folk-rock

folk rock

noun
a style of music combining characteristics of rock-'n'-roll and folk music, often exemplified by protest songs to a rock-'n'-roll beat, and at its height of popularity in the late 1960s.
Also, folk-rock.


Origin:
1965–70; folk + rock2

folk-rocker, noun
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folk-rock
 
n
a style of rock music influenced by folk, including traditional material arranged for electric instruments

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