Did Sameness In Pop Music Produce Rock Bards – Bard Singers?

If we were to define the modern ‘aşık’ as a “city bard”, thirty years that started with 1990 gained a great momentum, despite never fully becoming a tradition.

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Attitude, Wording, Melody: How and Why Are Bard Singers Budding Up?

The pop music market only started budding up in the 1970s in Turkey. This was a sign of the sectoral dynamism to come.

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Popular Music, Rock, and Being a Bard Singer

It is important to emphasize once again that the modern ‘aşık’ bard tradition in Turkey found footing in the 1970s.

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Being a Modern “Aşık” in Turkey

Bard singers are an example to the interesting sources of the modern tradition of popular music.

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