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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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I LIKE YOU - (by SJ)  Year: 2009
SJ I like you, I like the way you touch my skin, Oh I like you! Friendship, love, flirty, sweet adoration. Guy is madly in love with his lucky girl. Happy fun modern romantic adorable, toe-tapping, divine. Charming male vocal. **Top 10 Song in US Adult Contemporary Radio Chart**, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
330557 3:49 Med Fast   
Variation (Instrumental) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
477718 3:43 Med Fast 139   


MANDOLIN WALK - (by Kevin Packard)  Year: 2010
Kevin Packard A quirky, upbeat, mid-tempo, acoustic instrumental featuring mandolin, accordion, acoustic guitar, piano and upright bass. Fun, carefree vibe. Ads for jeans, Levis, comfortable shoes, supermarkets, energy bars or Home and Garden show, home improvement or fixit show. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
407219 2:23 Med Slow 95   


SUICIDE KING - (by Joe Vercillo)  Year: 2010
Joe Vercillo A back-story of the suicidal King of Hearts, he isn't actually committing suicide, he's faking his own death to escape the souless, shallow and materialistic society he is trapped in. Similar artists: Nirvana, Foo Fighters. Great soundtrack song for themes dealing with anti-suicide or lost hope. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
446639 2:53 Very Slow 58   


DREAMING IN THE SHADE - (by Ravage the Rain)  Year: 2013
Ravage the Rain A dreamy, bouncy jaunt about a day lazing in the woods. This whimsical piece will transport the listener to a wonderful, far-off place. Great for Indie-folk uses in TV or film. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Male Vocals) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
581281 2:54 Medium 108   
Variation (Instrumental) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
581342 2:54 Medium 108   


GAZING AT STARS - (by Rob Johnson)  Year: 2012
Rob Johnson Modern acoustic piece that's dreamy & sentimental. Simple acoustic guitars accompanied by an electric piano. Emotional, reflective, heartwarming tender. Sounds like Fleet Foxes, Iron & Wine, Ingrid Michaelson & similar singer-songwriters. Great for Film & TV dramas, TV commercials & documentaries. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
527746 1:26 Med Slow 95   


ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE - (by Jeff Eden)  Year: 2011
Jeff Eden A very light and positive track, but in a mellow and thoughtful way. Acoustic guitars, piano and light strings combine Folk / Acoustica with Ambient and Light Pop to create a friendly, woozy and cosy groove, with a slightly introspective mood. Good for thoughtful films and messages with that "human" Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
571450 2:54 Med Slow 85   


CITY LIGHTS - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2014
Music Candy Acoustic guitar track, with gentle slide guitar leads. Summery, light and tender. Quiet and contemplative, see the city lights from far or see them from a totally new perspective after all the sudden changes that life throws up. Soothing, revealing and light. Amplified, by Tobias James. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
672847 2:13 Med Fast 132   


OH SUZZANA - (by C.J. Masters)  Year: 2009
C.J. Masters Beautiful and heartfelt version of the traditional song. Open and refreshingly unconventional. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
384201 4:54 Very Slow 51   


IN THE WIND - (by Ingvi Thor Kormaksson)  Year: 2015
Ingvi Thor Kormaksson Instrumental piece with a piano lead, guitar and strings. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
724949 3:38 Slow   


LONESOME CACTUS GROOVE - (by Don Julin)  Year: 2007
Don Julin Southwestern spaghetti western style groove. Fun, cinematic, warm and touching. Soulful Gypsy melody begins at 2.41 min. Great for western mysteries, cowboys, duels, High Noon tension, cattle drives, mending fences, romantic comedy. Sweet melody, nostalgic, soulful, with plenty of good times ahead. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
243520 4:49 Med Slow 95   


UNDER NORTHERN SKY - (by The Gravitons)  Year: 2010
The Gravitons Organic sounding feelgood Singer/Songwriter track. Beautiful melodies, lush harmonies & vibrant guitars. Contemporary yet retro inspired songs with acoustic instruments & vintage keyboard. Ideal for TV/Films/Radio/Internet & uses including drama/documentaries/holiday/travel/road trip/presentations, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
543620 4:48 Med Fast 146   


DREAM SEQUENCE - (by Rob Johnson)  Year: 2010
Rob Johnson Modern acoustic piece with a dreamy, melancholic sound. Simple guitar accompanied by piano, bells, strings etc. Emotional, reflective and tender. Sounds like Fleet Foxes, Iron & Wine, Ingrid Michaelson and similar singer-songwriters. Great for film and TV dramas, TV commercials and documentaries. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
444502 2:20 Medium 119   


AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL 3:19 (INSTRUMENTAL) - (by The Music Bakery)  Year: 2008
The Music Bakery Moderate: A deeply moving arrangement of this memorable classic. From intimate phrases to majestic swells, the smooth combination of instrumental elegance and choral warmth will leave you misty-eyed. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279645 3:21 Medium 118   
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279649 0:32 Medium 110   
Full Track (Heavenly Choir Vocal) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279644 3:22 Med Slow 89   
60sec A (Instrumental) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279646 1:04 Medium 110   
60sec B (Heavenly Choir) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279647 1:05 Medium 108   
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279648 0:34 Medium 113   
15sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279650 0:21 Medium 111   


FAMILY PICNIC (MAIN 60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Happy, laid-back, care-free and considered acoustic underscore. Very warm, sunny and innocent, with child-like qualities. Features acoustic guitar and vibes. Perfect for family orientated Ads, children, PSA's, wholesome food products & friendly service. 60sec, 40sec and 30sec versions, Instrumental, Dramatic, Smooth Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec) - Dramatic, Smooth Music
383249 1:02 Medium 106   
30sec (30sec) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
383269 0:32 Medium 106   
Variation (40sec) - Dramatic, Happy Music
383268 0:42 Medium 106   


SUNDAY DREAM - (by Rob Johnson)  Year: 2009
Rob Johnson Modern acoustic indie pop with a bittersweet sound. Simple guitar accompanied by bells, auto harp, strings etc. Emotional, reflective and tender. Sounds like Missy Higgins, Ingrid Michaelson and similar singer-songwriters. Great for film and TV dramas, TV commercials and documentaries. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
364105 2:02 Med Slow   


FAMILY PICNIC (MAIN 60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Happy, laid-back, care-free and considered acoustic underscore. Very warm, sunny and innocent, with child-like qualities. Features acoustic guitar and vibes. Perfect for family orientated Ads, children, PSA's, wholesome food products & friendly service. 60sec, 40sec and 30sec versions, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
539903 1:02 Medium 106   
30sec (30sec) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
383269 0:32 Medium 106   
Variation (40sec) - Dramatic, Happy Music
383268 0:42 Medium 106   


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   


COMFORT AND JOY - (by Jive Ass Sleepers)  Year: 2011
Jive Ass Sleepers Sunny and uplifting modern folk with acoustic guitar ensemble building to light strings, bass and drums. Cheerful, heartwarming music for any project. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
500889 1:20 Medium 110   


MINE TONIGHT - (by The Gravitons)  Year: 2010
The Gravitons Organic sounding feelgood Singer/Songwriter track. Beautiful melodies, lush harmonies & vibrant guitars. Contemporary yet retro inspired songs with acoustic instruments & vintage keyboard. Ideal for TV/Films/Radio/Internet & uses including drama/documentaries/holiday/travel/road trip/presentations, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Contemporary Folk
543621 0:58 Med Fast 147   


FAMILIAR FACES - (by Jeff Eden)  Year: 2011
Jeff Eden A warm, homely and cosy acoustic guitar / acoustic piano track. Heartening and understated. Gives off a feeling of warm welcomes, the familiar and the loved. Mellow and easy-going. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
573225 3:02 Medium 120   


ADIOS AMIGO - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2007
Jeremy Sherman A very slow folk / country / Americana track. Nostalgic, wistful, a little bluesy. Starts off with a single electric slide guitar, then adds organ, bass and drums. The are various versions available. The "No intro" version skips the first part with only the slide guitar. The 'No drums' version (unsu, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
270432 3:08 Medium 118   


HERE COMES PETER COTTONTAIL - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Easter, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238160 0:22 Med Slow 103   


SINNER - (by Chris Michols)  Year: 2012
Chris Michols A dark, minor key folk / singer-songwriter track. Fatalistic lyrics touch on atheism, metaphorical blindness, and the Sisyphean futility of repetitive, day-to-day life. A "tick tock" 2/4 rhythm drives the point home while eerie piano adds colour. A great track for sinister, plotting nighttime scenes, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
531181 4:28 Medium 125   
Bed (Instrumental) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
536005 4:27 Medium 125   


HARVEST TIME (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Bright, sunny, light and uplifting nu-folk, has a real feel of the countryside. Gently meandering rural country lanes, villages, a happy simple life, surrounded by rolling hills and lush green fields. Features mandolin, acoustic guitars, shakers, bass guitar. Various mixes and cuts, Instrumental, Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
543191 1:38 Med Slow 92   
Variation (underscore mix) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
543195 1:39 Med Slow 92   
30sec (30sec commercial) - Dramatic, Tender music
543196 0:31 Med Slow 92   


BEAUTY LIKE A ROCK - (by Vicki Hannah Lein)  Year: 1999
Vicki Hannah Lein This song was written to celebrate the beauty in us all with poetic sign language. This song has been taught all over the world so would be a great addition for motivational, inspirational and uplifting projects, incuding school assemblies, teaching through music, recovery, courage, self-image, etc. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
296859 4:13 Medium 120   


NEW HEIGHTS UKE - (by Denis Turbide)  Year: 2014
Denis Turbide A bouncy and happy fingerpicked solo ukulele. Feeling good! Easy times, making it through the day. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
669083 2:09 Medium 115   


BUILDING THE BRIDGE [60SEC EDIT] - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2012
Michael Corn Instrumental acoustic indie pop/rock/folk ala The Shins, Elliot Smith, Fleet Foxes, The Faces, The Fratellis, The Leisure Society. Happy, playful, slightly quirky vibe. Perfect for film/tv cues about working together, joining, making friends, building. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
546092 1:01 Med Fast 140   


BLUEGRASS: ANSWER YOUR PHONE RIGHT NOW - (by Ringtone Theatre)  Year: 2009
Ringtone Theatre Musical ring tone with bluegrass style 3-part harmony reminding you "Hey, your cell phone is ringing... " Vocals and original song ("Bluegrass: Answer Your Phone") by Suzannah Doyle. Brought to you by Ring Tone Theatre. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
324043 0:30 Med Fast 133   


MORNING LIGHT - (by Rob Johnson)  Year: 2012
Rob Johnson Sweet and soulful folk track with a woodsy sound. Acoustic guitars accompanied by a melodica, bass and kick drum. Heartfelt, reflective and tender. Sounds like Fleet Foxes, Iron & Wine, Ingrid Michaelson and similar singer-songwriters. Great for film and TV dramas, TV commercials and documentaries. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
531054 1:59 Med Slow 80   


ODE TO SUMMER - (by Rob Johnson)  Year: 2011
Rob Johnson Folk music with a warm & sunny vibe. Sweet, heartfelt and reflective music to underscore a sunny day, nature, kids playing, a romantic scene or any scene that needs a little warmth & positive emotion. Catchy tune that is light, upbeat and sincere. Romance, rainbows in the sky, charming. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
484696 1:28 Medium 122   


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   


I WONDER WHY - (by Too Human)  Year: 1997
Too Human Beautiful organic questioning love song (ballad) with quiet and elegant simplicity. Simple heartfelt vocal and gorgeous acoustic guitar solo. Perfect for a quiet love story - after all we've been through this just happened and it's wonderful! Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
517222 2:26 Med Slow 94   


TO MAKE A HOME - (by Adrian Haene)  Year: 2013
Adrian Haene Acoustic light pop-rock, Easy-going, sincere and positive, in a laid back way, All live instruments, and based on acoustic guitars, Good for family and friendships, love and the good life, home and leisure, etc,, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
595763 2:38 Slow 75   


ITS FOLK JIM - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2011
Jeremy Sherman Folk guitar plucking and picking over an acoustic drum beat. Earthy, fun and relaxed. Great as a background track. Features acoustic guitars and a banjo top line. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
520784 2:45 Med Slow 98   


LONESOME COWBOY (FULL LENGTH VERSION) - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2008
Jeremy Sherman An old time country waltz played on Dobro, pedal steel guitar, mandolin, guitar, bass and drums. Traditional country band style, authentic live performance. Happy and feelgood. Instrumental, Country, Classic Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
294444 3:01 Med Fast 130   


REMEMBER THE MAKE OUT KIDS - (by Shadrick Beechem)  Year: 2013
Shadrick Beechem This embracing romantic folk song song is an acoustic ballad featuring lyrics revolving around lost love, overcoming those losses, and a ending tone that is upbeat and focus's on moving on. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
613443 3:16 Medium 120   


YOU ARE MY EVERYTHING - (by Sean McCabe)  Year: 2011
Sean McCabe Tender Celtic love ballad with traditional Irish orchestral arrangement a la Chieftans featuring piano, Uilleann pipes, whistles, guitars, violins, percussion. Perfect for film credits, soundtrack, any movie with a romantic love theme, phone on hold. Song also has a year's end, Christmasy feel to it, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (commitment) - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
533099 4:12 Slow 65   


BUILDING THE BRIDGE - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2012
Michael Corn Instrumental acoustic indie pop/rock/folk ala The Shins, Elliot Smith, Fleet Foxes, The Faces, The Fratellis, The Leisure Society. Happy, playful, slightly quirky vibe. Perfect for film/tv cues about working together, joining, making friends, building. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
546093 1:58 Med Fast 140   


GUITARS IN THE SUN - (by Gus Caveda)  Year: 2010
Gus Caveda A fun 15 second stinger featuring two acoustic guitars. Has a very nature friendly feel. Works great for outdoor shows, fishing, camping canoeing. The song has a welcoming feel with an inspirational tone. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
450065 0:16 Med Slow 90   


WINDSAIL - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2003
Steve Dafoe Fella's choice between the girl or the boat . I love the sea...special song as it is the first song I wrote....it is to appear on a Nashville Limited Prod. CD called "Catch A Rising Star"! Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238150 3:23 Medium 112   


IN THE MOMENT - (by Prizm Prime)  Year: 2010
Prizm Prime Sweet acoustic guitar groove with mellow harmonica lead. Great for indie, rural scenes, blue skies, open spaces, cowboys, campfires, telling tall tales or hiking, fishing, biking, climbing mountains. Touching country music, wholesome family kids with a pioneering spirit, herding cattle, going west. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
421871 1:48 Medium 105   


YOU FEEL FINE - (by Mark Taylor)  Year: 2010
Mark Taylor Melancholy Male Vocalist singing about the love lost, but still feeling fine. Sounds like Teenage Fanclub, Elliott Smith, The Beatles. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
398422 3:53 Mixed 115   
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
398430 1:02 Medium 115   
Full Track - Rock, Acoustic Rock
385602 3:53 Mixed 115   


BETWEEN THE MOON AND THE STARS - (by William Naughton)  Year: 2013
William Naughton Acoustic guitars a-plenty in this mid-tempo, easy going, acoustic background track, Homely and organic country feel, acoustica / folk, Blissful, slightly melancholic but also relaxed and joyful,, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
592043 2:50 Medium 108   


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