A fannish folksong, often a parody of standard folksongs. Also: filksong. (2) A filksong festival. Also filkfest. (3) filk: To sing filksongs. Also: filksinging.
Sounds dirty, but this simply refers to a parody or rewriting of a song to cater to a specific fandom. It also refers to any original song written about or within a particular fandom.
a new lyric set to an existing tune
a parody of an existing song written on a new theme, much like Weird Al Yankovic's music
a popular or folk song with lyrics revised or completely new lyrics, intended for humorous effect when read aloud and/or to be sung late at night at SF conventions
A filk is created by taking a popular song and re-writing the lyrics to relate to a fannish interest, like a TV series, or a particular TV character. For example, "The Streets of Laredo" being re-written to describe a particular episode of the TV series War of the Worlds becomes "The Streets of Beeton".
changing the lyrics of a song. Parody. Fun stuff.
Modern song that has been given SCA words.
As a noun, this refers to a parody song with a scientific or science fiction leaning to the replacement lyrics. As a verb, to sing songs that parody a known tune but contain lyrics relating to science/sci fi/fantasy/media.
A song with altered lyrics, to make it Buffy-related.
(song): SCA. A parody of a traditional folksong, also common at "Cons": science fiction, or gaming conventions.