What is a Folk Song? (with pictures) - wiseGEEK
25.04.2020· A folk song is defined as a song of the people of a culture or region that reflects their outlook and life. Usually, this refers to a song with no known composer or lyricist and one that exists in multiple versions developed as it spread, rather than a single, standard, copyrighted edition.. Songs that have traditional elements and lasting popularity are considered to be folk songs.