the singing of folk songs, especially by a group of people.
Why Are Singing Groups Called “Glee Clubs”?These infamously chipper singing groups are called glee because the melding of voices makes everyone happy, right? Actually, joy has little to do with it.
Origin of folk singing
First recorded in 1905–10
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Except that they are charming, revivals of morris-dancing and folk-singing are little better than Arts and Crafts in the open.Art|Clive Bell