Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival. The term originated in the 19th century but is often applied to music that is older than that. Some types of folk music are also called world music .
Dont Look Back (there is no apostrophe in the title) is a 1967 documentary film by D.A. Pennebaker that covers Bob Dylan 's 1965 concert tour in the United Kingdom. In 1998, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
Peter "Pete" Seeger (born May 3, 1919) is an American folk singer. A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s, he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950s as a member of The Weavers , most notably their recording of Lead Belly 's " Goodnight, Irene ", which topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950. [ 1 ] Members of The Weavers were blacklisted during the McCarthy Era . In the 1960s, he re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament , civil rights , and environmental causes . As a song writer, he is best known as the author or co-author of " Where Have All the Flowers Gone? " (with Joe Hickerson ), " If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song) ", (composed with Lee Hays of The Weavers), and " Turn, Turn, Turn!