Campfire Songs, Ballads, and Lullabies: Folk Music

by Gus Snedeker

You may turn on the CD player or the radio when you want to hear music--but once, in the days before modern technology, music was enjoyed whenever groups of people got together. You probably know some folk songs, a song that was passed along from person to person. Learn about: * types of folk songs * folk instruments * folk music's European and African roots * Cajun music * the music of Appalachia * Hispanic music * today's folk music Modern music--Rock, Country, R&B, and more--is rooted deep in North America's musical folklore. And folk music is still alive and well today.


ISBN 978-1-4222-2492-2


ISBN 978-1-4222-9257-0
7 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
48 pages

Part of the Series: North American Folklore for Youth

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