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The term "traditional folk" (or "traditional music") is often used interchangeably with "folk music". Apart from instrumental music that forms a part of traditional music, especially dance music traditions, much traditional music is vocal music, since the instrument that makes such music is usually handy. As such, most traditional music has meaningful lyrics.

Before artists like Bob Dylan, the Kingston Trio, and the Weavers popularized folk among hip young college kids, the music existed in many forms in the U.S.--rural old-time songs passed from family to family (and generation to generation), broadly political or satirical songs, children's tunes, minstrel songs. This is a catc ...
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IN AN ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDEN (30SEC) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin World Accordion Music solo, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
287082 0:32 Fast 153   


ON TOP OF OLD SMOKY - (by Adagio Music)  Year: 2009
Adagio Music A delightful arrangement of the classic American folk song, that kids sing as "on top of spaghetti..". Perfect for a music box, ringtone, or just waltzing around. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
353558 0:41 Fast 152   


DIXIE - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2014
Mark S. Crocker Sweet rendition of a Southern favorite; Beautiful melancholic piano solo evolves & builds into an orchestrated piece; Perfect for all media: Use for civil war, memory flashbacks, reflection, historical documentaries, old southern culture, patriotic & political events, anything Americana; Radio ready, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
634984 3:53 Med Slow 86   


COCKELS AND MUSSELS PIANO - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Piano arrangement of the well known traditional tune 'Cockels and Mussels'. Great for a wide range of visuals including TV, Film, adverts as well as corporate events, theatres, radio plays, and much much more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
680621 0:46 Medium   


WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2014
Mark S. Crocker The traditional American folk song weaves in & out of this track with a twist; Useful in spaghetti westerns, Civil War documentaries, films, memory flashbacks, wars & battles, scenes of military going to war; Perfect as film opener, closer, credits, feature song, or underscore; Think Clint Eastwood. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (mellow, heroic tribute music) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
671404 3:00 Med Slow 90   


OH! SUSANNA (BANJO & PIANO & JAW HARP) - (by Music Boutique)  Year: 1848
Music Boutique Also known as "Banjo On My Knee," this song by Stephen Foster is associated with the California Gold Rush in the mid-1800s. This version features a banjo (of course!) with an old, upright piano, and a "boing, boing" jaw harp. The song was popular in minstrel shows around the turn of the century. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Banjo & Ensemble) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
401746 1:29 Medium 124   
Variation A (No Piano) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
401745 1:26 Medium 124   
Variation B (Banjo & Piano) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
401747 1:29 Medium 124   
Variation C (Bed - Piano & J-Harp) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
401749 1:29 Medium 124   
Variation D (Banjo Solo) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
401748 1:26 Medium 124   
Variation E (Bed - Piano Only) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
401750 1:29 Medium 124   


TA RA RA BOOM - (by Dewey Dellay)  Year: 2009
Dewey Dellay traditional Ta Ra Ra Boom dee ray song instrumental, clarinet, flute, accordion, tuba, march drum, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
343397 1:30 Medium 129   


10 LITTLE INDIANS HARP - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Harp arrangement of the well known traditional tune '10 Little Indians'. Great for a wide range of visuals including TV, Film, adverts as well as corporate events, theatres, radio plays, and much much more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
680610 0:55 Medium   


FOLK TALE - (by Jo Masino)  Year: 2016
Jo Masino Folk / bluegreass track with traditional instruments such as banjo, mandolin and fiddle. Great performance by real musicians. The track has a narrative feel to it, perfect to illustrate a story, a character, or just to create a folk, sincere atmosphere. Several different edits available. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main version) - Folk, Traditional Folk
786342 4:11 Medium 108   
60sec A - Folk, Traditional Folk
786337 1:02 Medium 108   
60sec B - Folk, Traditional Folk
786338 1:02 Medium 108   
60sec C - Folk, Traditional Folk
786340 1:02 Medium 108   
60sec D - Folk, Traditional Folk
786339 1:02 Medium 108   
Variation (no lead edit) - Folk, Traditional Folk
786341 4:12 Medium 108   


MEXICAN WALTZ - (by Alan Fagan)  Year: 2014
Alan Fagan Enjoy this beautiful mariachi ranchera waltz. It is romantic, acoustic Mexican or South American folk music. The acoustic guitars and violins set the scene for a strolling band at a restaurant, Mexican dance or celebration. A couple strolling the streets on a hot summer night. Cinco de Mayo, love, Instrumental, Latin, Ranchera
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15 Mixes Available
634838 3:27 Medium 120   


AH, MARIE - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Italian Accordion Favorite, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
287785 1:46 Very Fast 185   


EARLY SPRING - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2009
Jeremy Sherman Gentle, folky, with acoustic guitars and sparse piano on the middle 8. Atmospheric, earthly, great for media use. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
13 Mixes Available
431563 2:44 Fast 155   


TRAIL'S END - (by Roger and Ellen Bruno)  Year: 2008
Roger and Ellen Bruno Western cowboy song with 2 guitars, bass, drums and accordion. Sittin' by the fire out on the prairie or up in the mountains of the Adirondacks or on the trail at the end of the day. Country waltz. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
519069 0:43 Medium 112   


SHE'LL BE COMING AROUND THE MOUNTAIN - (by Adagio Music)  Year: 1890
Adagio Music Here's the traditional American folk song done with flair in the old saloon style piano playing. The piece has a grand authentic western feel with the wood block percussion and a strumming uke. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
355187 1:12 Medium 124   


MORNING RAIN - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2006
Aaron Saloman Upbeat fingerstyle acoustic tune with banjo & lonesome slide guitar. Outdoors (plowing, fishing, hunting), travel documentary, history, bluegrass underscore. 1930s 1940s 1950s folksy picking on the porch, the general store, rural themes, western, TV music, The Ponderosa, mending fences, campfires. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
12 Mixes Available
263308 2:12 Med Slow 95   


CUCKOO CLOCK POLKA (FINNISH) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Solo World Accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
282812 0:50 Fast 168   


IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME (HONKY TONK PIANO) - (by Music Boutique)  Year: 2010
Music Boutique This song was a favorite during the Tin Pan Alley era. Written in 1902, it's still heard today in shows and commercials. This version features a honky tonk, ragtime-style piano. Great for western saloon scenes -- but please, don't shoot the piano player! Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Honky Tonk Piano) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
401979 1:58 Fast 150   


GRANDMA'S PORCH-56SEC. - (by Eric Waters)  Year: 2013
Eric Waters A down-home real acoustic guitar & bass provide that honest, wholesome, country vibe that will make your productions shine with sincerity, & quaint nostalgia. Ideal for advertising, documentaries, cooking shows, film, & a wide range of other uses. It creates a sense of trust with the listener. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (56 second edit) - Folk, Traditional Folk
606177 0:56 Very Fast 184   


MEXICAN HAT DANCE PIANO - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Piano arrangement of the well known traditional tune 'Mexican Hat Dance'. Great for a wide range of visuals including TV, Film, adverts as well as corporate events, theatres, radio plays, and much much more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
680662 1:01 Medium   


HIGHWAY MAN - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2009
Jeremy Sherman Acoustic folk with an English, Irish feel. Can also be mid-west America. Great as background music for drama, film, TV and other media. Multiple guitars and dobro. Earthly, live, folky. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
13 Mixes Available
431621 2:03 Very Fast 175   


OLD COUNTRY GUITAR: FOLK ACOUSTIC GUITAR - (by Stephan Lindsjo)  Year: 2013
Stephan Lindsjo Optimistic and positive country guitar tune. Uplifting and happy. 30s, 40s, Nice, acoustic, advertisement, background, bright, business, carefree, cheerful/happy, country, down, easy, festive, finger, folk, folksy, guitar, guitars, hank williams, happy, home, hopeful, inspirational, inspiring, light, Instrumental, Country, Classic Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Classic Country
603565 1:09 Slow 62   
15sec - Folk, Finger-Picked Guitar
603564 0:17 Slow 62   
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
403221 0:36 Slow 75   


HARD TIMES COME AGAIN NO MORE - (by Paul & Margie)  Year: 2002
Paul & Margie Most Popular American Folk Songs, Mixed Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
66656 3:43 Med Fast 149   


BONAPARTE'S RETREAT - (by Jonathan Geer)  Year: 2010
Jonathan Geer A well-known fiddle tune arranged for violin, percussion, guitars and piano. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
397859 1:47 Medium 117   


JOLLY LEPRECHAUN - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Bouncing and bubbly accordion dance piece uplifting and playful. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
279041 1:14 Medium 129   


THE LEPRECHAUNS IN IRELAND - (by Ola Melander)  Year: 2013
Ola Melander irish dance song with powerful strings and great violin. A beautiful and pleasant theme great in your tvshow or travel documentary. Opening piece. Happy feeling and sensitive. A day in the countryside. Big scenes. Love and romance Folksong Epic Drums romantic nostalgic feel celtic joy happiness, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
576802 2:22 Medium 120   
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk  
581102 1:12 Medium 120   


THE WATER IS WIDE - (by Paul & Margie)  Year: 2002
Paul & Margie Most Popular American Folk Songs, Mixed Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
66659 2:39 Medium 128   


CHEROKEE - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2007
Steve Dafoe A horse on a mission around the world to save it from man's destructive hand. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
258166 2:58 Med Slow 99   


DIXIE- (ACOUSTIC) - (by Wade Mosher)  Year: 2010
Wade Mosher The traditional song Dixie, condensed, performed on 2 acoustic guitars. Hail the south! Redneck Patriotic Civil War Yanks America the South Lincoln Red White Blue Mason Dixon Alabama Mississippi, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
432515 0:44 Med Slow 96   
Bed (Lively Banjo) - Folk, Traditional Folk
432516 0:44 Med Slow 96   


DANNY BOY HARP - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A Harp rendition of this traditional Irish track. A beautiful and heartwarming version, perfect for all traditional visual applications. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
680625 0:53 Slow   


10 LITTLE INDIANS GUITAR - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Guitar arrangement of the well known traditional tune '10 Little Indians'. Great for a wide range of visuals including TV, Film, adverts as well as corporate events, theatres, radio plays, and much much more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
680609 0:55 Medium   


LA CUCARACHA PIANO - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Piano arrangement of the well known traditional tune 'La Cucaracha'. Great for a wide range of visuals including TV, Film, adverts as well as corporate events, theatres, radio plays, and much much more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
680647 1:06 Medium   


COCKELS AND MUSSELS GUITAR - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Guitar arrangement of the well known traditional tune 'Cockels and Mussels'. Great for a wide range of visuals including TV, Film, adverts as well as corporate events, theatres, radio plays, and much much more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
680619 0:46 Medium   


OUR WORLD - (by Evan Zappa & the Necessity)  Year: 2013
Evan Zappa & the Necessity Inspired by Johnny Mayer's song Gravity, this song expresses worldwide sorrow over man's inhumanity to man, poverty and suffering but with a voice of optimism to work together to resolve and heal what pains us. A great solo male performance with guitar and vocals by the talented Peter G. Olach. Male Vocals, Rock, Blues Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (full vocal version) - Rock, Blues Rock
630584 3:53 Med Slow 85   
Full Track A (ft Paul Messina) - Blues, Chicago Blues
632910 3:54 Med Slow 80   
Full Track B - Singer/Songwriter, Folk Singer-Songwriter
446728 3:52 Mixed 84   
30sec A (Instrumental) - Folk, Traditional Folk
450193 0:31 Mixed   
30sec B (Instrumental) - Folk, Traditional Folk
450194 0:31 Mixed   
Loop (Instrumental) - Folk, Traditional Folk
450195 0:24 Mixed   
Stinger - Folk, Traditional Folk
450196 0:11 Mixed   


OH TO BE A GYPSY - (by Adla Hannon)  Year: 2009
Adla Hannon Upbeat Folk song about a man who is trying to find his place in life. Features male vocals and a bright acoustic guitar, Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
384007 1:57 Medium 105   
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
389964 1:04 Medium 105   


DOES THE JOURNEY SEEM LONG - (by Ben Harris)  Year: 2011
Ben Harris Sit back and relax by the fire as your wagon train takes a break on your old west journey with this public domain melody written on the wagon trail. This piece brings the nostalgic feelings of the simple but rough life in the old west with a simple acoustic guitar with violin and harmonica. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
556171 1:35 Medium 120   
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556167 1:04 Medium 120   
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556165 0:31 Medium 120   
15sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556164 0:16 Medium 120   
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556166 0:31 Medium 120   
Loop - Folk, Traditional Folk
556169 1:00 Medium 120   
Variation (Solo Guitar) - Folk, Traditional Folk
556170 1:35 Medium 120   
Ident - Folk, Traditional Folk
556168 0:11 Medium 120   


HAPPY AS FOLK - (by Felipe Adorno Vassao)  Year: 2015
Felipe Adorno Vassao Very positive and uplifting folk in the style of Mumford and Sons. Acoustic guitars, whistling and glockenspiel, over a driving drum pattern. Instrumental, Folk, Folk Pop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Folk Pop
758012 1:53 Very Fast 220   
Variation (Underscore Version) - Folk, Folk Pop
758011 1:53 Very Fast 220   
Loop A - Folk, Folk Pop
758007 0:35 Very Fast 220   
Loop B - Folk, Folk Pop
758008 0:35 Very Fast 220   
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
758005 0:31 Very Fast 220   
Loop - Folk, Traditional Folk
758010 0:09 Very Fast 220   
60sec - Folk, Folk Dramatic
758006 1:01 Very Fast 220   
Loop - Folk, Folk Dramatic
758009 0:09 Very Fast 220   


OH! SUSANNA (HONKY TONK PIANO) - (by Music Boutique)  Year: 1848
Music Boutique Also known as "Banjo On My Knee," this song by Stephen Foster is associated with the California Gold Rush in the mid-1800s. This version features an old, upright, honky tonk saloon piano. The song was popular in minstrel shows around the turn of the century. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Honky Tonk Piano) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
401980 1:14 Med Slow 100   


AMAZING GRACE (NEW BRITAIN VERSION) - (by Peter Roe)  Year: 2012
Peter Roe Full orchestrated version of one of the most popular piece in the world called New Britain or Amazing Grace. It goes guite massive in the end. This might be the best version out there. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
540595 4:23 Very Slow 48   
Variation - Folk, Christian Folk
540647 2:01 Med Slow 80   


DULCID FOLK - (by Annie McGee)  Year: 2010
Annie McGee atmospheric Folk Dulcimer played with a twang with added Dobro and tambourine & shaker guitars, bass & drums. This track is has a certain element of melancholy and emotion. instrumental for Film, TV, or Documentary, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
418938 0:41 Medium 111   


AHYAZIN - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Charming & Sinewy Accordion Melody, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
286257 2:14 Med Slow 96   


FOLK MUSIC RINGTONE - OH, HOW LOVELY IS THE EVENING - (by Elizabeth C. Axford)  Year: 1999
Elizabeth C. Axford Traditional folk song often sung as a round; campfire melody; song about peace and bells sweetly ringing; keyboard instrumental track with bells and chimes; medium tempo. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
409974 0:42 Med Slow 98   


BRITISH GRENADIERS (ACCORDION) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Famous Fiery Accordion March, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
286258 0:53 Medium 106   


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