Guitar folk music is a genre that emphasizes acoustic guitar playing and storytelling through lyrics. It draws from traditional folk music and often features simple chord progressions, fingerpicking, and strumming patterns.

Guitar folk music is known for its storytelling aspect, which often focuses on social and political issues, love, and personal experiences. The guitar is typically the primary instrument used in guitar folk music, and it is often played in a fingerstyle technique. This style of music has a rich history and has been played by many notable musicians, including Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and Joni Mitchell. Guitar folk music continues to be popular today, and many contemporary artists have taken up the genre, incorporating modern elements into traditional folk music.

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