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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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BOBBIE SHAFTO HARP - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A childrens and kids version of this traditional and classic nursery rhyme. This track is very traditional, and is perfect for all your children and kid visuals. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
680615 1:12 Med Fast   


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   


WHEN THE BOAT COMES IN (MAIN MIX WITH FX - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Jolly & upbeat version of the traditional English folk song from Northumberland. Also known as 'Dance Ti Thy Daddy' or 'Thou shall have a fishy'. Opens with whistle & harmonica, then acoustic guitar joins, building to accordion band style - versions with & w/o sea fx. Instrumental, Folk, Sea Shanties
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main with sea fx) - Folk, Sea Shanties
422259 1:35 Med Slow 102   
30sec A (accordion with fx ) - European, England
422252 0:31 Med Slow 102   
30sec B (accordion mix no fx) - Folk, Traditional Folk
422238 0:31 Med Slow 102   
Full Track (main mix w/o sea fx) - Folk, European Folk
422244 1:31 Med Slow 102   
30sec (30sec flute mix) - Folk, European Folk
422243 0:32 Med Slow 102   


SWEET WHOLESOME JOYFUL HOLIDAY: FOLKSY COMMERCIAL - (by Stephan Lindsjo)  Year: 2014
Stephan Lindsjo This sweet happy feeling good track is played with ukulele and bass. It has a cheerful warm melody, nice playful bass which help to get the rich tone of an old acoustic folk song with a relaxed holiday emotion. This is an optimistic emotional folk country song for happy children, sweet commercial. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
653211 1:37 Slow 72   


IN AN ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDEN (24SEC) - (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
287083 0:25 Med Fast 139   


AMAZING GRACE - (by Dynamite Chick Publishing)  Year: 2010
Dynamite Chick Publishing . Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
472867 2:08 Med Slow 100   


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   


MARIA BAVARIA - (by Hanjo Gabler)  Year: 2014
Hanjo Gabler This is Bavaria in Germany close or in Munich having a relaxing time with traditional folk. Tuba, Horns, Coprs and Accordeon with Glockenspiel. Have a listen to this stunning piece of music. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
640133 1:04 Medium 123   


COUNTRY FAIR DANCE OLDE ENGLAND STYLE (30) - (by Steve Urwin)  Year: 2012
Steve Urwin Very much a Robin Hood Maid marion style of track quintessential england and european. Fun and lighhearted celebration music that speeds up towards the climax ending. Instant mood maker for period action or mayhem Strong field drums that boom out the tempo. would work well for a school project, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (waltz) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
552877 0:31 Mixed 118   


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   


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   


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   


EN ROULANT MA BOULE - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Nice accordian French waltz, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
213216 0:37 Med Slow 87   


FOLK MUSIC RINGTONE - IF WE COULD ALL BE GOOD FRIENDS - (by Elizabeth C. Axford)  Year: 1999
Elizabeth C. Axford Folk song often sung as a round; ethnic, Klezmer-like instrumentation; keyboard instrumental. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
409688 0:31 Med Fast 148   


AL QUEBRAR LA PINATA - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Mexican Accordion solo, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
287797 0:39 Very Fast 172   


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   


BAR BY DE MOLEN - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Dutch Accordion Solo, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
287782 0:43 Med Slow 82   


OLD FOLKSY COUNTRY GUITAR NO 2: ACOUSTIC GUITAR - (by Stephan Lindsjo)  Year: 2013
Stephan Lindsjo Optimistic and positive country guitar tune. Uplifting and happy. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
383427 2:22 Med Slow 85   


BON HOMME - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin French Canadien Cafe Accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
286253 0:43 Medium 128   


GOD SAVE THE QUEEN - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Majestic Accordion Anthem, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
286260 0:33 Med Slow 85   


CELITO LINDO - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Mexican Accordion Waltz, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
287798 0:42 Fast 160   


HERO FOR OUR SOULS - INSTRUMENTAL - (by Philip Shorey)  Year: 2006
Philip Shorey Celebration is the key to enjoying life! Here is a track that will lift your spirit and remind you of the times that you triumphed over hard times and struggles. The track is played loosely, and lively with folk instruments taking advantage of their free spirit. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (European Flair) - Folk, Traditional Folk
600853 1:07 Med Fast 141   
Variation (Ending) - European, European Vintage
600859 1:07 Med Fast 142   


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   


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   
15sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556164 0:16 Medium 120   
Ident - Folk, Traditional Folk
556168 0:11 Medium 120   
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556166 0:31 Medium 120   
Loop - Folk, Traditional Folk
556169 1:00 Medium 120   
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556167 1:04 Medium 120   
Variation (Solo Guitar) - Folk, Traditional Folk
556170 1:35 Medium 120   
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556165 0:31 Medium 120   


LIVING WORLD - (by Dream Valley Music)  Year: 2015
Dream Valley Music Sweeping chords that glide among a landscape of natural sounds. A useful atmospheric bed for visuals such as environmental issues, ecology or the Natural World. Instrumental, Electronic, Dark Ambient
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Electronic, Dark Ambient
752582 3:42 No Tempo 114   
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
752578 0:30 No Tempo   
60sec - Corporate, Corporate Ambient
752579 1:04 No Tempo 152   
Variation (Underscore version) - Electronic, Drone music
752580 3:41 No Tempo 114   


KELLIE MAE - (by Alan Fagan)  Year: 2013
Alan Fagan This is an old time slow, melancholy country waltz played on acoustic guitar, mandolin, upright bass and harmonicas. Traditional country band style, authentic live performance. It would also fit nicely in a documentary about the old American west, the Ozarks, Appalachia, the Great Plains, or cowboys, Instrumental, Country, Bluegrass
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Bluegrass
623217 1:55 Med Slow 100   
Variation (No Lead, underscore) - Country, Bluegrass
623213 0:51 Med Slow 100   
Loop (seamless loop) - Country, Bluegrass
623214 0:51 Med Slow 100   
Variation A (No Lead, underscore) - Country, Bluegrass
623216 1:55 Med Slow 100   
Variation B (Duet) - Folk, Appalachian Folk
623210 1:55 Med Slow 100   
Loop A (Duet Loop) - Folk, Appalachian Folk
623211 0:51 Med Slow 100   
Loop B (Loop No Bass) - Folk, Traditional Folk
623212 0:51 Med Slow 100   
Variation (No Bass) - Folk, Traditional Folk
623215 1:55 Med Slow 100   


SOLO HARMONICA STOMP - (by Eddie Matthews and Maz)  Year: 2010
Eddie Matthews and Maz This is solo harmonica jam with a percussive foot stomp making the song usable in many differnt applications from websites, commercials, indie movie projects and many more. Would even make a great ringtone or background for voice overs, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
419882 0:34 Med Slow 92   


IL CARNEVALE DI VENEZIA (CARNIVAL OF VENICE) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Italian Accordion Solo, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
287787 0:38 Slow 69   


DUS TOLESOL - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Accordion Bar Mitzvah Song, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
287793 0:46 Very Fast 203   


QUIET TIMES - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2006
Steve Dafoe Don't we all want quiet....no sound while watching mindless TV... When you have had enough of Modern Life especially the noise, Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
239634 4:19 Med Fast 131   


WON'T YOU STAY - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2003
Steve Dafoe The realization that it's over but it never hurts to ask "Won't You Stay"! Lyrical themes are Unrequited Love, Regret, Sadness, Depression, Anguish, Desperation, Broken Hearts, Wishing to be in Love, Loneliness and the Frustration of it all. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
244759 4:18 Med Slow 89   


HAPPY TRAVELLING - (by Hanjo Gabler)  Year: 2014
Hanjo Gabler This is Bavaria in Germany close or in Munich having a relaxing time with traditional folk. Tuba, Horns and Piano with Glockenspiel. Have a listen to this stunning piece of music. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
665891 1:48 Fast 162   


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   


10 LITTLE INDIANS PIANO - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Piano 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
680611 0:55 Medium   


BELIEVE ME IF ALL THOSE ENDEARING CHARMS (WALTZ) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2007
Kepha Peter Martin Quaint accordian waltz, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
259856 0:46 Medium 121   


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   


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