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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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GREEK NATIONAL ANTHEM - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Greek Accordion Favorite, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
287086 1:09 Very Fast 208 USD $114.95  


MATIKVOH - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Isreali Anthem Accordion solo, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
287794 0:49 Med Fast 143 USD $66.95  


LITHUANIAN FOLKSONG - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Lithuanian Accordion Solo, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
287796 1:11 Mixed 96 USD $93.95  


EIN ZWEI ZOPPA - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Nice German accordian waltz, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
213222 1:26 Medium 129 USD $97.95  


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 USD $54.95  


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 USD $66.95  


AURA LEE - LOVE ME TENDER - ACOUSTIC GUITAR - (by Annie McGee)  Year: 2009
Annie McGee Acoustic guitar played simply, without adornment "Aura Lee" is an American Civil War song about a maiden. It was written George R. Poulton (music) tune also known as 'Love me tender'. Dreamy, Emotional, Easy style, sweet and simple acoustic track. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
376875 2:56 Slow 77 USD $183.95  
Full Track (Shorter Version) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
376874 1:11 Slow 79 USD $105.95  


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 USD $116.95  


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 USD $112.95  


BALKAN DANCE - (by Sashqxxx)  Year: 2011
Sashqxxx Cinematic piece inspired from Balkan music & traditions.. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
465963 0:51 Fast 155 USD $63.95  


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
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Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
343397 1:30 Medium 129 USD $92.95  


SHE'LL BE COMIN' ROUND THE MOUNTAIN ORCHESTRAL - (by Erik Haddad)  Year: 2009
Erik Haddad A fun orchestral arrangement of the American folk classic "She'll Be Comin Round The Mountain". Great for everything from children's to historical productions. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
332922 1:14 Med Fast 132 USD $81.95  


THE CHILDREN - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2004
Steve Dafoe My kids will do better...Hope the future of planet earth is good, Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
247323 2:55 Medium 112 USD $107.95  


WON'T BE HURT AGAIN - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2011
Steve Dafoe An Acoustic Powerful Pop Alternative Folk song! A person retreating from love as they have been hurt so much. Perfect for the bitter poignant parts of a Film on love gone wrong! Lyrically deals with Broken Hearts, Lies, Deception all in the name of romance. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
474476 3:14 Med Slow 93 USD $118.95  


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 USD $107.95  


THE SIMPLE GIFTS - (by Eric Waters)  Year: 2008
Eric Waters Traditional Shaker melody with sounds of nature (birds). Ideal for setting a peaceful feeling in film/video or on-hold phone systems. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
295208 0:30 Med Slow 80 USD $40.95  


CONSTANT LOVE (VICTORIA BLYTHE VOCAL) - (by Greg Beattie)  Year: 2007
Greg Beattie Constant love is a love based on the sweet, familiar, everyday happiness of being together. Perfect for the love of your life, who you don't tell often enough, on any occasion or no occasion. Beautiful folk ballad with Victoria Blythe backed by acoustic guitars, gorgeous viola solo and stand-up bass, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
452582 3:33 Slow 73 USD $138.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Folk, Traditional Folk
458544 3:33 Slow 72 USD $138.95  


SHORTNIN' BREAD - COWBOY STYLE - (by Suzannah Doyle)  Year: 2009
Suzannah Doyle A cowboy spin on this children's classic. Laid back Tremolo electric guitar, bassoon and glockenspiel. Moseys right along in an easy going manner. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
327483 1:00 Medium 120 USD $67.95  


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 USD $51.95  


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 USD $45.95  


OH MY DARLING, CLEMENTINE - (by Elizabeth C. Axford)  Year: 1884
Elizabeth C. Axford American western folk ballad usually credited to Percy Montrose (1884), even though it's sometimes credited to Barker Bradford; believed to have been based on another song called "Down by the River Liv'd a Maiden" by H. S. Thompson (1863); piano solo great for a western-themed film, TV, or video. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
455679 0:50 Medium 119 USD $63.95  


FOR HE'S A JOLLY GOOD FELLOW - (by Elizabeth C. Axford)  Year: 1709
Elizabeth C. Axford Sung to congratulate a person on a significant event, such as a retirement, a promotion, a birthday, the birth of a child, or the winning of a championship sporting event; melody originates from that of the French song "Marlbrough s'en va-t-en guerre;" 2nd-most popular song in the English language. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
455932 0:58 Med Slow 104 USD $67.95  


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 - Folk, Traditional Folk  
552877 0:31 Mixed 118 USD $45.95  


RED RIVER VALLEY - (by MX47)  Year: 2013
MX47 Ethereal and haunting rendition of the traditional cowboy folk tune. A deeply expressive keyboard ensemble arrangement with background vocals reflects the fond heartfelt memories of the American pioneer experience. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
584019 4:20 Slow 72 USD $163.95  


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 USD $81.95  


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