folk_music has definitions from the fields of music,fine art
[ noun ] (music,fine art) the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community


folk ethnic_music

Used in print

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

Thoroughly modern in treatment , they are at_the_same_time , full of simple sincerity which invariably characterizes genuine Negro folk-music and are by_no_means to be confused with the average ' Broadway Spirituals ' which depend for their racial flavor upon sundry allusions to the ' Amen_Corner ' , ' judgement_day ' , ' Gabriel 's horn ' , and a frustrated devil - with a_few random ' Hallelujahs ' thrown_in for_good_measure .