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Folk rock is a musical genre combining elements of folk music and rock music. In its earliest and narrowest sense, the term referred to a genre that arose in the United States and the UK around the mid-1960s. The sound was epitomized by tight vocal harmonies and a relatively "clean" (effects- and distortion-free) approach to electric instruments epitomized by the jangly 12-string sound of the Byrds' guitarist Roger McGuinn as used sparingly by George Harrison in 1964 and 1965. The repertoire was drawn in part from folk sources, but even more from folk-influenced singer-songwriters such as Bob Dylan. Roger McGuinn of the Byrds has also stated The Beatles inspired him to mix folk with rock mus ... Read More


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YOUR DREAMS WONT GO AWAY - (by Dean Graham Wolfe)  Year: 2013
Dean Graham Wolfe Easygoing track about Being true to yourself and your dreams; soft rock tune with undertones of Scottish folk rock inspiration; indie film bed track; replete with authentic cellos/strings, Male Vocals, Folk, British Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (singing version) - Folk, British Folk
691938 3:36 Med Slow 92   
Variation (vocals removed) - Rock, Folk Rock
691935 3:36 Med Slow 92   
Segue (edit of intro) - Indie Rock, College Rock
696236 0:14 Med Slow 92   


BAR OF LOST SOULS - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2008
Steve Dafoe The Bar where it is home to the survivors of abuse. Where they drink the Pain and the Suffering away. No love here for the survivors of abuse. Lyrically this deals with Pain, Hopelessness, Alcohol, Drugs, Evil, Longing and Frustrations of a Lives Lost. Male Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
315877 4:55 Med Slow 92   


ST. PATRICK'S DAY ROCK - (by Andy L)  Year: 2015
Andy L Energetic Folk Rock track with an Irish theme. Sounds like The Pogues, The Levellers. Features mandolin, fiddle, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bodhran, tin whistle, drums and bass. Great for Saint Patrick's Day celebrations, Irish pub scenes, Guiness commercials, riverdance, travel channel, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Pogues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Soundalikes, Pogues
760805 3:45 Med Fast 140   
60sec (Edt) - Rock, Folk Rock
760810 1:01 Med Fast 140   
Variation (Main Edit) - Rock, Folk Rock
761551 1:41 Med Fast 140   
30sec (Edit) - European, Ireland
760811 0:31 Med Fast 140   
Variation (1.12 Edit) - European, Ireland
760808 1:13 Med Fast 140   


YOUNG EDWARD - (by Kevin Webster)  Year: 2012
Kevin Webster Spirited, energetic Celtic track, based on the old folk ballad 'Edward'. Traditional Celtic ensemble evolves into folk metal arrangement from 0:43. Featuring uilleann pipes, fiddle, bodhran and rock/metal rhythm section. Alternative versions available. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
550385 1:31 Medium 112   
60sec A - Rock, Folk Rock
550384 1:01 Medium 112   
60sec B (Rock mix) - Rock, Folk Rock
550383 1:01 Medium 112   
30sec (Rock mix) - Rock, Folk Rock
550394 0:31 Medium 112   
15sec (Rock mix) - Rock, Folk Rock
550392 0:16 Medium 112   
60sec (Celtic mix) - Folk, European Folk
550382 1:01 Medium 112   
30sec (Celtic mix) - Folk, European Folk
550393 0:31 Medium 112   
15sec (Celtic mix) - Folk, European Folk
550391 0:16 Medium 112   


MANSION OF HAPPINESS (ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENTAL) - (by Vagabond Beach)  Year: 2011
Vagabond Beach A very rootsy acoustic guitar track great for romantic, bittersweet or sad scenes. Production of this track is simple and basic. Great if you're looking for something that's good, but not too glossy.2 vocal versions, other instrumental versions and bumpers available. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Rock, Folk Rock
512092 3:11 Medium 127   


WONDERLAND - (by Richy Kicklighter)  Year: 1990
Richy Kicklighter upfront raw powerful rock/jazz/new age/ country guitar instrumental with a touch of Jimi Hendrix mixed with pedal steel guitar, beautifully haunting takes you to another place, Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
379151 5:52 Med Fast 137   


HORSEBACK - (by Michele Vanni)  Year: 2007
Michele Vanni A wild ride across a beautiful, changing landscape: this horse can take you anywhere your heart desires. Gliding on a lush field of Acoustic gtrs, simple, delicate Electric and slide melodies paint pictures of energy and peace. Positive tension builds up and explodes at the end of the 2nd chorus. Instrumental, Rock, Roots Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Roots Rock
253942 3:03 Medium 128   
60sec - Rock, Folk Rock
267443 1:05 Medium 128   
Variation (90sec) - Rock, Folk Rock
267444 1:35 Medium 128   
Stinger - Rock, Folk Rock
267445 0:13 Medium 127   
30sec - Rock, Folk Rock
267442 0:36 Medium 128   


MANSION OF HAPPINESS (INSTRUMENTAL) - (by Vagabond Beach)  Year: 2011
Vagabond Beach A Folk Rock instrumental with a melodic dreamy feel. Acoustic guitar, subtle keyboards and melodic bass line. This would be great for background in a serious emotional or romantic scene.2 vocal versions, subversions and bumpers available. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Rock, Folk Rock
512094 3:12 Medium 127   


JACK IN THE BOX - (by Dean Graham Wolfe)  Year: 2005
Dean Graham Wolfe a beautiful track leaning heavily on picked acoustic guitar with real cello accompaniment and pure sounding male vocal; great for film character that is a late bloomer coming of age; also works for children- a toy being the main metaphor in the song. Male Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (only version avail ) - Rock, Folk Rock
695467 3:19 Med Slow 100   
Variation (instrumental version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
784616 3:39 Med Slow 100   


JOHN THE STORYTELLER - (by Michael Hennig)  Year: 2014
Michael Hennig A bright and positive folk rock track with acoustic, electric and glide guitars, accordion, bass and drums. It is universally applicable, from agricultural issues to travel to family to corporate and many more. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
685937 3:22 Med Fast 140   
Variation A (Guitars and Bass) - Rock, Folk Rock
685934 3:22 Med Fast 140   
Variation B (No Drums) - Rock, Folk Rock
685935 3:22 Med Fast 140   
Variation C (No Intro) - Rock, Folk Rock
685936 2:41 Med Fast 140   


MANSION OF HAPPINESS (INSTRUMENTAL) - (by Vagabond Beach)  Year: 2011
Vagabond Beach A very rootsy acoustic guitar/bass/keyboard track great for romantic, bittersweet or sad scene. Starts out with acoustic guitar and builds to a melancholy bridge with simple keyboard. Production of this track is simple and basic. Great if you're looking for something that's good, but not too glossy. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Instrumental) - Rock, Folk Rock
458342 3:16 Medium 127   


COUNTRY HIGHWAY - (by Zev Weinstein)  Year: 2014
Zev Weinstein Upbeat and friendly, combines styles of country, pop and southern rock. Invites listeners to open highway road trip or the great outdoors. Picking and strumming acoustic guitars are complimented by lightly interspersed honky-tonk piano, vintage B3 organ and horn section. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
689498 1:33 Fast 150   
60sec - Country, Country Rock
689405 1:03 Fast 151   
Logo - Rock, Southern Rock
689415 0:08 Fast 150   


NO DIVIDE - (by Martin Sebastian Holm)  Year: 2010
Martin Sebastian Holm An upbeat, positive alternative rock track with a folky feel. On top of the regular rock band there's accordion, acoustic guitars and a Hammond organ that makes for an organic and "dirty" sound. Acoustic and electric guitar solos featured. Male vocals with cool harmonies in the anthemic chorus. Male Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
437914 3:14 Med Fast 133   
30sec (Instrumental) - Rock, Folk Rock
448253 0:31 Med Fast 133   
60sec (Instrumental) - Rock, Folk Rock
448254 1:00 Med Fast 133   


A FAIR QUESTION - (by Jason Savell)  Year: 2012
Jason Savell A high energy folk rock song, perfect for party scenes, good times, renaissance fairs, and general merry making. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock  
552897 1:49 Fast 156   


DANCING IN MY ROOM - (by Ariel Polenta)  Year: 2011
Ariel Polenta Uptempo, Larry David funny style featuring perfect banjo and violin melody with accompaniment of drum, bass and guitar. Fast and fun, Rock Music, Folk Rock. Try it, you might like it! Instrumental. Could also be surf music and dance, cartoon, childrens. Reminiscent of the Curb Your Enthusiasm Theme. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
483519 1:25 Very Fast 185   
30sec - Rock, Folk Rock
485228 0:31 Very Fast 185   
60sec - Rock, Folk Rock
485229 1:01 Very Fast 185   
Variation A (no melody) - Rock, Folk Rock
485231 1:25 Very Fast 185   
Variation B (tablas and piano) - Rock, Folk Rock
485230 1:23 Very Fast 170   


PERFECT LIFE - (by Vagabond Beach)  Year: 2006
Vagabond Beach An Indie Rock/Adult Contemporary track ala Freedy Johnston, David Gray about life when disappointment sets in. Folk rock based with passionate male vocals, acoustic guitars and brilliant electric lead guitar. Great for a scene involving disappointment, mid life crisis, breakup, divorce, etc. Bumpers, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Indie Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
412365 2:49 Med Fast 136   
Variation (Instr subversion) - Rock, Folk Rock
430717 2:46 Mixed 90   
Stinger A (14 second) - Rock, Folk Rock
446404 0:15 Mixed 90   
Stinger B (28 second) - Pop, Alt Pop
454615 0:29 Med Fast 136   


HILLSIDE GUITARS - (by David Lettire)  Year: 2016
David Lettire Beautiful light folk guitar with sparkly melodic picking. This modern soft guitar track will take you back home where the heart is. Great comforting and organic feelings saturate this tune and will make even the cold hearted wish for a warm embrace and a cup of tea, Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock  
769667 4:06 Medium 120   


UP TO YOU - (by Richy Kicklighter)  Year: 2010
Richy Kicklighter very cool kind of Hendrix rock rhythm guitar with a police attitude driving with a simple old style piano melody, short music clip for background scenes, driving, dance,up, happy but thoughtful, Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
415603 1:20 Medium 120   
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
415663 1:07 Medium 120   


FROM THE START - (by Chris Michols)  Year: 2012
Chris Michols A lush, emotional singer songwriter duet featuring male and female vocals. Opening with a folky guitar, the song builds with harmonium (organ), bass, drums and hand percussion. The emotional peak is the poignant chorus of layered harmonies. A perfect accompaniment to relationship drama and breakups. Mixed Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Rock, Folk Rock
528157 4:02 Med Slow 82   
Bed (Instrumental) - Rock, Folk Rock
601064 4:07 Med Slow 82   


LOVE JIG - (by Dean Graham Wolfe)  Year: 2002
Dean Graham Wolfe Lively Rowdy Scottish/ Irish style East Coast acoustic rocker jig; acoustic and electric guitar with penny whistle middle section; great for anything Maritime flavoured be it bed tracks for film, video, ads, products, Lobster food, restaurants, boats, pirates, sailing ships, fishermen, festivities, Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
696577 3:14 Med Fast 138   


HAVE A COOKIE WITH ME [INSTRUMENTAL] - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2009
Michael Corn Instrumental acoustic singer/songwriter track ala Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, James Blunt, Lindsay Buckingham. Male Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Rock, Folk Rock
373363 1:01 Med Slow 82   


DULCIMER DANCE - (by David M Brown)  Year: 2013
David M Brown Mountain Dulcimer goes rockin, Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
599671 3:08 Med Slow 93   


OPTIMISTIC INDIE FOLK - (by Anthony Regan)  Year: 2014
Anthony Regan Optimistic, lighthearted INDIE FOLK INSTRUMENTAL in the style of Phillip Phillips, Mumford & Sons, Punch Brothers, etc. High-spirited, acoustic based instrumental that would work well for commercials and presentations. Simple instrumentation that won't step dialogue or voiceover. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
673427 1:42 Medium 105   


THERE WE WERE (FULL) - (by Ryan Brady)  Year: 2013
Ryan Brady There We Were is a feel good and uplifting track that features vibrant acoustic guitars, drums with a solid groove. There is an organic southern hometown flavor that makes the track ideal for TV, Film, Radio & Internet uses that need to generate this type of feel. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
608420 1:19 Med Slow 88   
Variation A - Rock, Folk Rock
608419 1:19 Med Slow 88   
Variation B - Rock, Folk Rock
608421 1:19 Med Slow 88   
Stinger - Rock, Folk Rock
608422 0:06 Med Slow 88   


THE WAITING - (by Doug Michael)  Year: 2005
Doug Michael An Acoustic Pop tune flavored with a fingerpicked intro, catchy melodies, and an upbeat bluesy chorus. The music creates an optimistic mood and an adventurous spirit. Works well for TV and/or Film where the scene needs to progress. Great for background for storytelling. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Acoustic Pop Rock) - Rock, Folk Rock
772037 3:23 Slow 70   
60sec (Acoustic Pop Rock) - Rock, Folk Rock
772040 1:01 Slow 70   
30sec (Acoustic Pop Rock) - Rock, Folk Rock
772041 0:31 Slow 70   


THE WAY FORWARD - (by Jeff Eden)  Year: 2011
Jeff Eden Acoustic guitars and light electric guitars in a sort of uptempo, but still relaxed, feel-good track that blends elements of acoustic folk / light rock / country crossover. Good for nature and the outdoors, house and property, family / light entertainment, breakfast TV. weather forecasts / weather c, Instrumental, Country, CCM
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
13 Mixes Available
571550 1:56 Med Slow 91   


SAILING ON (BACKING) - (by Right Track)  Year: 2013
Right Track Here's the backing track to "sailing On"., with the nautical feel and the mix of acoustic and electric instruments making a perfect backdrop to any scenes with; sailing ships, northern England, southern England, anything to do with boats, the ocean and dying! Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Backing Track) - Rock, Folk Rock
580373 4:53 Medium 120   


RIVER - (by John Christopher Thomas)  Year: 2012
John Christopher Thomas A bittersweet folksy song with a rocking backbeat. Acoustic guitars introduces a bluesy folk tune about a man missing his love while searching for work. Song ends with the man looking at a river while questioning his future. Adult Casual. Male Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocals) - Rock, Folk Rock
517076 3:16 Med Fast 130   
Variation (Instrumental) - Rock, Folk Rock  
519211 3:10 Med Fast 130   


WHISTLING WINE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2012
Music Candy Beautifully strange Folk track with cool vocals, lazy guitar and smooth harmonica. Lazy, laidback, atmospheric music with just a touch of quirkiness, ideal for vacations, recreation, creating a sense of contentment. Strange Love, by Rudy Pusateri and Massimiliano Riggio, Male Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock  
549713 3:12 Med Slow 103   
Variation (Instrumental) - Rock, Folk Rock  
549767 3:12 Med Slow 103   
30sec A - Rock, Folk Rock  
549714 0:30 Med Slow 103   
30sec B - Rock, Folk Rock  
549768 0:30 Med Slow 103   


BROKEN CRYSTAL (INSTRUMENTAL) - (by Fresh Body Shop)  Year: 2011
Fresh Body Shop Acoustic pop rock song with piano. A very catchy and emotional melody, perfect for romantic drama or romantic comedy. 20-something club scene, TV, Film, Indie or Documentary. Catchy tune, touching lyrics, light and soulful. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental version) - Rock, Folk Rock
476863 3:15 Med Slow 98   


FLUTTER-BY - (by Quarterstep Productions)  Year: 2008
Quarterstep Productions Dynamic contemporary acoustic folk pop rock background track with a little country crossover edge. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
337116 1:39 Med Slow 99   


CRUSIN' THE BLUES - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2003
Steve Dafoe The big fight.....into a car to cruise around. Male Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
238216 2:46 Medium 124   


TIMBER LOVE (FULL TR) - (by Andrej Hrasko)  Year: 2013
Andrej Hrasko Cheerful, positive and happy acoustic guitar, drums, bass track with harmonica lead. Sort of Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, Eagles, Neil Young country folk rock americana sound. Instrumental, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
670489 1:07 Medium 110   
Variation A - Folk, Contemporary Folk
670487 1:06 Medium 110   
Variation B - Dramatic, Contemplative Music
670488 1:08 Med Slow 100   
Stinger - Folk, Finger-Picked Guitar
670490 0:11 Medium 120   


DAYS GONE BY - (by The Rockin' Cinders)  Year: 2008
The Rockin’ Cinders A melodic, modern celtic folk piece with beautiful lyrics and a moving chorus stylistically reminiscent of Fields of Gold by Sting This flowing elegant track is just right for videos, corporate branding, product launch, movie theme song and TV, Male Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Rock, Folk Rock
338732 3:23 Very Slow 56   


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   


BEATLES AND STONES - (by Michael Panasuk)  Year: 2013
Michael Panasuk Think Folk Rock of the 1960's with a delicious dab of Country, and an unabashed dash of Beatles. Female vocals and harmonies together with bass, guitar, drums, and organ make up this tight retro band. The lyrics carry a timeless message of Peace, Love, and the laidback lifestyle of rural America. Female Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Folk Rock
585772 3:30 Medium 115   


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