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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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WISH I HAD STAYED WITH YOU - (by Sean McCabe)  Year: 2012
Sean McCabe Sad 'those were the days' love ballad, regret for leaving a girlfriend, Celtic melancholy, perfect for romantic drama, perfect for phone on hold, beautiful Irish fiddle and mandolin duet would suit credits on a movie, Paris love affair, phone on hold, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
544753 3:19 Slow 70 USD $161.95  


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 USD $211.95  


VERMONT WEDDING--PROCESSIONAL WALTZ - (by Dewey Dellay)  Year: 2004
Dewey Dellay Processional folksy waltz, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
168739 2:26 Fast 160 USD $116.95  


SOUTHERN IRONY - (by Dewey Dellay)  Year: 2009
Dewey Dellay lazy guitar waltz, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
324763 1:29 Fast 150 USD $92.95  


HAMPSTEAD HEATH - (by Nick Nicolas)  Year: 2009
Nick Nicolas Relaxing, peaceful, lilting, free-flowing acoustic guitar piece. Beautiful and graceful music perfect for moments of tranquility, reflection or nostalgia. The music has a glorious feeling of lightness and calm, for romantic moments or walks in the park holding hands. sounds like: Bert Jansch. Instrumental, Folk, Finger-Picked Guitar
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Finger-Picked Guitar
360882 2:02 Medium 120 USD $100.00  
15sec (alternate master) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
479464 0:15 Medium 117 USD $25.00  
60sec A (alternate master) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
479478 1:00 Medium 117 USD $50.00  
60sec B - Folk, Contemporary Folk
479379 1:00 Medium 117 USD $50.00  
15sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
479360 0:15 Medium 117 USD $25.00  
30sec A - Folk, Folk Pop
479374 0:30 Medium 117 USD $25.00  
30sec B (alternate master) - Folk, Folk Pop
479477 0:30 Medium 117 USD $25.00  
Variation (alternate master) - Folk, Finger-Picked Guitar
479446 2:02 Medium 117 USD $100.00  


AMAZING GRACE (TRUMPET) - (by Thomas Beckner)  Year: 2006
Thomas Beckner An American Folk Song performed as a duet with trumpet and piano in a contemporary arrangement. A fresh take on a classic spiritual. A perfect soundtrack to all of the paths through life, from weddings to funerals. Great for religious services, videos, or web sites. Flute or vocal arrangements also. Instrumental, Spiritual, Christian Hymns
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track ((trumpet)) - Spiritual, Christian Hymns  
233966 2:55 Med Slow 80 USD $89.95  
Variation A (flute) - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
407048 2:54 Med Slow 80 USD $79.95  
Variation B (Tpt solo) - Spiritual, Instrumental Gospel  
473245 1:33 Med Slow 80 USD $49.95  
Variation C (vocal) - Spiritual, Traditional Gospel  
233967 2:54 Med Slow 80 USD $79.95  


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 USD $138.95  
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279649 0:32 Medium 110 USD $49.95  
Full Track (Heavenly Choir Vocal) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279644 3:22 Med Slow 89 USD $132.95  
60sec A (Instrumental) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279646 1:04 Medium 110 USD $88.95  
60sec B (Heavenly Choir) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279647 1:05 Medium 108 USD $88.95  
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279648 0:34 Medium 113 USD $49.95  
15sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
279650 0:21 Medium 111 USD $29.95  


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 USD $134.95  
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
314974 0:31 Medium 121 USD $42.95  
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
314975 1:02 Fast USD $101.95  


THE DAMAGE - (by Record/Play Music)  Year: 2011
Record/Play Music An acoustic rock, singer songwriter track that incorporates acoustic rhythm guitars and a swampy electric accent guitar. It's held down by a bass guitar and modern percussion. The damage was unintended but what's done is done. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
473587 3:01 Medium 114 USD $182.95  


MATTY DOO - (by Bernard Leclerc)  Year: 2004
Bernard Leclerc Easy-going, folk song about a childhood friend who passed away from lymphoma. He was the class clown who always made people laugh and brightened up their day. He had joined the military, sobered up, straightened out his life, married, and had young children at the time of his death. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
246296 2:59 Med Slow 80 USD $100.95  


SLIGO - (by Gordon McLeod)  Year: 2005
Gordon McLeod A song in the Americana and Irish folk tradition about the magic of the Sligo region of Ireland, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
293494 3:47 Very Fast 212 USD $158.95  


SCARBOROUGH FAIR - (by Adagio Music)  Year: 2012
Adagio Music A gentle version of this traditional English ballad that was popularized in the late 1960's by Simon and Garfunkel in the iconic movie "The Graduate. " This adaptation features a clear lead guitar melody with a fingerpicking background and mixed chanting choir. Useful for wholesome product adverts. Vocal Pads, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
354016 1:17 Medium 109 USD $81.95  


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 USD $33.95  


FAMILYMAN - (by Jason Bradley Livesay)  Year: 2008
Jason Bradley Livesay Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
316713 2:46 Medium 110 USD $107.95  


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 USD $193.95  


GREEN MIST - (by Kevin Packard)  Year: 2014
Kevin Packard A gentle track beginning with fingerpicked acoustic, guitar. Light percussion comes in as wood flute and and synth lead take turns with the melody. Relaxed and easy. Calming. Summer rain. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
656146 1:39 Medium 120 USD $80.95  


RAINY DAY - (by Richy Kicklighter)  Year: 2004
Richy Kicklighter rain in the morning folk/blue/jazz acoustic new age intsrumental melodic and soulful, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
313587 5:07 Medium 116 USD $164.95  


UNDER ANOTHER SKY - (by Richy Kicklighter)  Year: 1985
Richy Kicklighter solo guitar instrumental, finger picking blues/new age with a Jimi Hendrix kind of feel, touching, soulful, space, time, regal, proud, time, life, distance, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
499716 3:54 Slow USD $169.95  


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 USD $150.26  


REPO MAN - (by Vicki Hannah Lein)  Year: 2004
Vicki Hannah Lein No matter how you live it, life is uncertain. This song was written after my daughter nearly died at age 20. We can't run away from what life may throw at us, but we can look it in the face with courage and faith. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
312798 4:50 Slow 66 USD $254.95  


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 USD $121.95  


ONE DAY - (by Edouard Andre Reny)  Year: 2014
Edouard Andre Reny Restful folk pop ballad evoking the travel through life of a man full of dreams and hopes. Originally written on the ukulele, this version sees also guitars, organ, bass and drums. Great track to illustrate any story related to hope and courage, or the pursuit of happiness and finding a home. Male Vocals, Rock, Folk Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
679532 3:13 Slow 60 USD $199.00  


DRIVE AND SMILE - (by Zander Sekhri)  Year: 2013
Zander Sekhri Folk rock celtic music in the style of Mumford and Sons, Lumineers, Avett Brothers, Of Monsters and Men with acoustic guitars, banjo, upright bass, piano and shuffle beat drums. This track pairs perfectly with nature and wholesome values. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
620260 1:02 Med Slow 95 USD $74.95  
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
645769 0:31 Med Slow 95 USD $36.95  


KOTA LAMA - (by Tjendol Sunrise)  Year: 2013
Tjendol Sunrise Reminiscing about the old town in Indonesia. Features an Indonesian chorus. Slow, acoustic guitar with supporting percussion. Returning home after 40 years to see your childhood memories have changed. Life goes on. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
614602 3:49 Med Fast 135 USD $171.95  


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 USD $115.95  


CELTIC HEART - (by Anton Atom)  Year: 2014
Anton Atom Glorious traditional folk that summons the spirit of the Emerald Isle. Accordion and mandolin lead the tune building to a rousing finale joined by whistle and flute. Ideal for anything needing a touch of the Celtic. Instrumental, European, Ireland
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
687033 2:19 Med Fast 143 USD $114.95  


TELL ME GOODBYE - (by Nicola Donchev)  Year: 2015
Nicola Donchev Happy. care-free, warm and uplifting instrumental. Fingerpicking acoustic guitar riffs mix with whistling motif. Ukulele and organ sound pieces. Modern sounding production. Great for film, TV commercials and documentaries. Have energy like, The Lumineers, Phillip Phillips, Mumford & Sons…, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
754691 4:14 Med Slow 96 USD $174.95  
15sec (short 20 sec) - Folk, Folk Pop  
754700 0:24 Med Slow 96 USD $31.95  
Loop (acoustic loop) - Pop, Acoustic Pop  
754702 0:40 Med Slow 96 USD $37.95  
Variation (No Whistling) - Corporate, Corporate Folk  
754698 2:14 Med Slow 96 USD $74.95  
30sec (short 40 sec) - Corporate, Corporate Folk  
754701 0:45 Med Slow 96 USD $37.95  
Variation (Whistle Version) - Corporate, Corporate Pop Whistling  
754699 3:08 Med Slow 96 USD $74.95  


TELL ME GOODBYE - (by Nicola Donchev)  Year: 2015
Nicola Donchev Happy. care-free, warm and uplifting instrumental. Fingerpicking acoustic guitar riffs mix with whistling motif. Ukulele and organ sound pieces. Modern sounding production. Great for film, TV commercials and documentaries. Have energy like, The Lumineers, Phillip Phillips, Mumford & Sons…, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Whistle Version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
754695 3:08 Med Slow 96 USD $74.95  


TELL ME GOODBYE - (by Nicola Donchev)  Year: 2015
Nicola Donchev Happy. care-free, warm and uplifting instrumental. Fingerpicking acoustic guitar riffs mix with whistling motif. Ukulele and organ sound pieces. Modern sounding production. Great for film, TV commercials and documentaries. Have energy like, The Lumineers, Phillip Phillips, Mumford & Sons…, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (No Whistling) - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
754696 2:14 Med Slow 96 USD $74.95  


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 USD $25.95  


24TH FLOOR (INSTRUMENTAL) - (by Dean Graham Wolfe)  Year: 2012
Dean Graham Wolfe Nice build up from serene and pretty acoustic guitars and harmonica to a full easy going pop folk rock band. Hohner solo throughout evokes a wholesome summer country ranch image; relationships/families on the farm/ cowboys cattle and sunshine; farm fresh products promotions; grain silos and horses, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (zero vocals involved) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
691557 3:08 Med Slow 82 USD $107.95  


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 (vocals version) - Rock, Folk Rock
695467 3:19 Med Slow 100 USD $131.95  
Variation (instrumental version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
784616 3:39 Med Slow 100 USD $115.95  


INSTRUMENTAL ACOUSTIC GUITAR BALLAD - (by Taylor Brook)  Year: 2015
Taylor Brook "Instrumental Acoustic Guitar Ballad" is an acoustic track for two guitars with a simple background drum beat with brushes. There is a slow and sentimental chord pattern played with fingerstyle on one guitar while a second plays melodically. The track is down tempo, relaxing, and sentimental. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
725397 1:16 Medium 110 USD $95.95  


BROKEN TWIG - (by David Scance)  Year: 2015
David Scance A finger picked acoustic guitar highlights this lighthearted piece. Perfect for nature shows, scenes in the great outdoors or wholesome family oriented commercials. A cello appears halfway through to lend substance. Would also be right at home in a pharmaceutical ad. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
737529 1:32 Med Slow 93 USD $93.95  


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 USD $115.95  


GOOD MORNING SUNSHINE - (by Antonio Fernandez)  Year: 2015
Antonio Fernandez The music starts at a medium pace with an accordion, bells and pizzicato strings. Its not clear at the beginning where the music is going to go but its optimistic. Then suddenly the acoustic guitar and strings enter and turn it into a joyous music. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (Optimistic and sunny) - Folk, Contemporary Folk  
741511 1:01 Med Slow 84 USD $88.95  


WHISTLING FOLK - (by Liz Cirelli)  Year: 2016
Liz Cirelli A happy acoustic guitar and percussion based folk track featuring a catchy and friendly whistled theme. All accompanied by "bom bom bom" male backing vocal - and a harmonica. Cute and fun. Perfect for an animated commercial, or children's TV. Would also work perfectly in a romantic comedy. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
780129 1:26 Med Slow 97 USD $92.95  


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 USD $214.95  


MELLOW HAZE - (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, Vocal Pads, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
715500 3:00 Medium 121 USD $202.95  
30sec - Dramatic, Romantic Music
709928 0:31 Medium 121 USD $49.95  
60sec - Dramatic, Tender music
709929 1:00 Medium 121 USD $72.95  
Loop - Dramatic, Tender music
709930 0:39 Medium 121 USD $52.95  
Full Track (More piano, less vocals) - Dramatic, Tender music
709932 2:57 Medium 121 USD $198.95  
Stinger A - Dramatic, Tender music
709933 0:05 Medium 121 USD $26.95  
Stinger B - Dramatic, Tender music
709934 0:06 Medium 121 USD $26.95  
Loop - Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
709931 0:39 Medium 121 USD $52.95  


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