I can guarantee this. One of the members of the group today is wearing Jimi Hendrix boxer shorts.
You can totally assimilate in a culture and lose what you have. Or you can totally hold onto what you have and never let in grow. The best way is to continue, to listen to all the music around you but keep your own traditions. That way, the tradition never dies. It lives on.
I went in my back yard to get a wheelbarrow and I heard the thing in the woods. I thought it was children playing.