The khene or khaen One Lao poem has stated that: "A PERSON LIVING UNDER A STILTED HOUSE, WHO EATS STICKY RICE AND PLAYS THE KHENE IS LIKELY TO BE LAO OR ASSOCIATED WITH THE LAO PEOPLE". One of the most unique...
Folk music is a term which first originated in the 19th century to describe the music of the common people, music passed down through oral traditions frequently expressing cultural values and stories of a poignant...
This page relates in text and videos, the history of one of the most famous melodies in the world of music, and one of the most beautiful too. It also provides my username - Greensleeves Hubs.
There is something magical about Bob Dylan's music. One of my favorite songs is “Shelter from the Storm” from Dylan's 1975 Blood on the Tracks album. To me, the song seems to have a calming or comforting affect. I...
This page promotes in text and videos the talents of one of the world's finest performers of traditional songs, and the composer of some of the most beautiful music of recent decades
A list of favorite Tagalog or Philippine folk songs in their Tagalog and English versions.
This hub takes a looks at some of the best cover versions of traditional folk songs, counting down from 20. This hub is part 2 in the series.
In his 1971 album Poems, Prayers & Promises, John Denver achieved success, thanks to the hits "Take Me Home, Country Roads" and "Sunshine on My Shoulders," but another song "The Box" touched me more.
Jamaican folk music has for years been a source of pride, joy, comfort and entertainment to Jamaicans both at home and aboard. Long before there was reggae music, there was folk music.
The history of the mandolin is rich, dating at least as far back as the middle ages. Its sound is bright and warm. Learn more about this beautiful instrument by reading this hub.