Old-time music is a genre of North American folk music. It developed along with various North American folk dances, such as square dancing, clogging, and buck dancing. It is played on acoustic instruments, generally centering on a combination of fiddle and plucked string instruments, most often the banjo, guitar, and mandolin.
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|Stylistic origins||North American folk music, Appalachian music|
|Cultural origins||English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, French, German, Spanish, African, Native American|
|Derivative forms||Bluegrass, country, Cajun fiddle|
|American folk music revival|