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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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CONTIMPLATING THINGS 60 - (by David Harper)  Year: 2010
David Harper Lovely, soft acoustic guitar gently leads this song that plays like goose down pillows over video and footage. Perfect for contemplation scenes, as per the title. And I'm sure you creative folks will find more uses for it :), Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
423246 1:00 Med Slow 80 USD $72.95  
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
423238 0:30 Med Slow 81 USD $43.95  


TAKIN' ENOUGH TIME - (by Kate Carpenter)  Year: 1999
Kate Carpenter Easy-listening song takes listener on a sonic/visual journey to the forest, sky, beach & urges him to take time to relax, look at nature, & into the eyes of a lover, spouse, special person. Concludes with a spiritual message. Mellow, meditative, and sweet, a lullaby for adults. Take a break song. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
323827 4:27 Medium 108 USD $112.95  


HONEYSUCKLE - (by Kate Carpenter)  Year: 2002
Kate Carpenter Sweet, mellow song about the honeysuckle vine, comparing its beauty and sweetness to home and family relationships. Great song for a female solo at a wedding shower or ceremony. Gentle guitar and violin with beautiful riff. Magical harmonics. Flower song collection. Songs with bees. Nature love song, Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
323825 4:55 Medium 120 USD $112.95  


CLASSY (FURNITURE) - (by Ross Martin)  Year: 1995
Ross Martin Acoustic Guitar and Synth Harpsichord. This medium tempo piece features a solid strumming acoustic guitar along with a classy sounding synth harpsichord. It has a solid melody and ends in a big finish. Good for commercials or background music. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
281152 1:01 Medium 118 USD $66.95  


SPAGHETTI WESTERN - (by Ross Martin)  Year: 2008
Ross Martin This Medium Slow piece is a spoof on Spaghetti Western Music. The melody is carried by the Strings and Ocarina. Good for Commercial or Background Music. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
290983 1:00 Slow 75 USD $66.95  


HOME ON THE RANGE - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin American Folk, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238204 0:25 Med Fast 143 USD $43.95  


CAISSONS GO ROLLING ALONG - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin U.S. Army Theme, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238141 0:21 Medium 121 USD $31.95  


OH SUSANNA - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin American, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238187 0:22 Medium 120 USD $31.95  


ON TOP OF OLD SMOKEY - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Perfect ringtone for any driver. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238156 0:19 Very Slow 34 USD $31.95  


CAMPTOWN RACES - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Perfect ringtone for a day at the races. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238158 0:20 Medium 126 USD $31.95  


I'VE BEEN WORKIN ON THE RAILROAD - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Railroad Work Song, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238139 0:17 Med Fast 148 USD $29.95  


BLUEGRASS WESTERN FIDDLE - 10 SEC. COMMERCIAL CUT - (by Filmmusic Group)  Year: 2008
Filmmusic Group Western Fiddle: Pure western or bluegrass fiddle. Catchy lick phrase. For 10 seconds commercial breaks etc. Excellent for any folk country or western referrals. Country or bluegrass. Loopable! (In STEREO - Preview in Lo-Fi MONO), Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Segue - Folk, Contemporary Folk
285231 0:12 Med Slow 99 USD $19.95  


WESTERN FIDDLE 1 - PURE BLUEGRASS FIDDLE - (by Filmmusic Group)  Year: 2008
Filmmusic Group Western Fiddle: Pure western or bluegrass fiddle. Catchy lick phrase. Excellent for any folk country or western reflections. Also great for commercials. Country or bluegrass. Loopable! (True Stereo - Preview in Lo-Fi MONO), Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Folk, Contemporary Folk
285191 0:20 Med Fast 133 USD $28.95  


TURTLES HEAD SOUP - (by Yes Thats Great)  Year: 2009
Yes Thats Great Bobbing, floating but with a certain ebb and flow. Warmly retaining an air of simple folk melody. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
341645 1:22 Medium 125 USD $69.95  


MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Circus Act, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Contemporary Folk
238192 0:22 Fast 169 USD $31.95  


CHEYENNE WIND - (by Jody Adams)  Year: 2009
Jody Adams A duet of acoustic guitars in harmony of spirit and tone celebrating the string-style of rural folk, easy-listening new age persona with passionate acoustic delivery. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
349872 2:40 Medium 115 USD $98.95  


OLD BLACK SWAMP - (by Lee FitzSimmons)  Year: 2008
Lee FitzSimmons Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
288132 1:43 Fast 151 USD $99.95  


DAWN FOREST GREEN - (by Lee FitzSimmons)  Year: 2008
Lee FitzSimmons This lively uptempo solo acoustic guitar piece features some very quick picking... Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Folk, Contemporary Folk
288988 0:30 Medium 118 USD $99.95  


PEACE WATERS - (by Lee FitzSimmons)  Year: 2008
Lee FitzSimmons This medium tempo folk tune contains some simple, yet slightly offbeat chordal patterns and is performed on a single acoustic guitar... Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Segue - Folk, Contemporary Folk
288989 1:00 Medium 112 USD $99.95  


YANKEE DUDDLE - (by Big Sound Music)  Year: 2005
Big Sound Music Contemplative political spoof. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
212562 0:31 Medium USD $40.95  
Stinger - Americana, American Patriotic
213085 0:08 Med Slow 103 USD $16.95  
15sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
213084 0:16 Medium 109 USD $21.95  


ADDICTED TO DRUGS - (by Linq)  Year: 2007
Linq Tale about a man who gets injured, is given prescription painkillers and finds himself addicted. It destroys his family and his life, he ends up in court, and he wishes that he could get clean but doesn’t have the strength to do so. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
364425 3:06 Med Slow 93 USD $134.95  


SIMPLE WOMAN - (by Linq)  Year: 2007
Linq Former pharmacist Linq based "Simple Woman" on two couples that had similar experiences: the husband lost the wife to cancer and struggled to pay the uncovered medical bills after her death. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
398751 4:34 Slow 67 USD $134.95  


WHAT HAPPENED TO THE CARE - (by Linq)  Year: 2008
Linq Former pharmacist Linq experienced the shift in focus first-hand from a patient-oriented to a money-driven health insurance industry. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
398752 2:12 Med Fast 142 USD $96.95  


MONEY TODAY - (by Linq)  Year: 2008
Linq A cautionary tale about a man who grew up during the Great Depression. His quest for money becomes his top priority in life at the expense of everything else. He still makes money after he dies but can’t take it with him. The message is relevant to today's focus on always wanting more. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
363977 4:57 Med Fast 142 USD $134.95  


HUSH, LITTLE BABY (SOLO PIANO) - (by Suzannah Doyle)  Year: 2008
Suzannah Doyle Introspective solo piano version of this classic American children's lullaby. Poignant, flowing, tender. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
315598 2:39 Med Slow 88 USD $107.95  


TIN WHISTLE DANCE - (by Suzannah Doyle)  Year: 2008
Suzannah Doyle Easy going folksy tune with guitar, tin whistle and fiddle. Great for Maypole dancing! Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Segue - Folk, Contemporary Folk
285636 1:31 Fast 152 USD $86.95  


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  


BACK IN THE GAME - (by RAW Boswin and the Gonnabees)  Year: 2010
RAW Boswin and the Gonnabees Dreaming about movie-star love, this song was inspired by the twisted love of Sharon Stone and Robert Deniro in the movie Casino. The song is about dusting your-self off and getting back in the game of love, Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
380152 3:52 Medium 109 USD $207.95  


GREEN GIRL - (by Greg Beattie)  Year: 2011
Greg Beattie The spirit of spring, young, lush, fertile and beautiful, fills the song with primal energy. References to nature and spacious acoustic instrumentals support scenes of woodlands, landscapes, country, mountains, nymphs, fairies and sprites and primitive spirituality. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
460190 2:49 Med Slow 100 USD $132.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
458547 2:48 Very Fast 194 USD $115.95  


HOUSE ON A HILL - (by Erik Haddad)  Year: 2010
Erik Haddad This wonderful little piece touches the heart with it's nostalgic and warm welcoming feeling. Acoustic and lap steel guitars, mandolin, piano, cello, etc. Great as a theme or segue for anything needing that inviting pastoral but contemporary country sound. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Segue - Folk, Contemporary Folk
403796 0:24 Med Fast 132 USD $38.95  


SHOES OF A FISHERMAN (FOLK) - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2009
Steve Dafoe My Grandfather and Uncles fished the North Atlantic (close to shore) for salmon and lobster. A 12 foot boat or doey called "Pie Duck"......very leaky boat. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
352879 5:17 Medium 119 USD $123.95  


ZEB - (by Don Julin)  Year: 1996
Don Julin Lullaby perfomed on 2 tenor banjos, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
241682 1:18 Medium 118 USD $74.95  


CUTE KITTIE RING - (by Eric Waters)  Year: 2008
Eric Waters 30 SECONDS OF ACOUSTIC GUITAR & 2 VIOLINS WITH CUTE KITTIE MEOW. Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
296447 0:30 Med Slow 80 USD $32.95  


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 USD $116.95  


BABBLING BROOK (30 SECS LENGTH VERSION) - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2008
Jeremy Sherman Gentle americana, pretty and touching. Performed on pedal steel guitar and acoustic guitars. Thoughtful, reflective, romantic. Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294340 0:31 Fast 150 USD $43.95  


WHY NOT LIVE YOUR DREAM - (by Vicki Hannah Lein)  Year: 2008
Vicki Hannah Lein A fun, uplifting song about living each day as if it were your last! What are your dreams? What are all the possibilities? Why not live it? A song for motivational, creative and uplifting scenes. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
296857 4:15 Mixed USD $203.95  


IT TAKES A WHOLE VILLAGE - (by Vicki Hannah Lein)  Year: 1999
Vicki Hannah Lein A song about the power of community working together, caring about the well-being of all its neighbors and global citizens. This song would work well in heartwarming documentaries, stories of triumph or tragedy, even advertisements or public service announcements. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
296783 3:53 Medium 106 USD $193.95  


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 USD $223.95  


BABBLING BROOK (FULL LENGTH VERSION) - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2008
Jeremy Sherman Gentle americana, pretty and touching. Performed on pedal steel guitar and acoustic guitars. Thoughtful, reflective, romantic. Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (full length version) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294342 1:54 Fast 150 USD $109.95  
60sec (60 secs length versi) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294341 1:03 Fast 150 USD $88.95  
Loop A (music loop 02) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294344 0:26 Med Fast 149 USD $41.95  
Loop B (music loop 03) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
294345 0:26 Med Fast 149 USD $41.95  
Full Track (underscore) - Country, Country Ballads
294346 1:54 Fast 150 USD $97.95  
Loop (music loop 01) - Country, Country Ballads
294343 0:13 Slow 76 USD $20.95  


A LUCKY JOURNEY - (by Bjorn Lynne)  Year: 2017
Bjorn Lynne An uplifting and inspiring track featuring acoustic guitars, percussion, bass and drums. A happy and care free, with a wholesome / homey / nature feel. Instrumental, Country, Bluegrass
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
827355 1:59 Med Slow 100 USD $97.95  


ENDLESS FIELDS - (by Bjorn Lynne)  Year: 2017
Bjorn Lynne An optimistic acoustic music track that brings the feelings of optimism and love. Hopeful and positive melodies performed beautifully on acoustic guitar, bass, light percussion and drums. Bright and heartening. Instrumental, Country, Bluegrass
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
12 Mixes Available
827909 2:03 Med Slow 98 USD $97.95  


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