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Re: What is a song?

all my musical work is in the 'ditty' format

-----Original Message-----
>From: paul <phaslem@wightman.ca>
>Sent: Feb 18, 2012 10:40 AM
>To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>Subject: Re: What is a song?
>In the celtic traditions that I mostly work in a song has lyrics, a 
>tune is anything instrumental.
>Paul Haslem
>Ontario, Canada
>At 12:43 PM 2/18/2012, you wrote:
>>On dictionary.com it is defined as something to be sung or made for 
>>singing. But dont we call everything a song in todaay society? Even 
>>instrumentals? This question popped up because my mom was saying a 
>>song is made to have lyrics and I was arguing that a song is any 
>>musical piece only to find out her definition matched what the 
>>dictionary said which i never knew before.Whats your take on it?