October/November, 2017 – Vol. 10, No. 1

Stanley & Kip Greenthal

The Past Concert featured Stanley and Kip Greenthal on Sept. 8. This issue features two articles on the nature of folk songs: “What Is A Folk Song?,” by Stewart Hendrickson, and “If You Know Who Wrote It, It’s Not A Folk Song,” by Michael Cooney. Upcoming Concerts at the Couth Buzzard will feature Rick Fogel Oct. 13 and Carolyn Cruso on Nov. 10. Every 2nd Saturday at the Couth Buzzard from noon – 1:30 pm, Stew’s Folk Music Corner will feature tunes, songs, and community singing. The Events page lists some great concerts through the next few months. Keep tuned and revisit the NW HOOT as new articles may appear along with a new video of the week. We are still looking for more writers for the NW HOOT (send us your ideas and articles). Donations – Help support the Pacific NW Folklore Society. Donations of any amount are welcome – for $20 or more we will send you a free CD: “Songs of the Pacific Northwest“, or “Paddy Graber – The Craic Was Great“. Send a check to Pacific NW Folklore Society, 11720 1st Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98177. Thank you.