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Tracy Chapman - Fast Car - Elektra - Folk

Tracy Chapman - Fast Car - Elektra - Folk
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Track Listing

A Fast Car
B1 For You
B2 Behind The Wall (Live)


Media Condition » Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition » Very Good (VG)
Artist Tracy Chapman
Title Fast Car
Label Elektra
Catalogue EKR 73 T
Format Vinyl 12 Inch
Released 1988
Genre Folk

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Chas And DaveClannadCharlie RichAshley MaherJoan Baez Fiddler's DramCat StevensBillie Jo SpearsFairground AttractionJoan ArmatradingRavi ShankarChet AtkinsLindisfarneBilly BraggDonovanRalph McTellWurzels, TheKevin Rowland & Dexys Midnight RunnersLarry Cunningham & The Mighty AvonsPeters & LeeNeil YoungDon WilliamsNancy Sinatra & Lee HazlewoodGilbert O'SullivanLeo KottkeStrawbsCharley PrideBuffy Sainte-MarieBruce CockburnIncantationPaul SimonMax BygravesThe Rita Williams Singers & The Paul Masters OrchestraThe Mamas & The PapasGeoff LoveLissie10,000 ManiacsEnergy OrchardMugenkyoBrenda Lee

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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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