Ashes & Fire, a pleasant, folky, water-treading effort, followed in 2011.
folky 554 folk are like their neighbours, poor devils who howl for excitement—want of anything better to do.
"characteristic of the common people," 1914, from folk + -y (2). Old English had folcisc "popular, secular, common."
"devotee of (modern) folk music," attested by 1966, with -ie.