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Since the 1970s a genre of "contemporary folk", fueled by new singer-songwriters, has continued to make the coffee-house circuit and keep the tradition of acoustic non-classical music alive in the United States. Such artists include Chris Castle, Steve Goodman, and John Prine. While from London The Pogues and Ireland The Corrs brought traditional tunes back into the album charts.


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TENDER LOVE - (by Julio Kladniew)  Year: 2006
Julio Kladniew Mellow and emotional track featuring a beautiful melody played by acoustic guitar. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
337661 2:23 Med Slow 89   
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
337664 1:01 Med Slow 89   
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
337663 0:30 Med Slow 89   
15sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
337662 0:17 Med Slow 89   
Loop A - Folk, Contemporary Folk
337667 0:11 Med Slow 89   
Loop B - Folk, Contemporary Folk
337666 0:10 Med Slow 89   
Loop C - Folk, Contemporary Folk
337665 0:10 Med Slow 89   
Loop D - Folk, Contemporary Folk
337668 0:11 Med Slow 89   


CHICKEN RUN - (by Ray Egan)  Year: 2009
Ray Egan Fun and upbeat. Think 1970's game show meets local country group and you get an idea...... Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
328064 0:30 Fast 162   


TUSCAN VINYARD WALK - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2012
Steve Dafoe Great Acoustic finger picking guitar work! Perfect for Corporate presentations. Or in the background for TV or Film! This piece leaves the listener with a down-home feeling in the country of watching sunsets and sitting around a campfire! Or if so lucky, walking the Valleys of Tuscan Vinyards! Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
525218 0:32 Med Fast 131   


BUBBLE & SQUEAK (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Happy, care-free and simple theme. Very summery, joyful and wholesome, perfect for families, children, picnics, countryside. Soaking up the sun on your picnic blanket relaxing. Features accordion, flutes, acoustic guitar, harmonica & shakers. Great for radio & television commercials, Instrumental, Dramatic, Happy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Dramatic, Happy Music
433404 1:44 Medium 118   
Variation (Underscore) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
436450 1:43 Medium 118   
30sec (30sec) - Dramatic, Happy Music
436451 0:33 Medium 118   


SAGEBRUSH - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2007
Jeremy Sherman Acoustic Americana / folk with Dobro and acoustic guitars. Reflective, longing and tender with a homely, nostalgic feel. Love, memories, perhaps regret, or a beautiful country day. There is also an 'underscore' version, without the main melody line Dobro. Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
270706 1:33 Medium 116   
Full Track A (60--secs version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
270705 1:06 Medium 116   
Full Track B (Underscore version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
270708 1:25 Medium 125   
30sec (30-secs version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
270704 0:31 Medium 113   
Loop (Seamless loop) - Americana, Americana
270707 0:31 Medium 124   


JAMESTOWN - (by Ideascapes Music)  Year: 2005
Ideascapes Music Story of the settling and challenges of the Jamestown colony settlement in the early 1600's in Virginia, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
244888 4:20 Med Fast 147   


THE RIVER - (by Steve E. Williams)  Year: 2009
Steve E. Williams The movie "Juno"soundtrack type indie-folk guitar. Acoustic guitars play a beautiful, thematic melody and pulsating rhythm over a lush, deep string section. Very earthy, sultry, & soulful. Use as a theme or underscore for TV, Film romantic, inspirational, contemplative, joyful, or mellow scenes. Instrumental, Dramatic, Romantic Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Romantic Music  
363802 2:05 Med Slow 100   
60sec (Acoustic Guitar Only) - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
363879 1:01 Med Slow 100   
Variation (Acoustic Gtrs only) - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
363806 1:59 Med Slow 100   
60sec (No Melody) - Pop, Alt Pop  
363876 1:01 Med Slow 100   
Variation (No Melody) - Dramatic, Romantic Music  
363804 2:05 Med Slow 100   
60sec (60 second version) - Corporate, Corporate Acoustic Pop  
363875 1:01 Med Slow 100   


SWEET RIVER - (by Space Taster)  Year: 2014
Space Taster Mellow acoustic rock with a relaxed, roots Americana vibe. Perfect for documentaries, TV ads, voice-overs and many other uses where a homely, nostalgic mood is required. Recalls, Neil Young, Jack Johnson, Laura Marling, Alison Krauss, Grateful Dead, James Taylor, John Prine, Nick Drake, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
673215 2:23 Medium 115   


ADVANCE DIRECTIVE - (by Vicki Hannah Lein)  Year: 2008
Vicki Hannah Lein “Advance Directive” calls for death with dignity. It was written when my husband’s mother died after suffering much too long through the attempts to save her. “Oh, let me die. Oh, let me be. Let me pass over with dignity. This precious death belongs to me. Let me die. Set me free.”, Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
296872 3:28 Mixed   


GIVING TREE - (by Patrick Williams)  Year: 2013
Patrick Williams Giving Tree is a light, airy instrumental featuring acoustic, electric and bass guitars with bells, cello and other synth elements as accompaniment. It has a great Death Cab for Cutie -like sound that will fit well behind dialogue or with a variety of film or TV scenes requiring a positive vibe. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
577443 4:21 Medium 120   


HIGH ABOVE - (by Roland Rudzitis)  Year: 2011
Roland Rudzitis Majestic and glorious track with soaring guitar and celtic like elements. Very positive and triumphant. Confident, powerful and heroic. 6/8 time and acoustic guitars and accordion give it a folk style flavor. Rocky Mountain. Beer commercial. Proud and confident. Birds and nature. Irish guard. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
480890 2:45 Med Slow 82   
15sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
636713 0:16 Med Slow 82   
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
636714 0:31 Med Slow 82   
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
636715 1:01 Med Slow 82   
Stinger - Folk, Contemporary Folk
636716 0:06 Med Slow 82   


NEW YORK NITES - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2004
Steve Dafoe New York to Los Angeles! Dream and imagination of partying and dancing from LA to NYC to party to wherever in your mind! Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238211 2:40 Med Fast 142   


THE WEST FIELD - (by Jeff Eden)  Year: 2011
Jeff Eden Acoustic guitars, subtle strings and light, sparkling melodies. This mid-tempo track is good for anything natural and down to earth, combining a folky feel with a sort of light acoustic rock arrangement. Good for nature and the outdoors, family and friendships, storytelling and commercials. Slight c, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
571561 2:07 Med Slow 80   


BIBLE BELT (FULL LENGTH VERSION) - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2008
Jeremy Sherman A slow gospel ballad in a sad and reverent country blues arrangement, featuring Dobro, pedal steel guitar, organ, guitar, bass and drums. Instrumental, Country, Country Ballads
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (full length version) - Country, Country Ballads
294369 3:24 Slow 60   
Full Track (underscore version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294373 3:24 Slow 60   
60sec (60 secs version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294368 1:00 Medium 119   
30sec (30 secs version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294367 0:29 Slow 60   
Loop A (music loop 03) - Country, Country Traditional
294372 0:33 Medium 120   
Loop B (music loop 01) - Americana, Americana
294370 0:32 Medium 119   
Loop C (music loop 02) - Americana, Americana
294371 0:32 Medium 119   


BABBLING BROOK (FULL LENGTH VERSION) - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2008
Jeremy Sherman Gentle americana, pretty and touching. Performed on pedal steel guitar and acoustic guitars. Thoughtful, reflective, romantic. Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (full length version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294342 1:54 Fast 150   
60sec (60 secs length versi) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294341 1:03 Fast 150   
Loop A (music loop 02) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294344 0:26 Med Fast 149   
Loop B (music loop 03) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294345 0:26 Med Fast 149   
Full Track (underscore) - Country, Country Ballads
294346 1:54 Fast 150   
Loop (music loop 01) - Country, Country Ballads
294343 0:13 Slow 76   


LIVIN' IN THE TIME - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2005
Steve Dafoe surviving in the modern world. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238059 3:00 Med Fast 138   


LAZY DAY - (by Michael Wheeler)  Year: 2006
Michael Wheeler Relaxing acoustic guitar in waltz time, evocative of nature. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
233978 2:47 Med Slow 80   


A BRIDGE TO YOUR HEART - (by Guiye Frayo)  Year: 2013
Guiye Frayo Easy, breezy feeling track, very uplifting and positive, quirky, fresh and young. Refreshing, cool and inspiring. Instrumental, Corporate Music, Corporate Indie Folk, Indie Pop, Easy Listening Music, Commercial Ads. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
603619 3:04 Medium 115   


CROSSING OVER 2 - (by Luke Gartner-Brereton)  Year: 2012
Luke Gartner-Brereton Sorrowful little tune played with classical guitars. A simple melody/harmony played over the top of soothing guitar sounds. Perfect for relaxation, scenic nature views, expansive vistas, and emotive images of loss and sorrow. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
565403 1:29 Med Fast 130   


MANY DIFFERENT WAYS - (by The Gravitons)  Year: 2010
The Gravitons Bouncy Chilled Out Acoustic Instrumental. Organic retro sounds with a feelgood vibe (Acoustic Rock - Nu Folk - Indie Rock - Singer/Songwriter style). Ideal for film, tv, documentaries, drama, presentations, apps & applications, mobile & web video, advertising etc, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
545221 2:43 Medium 115   


VILLAGE FOLK - (by Anthony Proveaux)  Year: 2015
Anthony Proveaux A 1960s fingerpicking guitar and harmonica track, ala Bob Dylan, Greenwich Village, John Denver. Classic sound with all real instruments and players. Happy, innocent, rural or urban folk style. Good positive energy and movement for many media situations. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
733485 5:00 Med Slow 96   


HOLD ON - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2005
Steve Dafoe having what you have now and right in front of you is often what w want along, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
239630 2:58 Medium 120   


HAZY MEMORIES - (by Alexander John Ericson)  Year: 2015
Alexander John Ericson A dreamy, mellow, and hazy Folk / Acoustica track with acoustic guitar, piano and ethereal humming voices. Homey / Melancholic / Reflective / Nostalgic, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
709906 2:21 Medium 117   


HOME SWEET HOME TV COMMERCIAL) - (by Alexander Khaskin)  Year: 2009
Alexander Khaskin Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
325143 0:33 Very Fast 172   


IN THE PEACE OF MY LOVE (VICTORIA BLYTHE VOCAL) - (by Greg Beattie)  Year: 2011
Greg Beattie Soaring, sweet lullaby about the moment of a newborn's first breath and the birth of a mother's lifelong devotion. Female vocal with rich viola over fretless bass, acoustic guitars and pedal steel. Female Vocals, Childrens, Lullabies
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Childrens, Lullabies
458553 3:09 Med Slow 100   
Variation (Instrumental) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
458549 3:09 Med Slow 98   


LONG LONG TIME - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2004
Steve Dafoe Girl leaves to follow the dream...The man left behind is still waiting. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238215 3:10 Medium 118   


DIXIE (BELL SYNTH) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Southern Bells, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238144 0:22 Medium 109   


IT'S LIFE - (by Gus Caveda)  Year: 2013
Gus Caveda An all acoustic instrumental folk song featuring catchy and repetitive guitar melody. Perfect for nature or reflective outdoor scenes. Traditional yet has a modern Mumford and Son feel. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
590210 2:22 Medium 110   


HOW I FOUND MY GODDESS - (by Too Human)  Year: 2001
Too Human Airy beautiful moving song about an awakening through a past life regression. Different past lives are described and then a meeting with Ed Asner, as the past life guide! A little humor but mostly moving and deep. Intelligent, not too "cosmic" for this subject. Good for movie about self discovery. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
517161 5:20 Medium 113   


ITLL BE OK - (by Max Brodie)  Year: 2011
Max Brodie Quirky / Acoustic / Easy Listening. ‘It’ll Be Ok’ is an uplifting, happy track. Slight robotic drums and a quirky synthesizer brings a subtle ‘cheeky’ aspect to the piece. It's charming, a little bit off the beaten track, tongue-in-cheek and homely. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
532908 2:15 Med Fast 144   
Stinger - Folk, Contemporary Folk
532905 0:12 Med Fast 144   
Loop A - Folk, Contemporary Folk
532903 0:21 Med Fast 144   
Loop B - Folk, Contemporary Folk
532904 0:27 Med Fast 144   
Variation (Underscore) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
532907 2:15 Med Fast 144   
Stinger - Folk, Contemporary Folk
532906 0:11 Med Fast 143   


RAIN VARIATIONS - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2009
Jeremy Sherman War, solo acoustic guitar ballad. Reflective and thoughtful. Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
327741 1:57 Fast 159   
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
327738 1:04 Fast 159   
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
327736 0:35 Fast 159   
Loop A - Folk, Contemporary Folk
327739 0:34 Fast 158   
Loop B - Folk, Contemporary Folk
327740 0:25 Medium 109   


WILD IN GALWAY - (by Anton Atom)  Year: 2014
Anton Atom Fast and furious Celtic folk rock with a good time rebellious punk edge featuring accordion and whistle with hard hitting drums and dirty electric guitar. Great for action and drama travel beer ads or extreme sports, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
703425 2:36 Medium 125   


INSPIRED - (by Jeff Eden)  Year: 2011
Jeff Eden A very earthy and welcoming track, full of hope and optimism - but in a laidback, easy-going way. Acoustic guitars and piano are joined later by a subtle beat that still has a good sense of momentum and forward drive, almost reminescent of the music of U2. Available with or without the marching sna, Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
12 Mixes Available
571537 3:11 Medium 110   


PRAIRIE RAIN - (by Rob Johnson)  Year: 2013
Rob Johnson Alt-folk piece with a beautiful, reflective sound. Emotional, hypnotic, melancholic and tender. Sounds like Family of the Year, Iron & Wine, Ingrid Michaelson and similar singer-songwriters. Great for film and TV dramas, TV commercials and documentaries. Instrumental, Folk Music, Contemporary Folk. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
586372 1:35 Slow 75   


ROCKERS - (by Ray Egan)  Year: 2009
Ray Egan Rockers unite!!! Basic rock groove with a driving guitar and drum set. Bass guitar and a chord/backup guitar as well. Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
328069 0:29 Med Fast 136   


ON THE HILL - (by Record/Play Music)  Year: 2008
Record/Play Music An acoustic guitar instrumental that's kind of a folk blues combination with a little harmonica in the background. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
314890 2:40 Med Fast   
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
314974 0:31 Medium 121   
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
314975 1:02 Fast   


LIFE GOES ON PART 2 - (by Linq)  Year: 2007
Linq Unique hypnotic round with lush harmonies using the phrase Life Goes On. Driven by guitars, keyboards, bass, drums, shaker. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
323175 2:40 Med Slow 100   


SO NAIVE SOMBER TRANSITION - (by Dean Graham Wolfe)  Year: 2005
Dean Graham Wolfe Somber and serious transition piece between newscast stories such as 'as it happens' CBC; Cellos and bass with some subtle atmospheric textures, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
691561 0:17 Med Slow 87   


COME WHAT MAY - (by Jeff Eden)  Year: 2011
Jeff Eden A relaxing, light and bright, feel-good acoustic track with subtle strings and piano. A sense of joy and happiness combined with a relaxed and mellow mood makes this track great for soft and pleasing footage, commercials and storytelling, anything to do with nature and the outdoors, eco-friendly or, Instrumental, Dramatic, Contemplative Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
571473 2:18 Medium   


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