What Is Folk Music? Big Bill Broonzy Edition

“All music is folk music, I ain’t never heard no horse sing a song.”

— Attributed to Big Bill Broonzy, sometimes also to Louis Armstrong or Duke Ellington.

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  1. Can anyone provide dates as to when each of the above supposedly first used this “all music is folk music” line?

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