Recording" and "Best Contemporary Folk Recording". The term "folk", by the start of the 21st century, could cover "singer song-writers, such as Donovan and Bob Dylan, who emerged in the 1960s and much more" or perhaps even "a rejection of rigid boundaries, preferring a conception, simply of varying practice within one field, that of 'music'.

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