#Folk music traditions.
Folk songs are the songs composed and sung by country people. The songs may be hundreds of year old; so nobody knows who originally composed them. Their origins are lost in antiquity. raditional British folk music has many different forms, including songs & ballads. Many folk songs related to the lives of ordinary people in past centuries; other tell about famous love stories or celebrate nature. Folk song cover a wide rage of emotions, history, local lore & occupational nostalgia. In Britain folk music was traditionally played on instruments like the fiddle, flute, bagpipes, accordion & etc.
American folk music was created by the combination of many folk styles brought to America by immigrants. Folk dances are traditional dances in which everyone can take part. They are danced to folk tunes & and have sequences of steps that are repeated several times.
Many English villages have morris dancing teams. It is usually performed on village greens or outside country pubs on May Day.