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Folk

Mixing it up and playing out

Young musicians are melding genres, styles

Sierra Hull, a 17-year-old mandolin player and singer from Tennessee, says she believes this new folk movement is appealing to younger fans. Sierra Hull, a 17-year-old mandolin player and singer from Tennessee, says she believes this new folk movement is appealing to younger fans.
By Scott Alarik
Globe Correspondent / May 17, 2009

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Is there about to be a changing of the guard in folk music? Something exciting is definitely happening: The face of folk seems suddenly both younger and more, well, folksy than at any time since the early 1960s. (Full article: 601 words)

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