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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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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 USD $54.95  


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 USD $138.95  


DRINK TO ME ONLY WITH THINE EYES - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Lyrical Accordion Melody, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
286259 0:49 Med Fast 136 USD $66.95  


THE TATTERED HOOD - (by David M Brown)  Year: 2016
David M Brown Tribal flute invoke ancient times and strumming guitar move you through the forest of the tune. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
788666 3:11 Med Slow 97 USD $118.95  


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 USD $56.95  


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  


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 USD $40.00  


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  


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 USD $54.95  


EXPECTATIONS - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Russian Jewish Accordion Waltz, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
287795 1:53 Fast 164 USD $112.95  


FINNISH WALTZ - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Solo World Accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
282813 1:53 Med Fast 135 USD $112.95  


FINSKA VALSEN - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Solo World Accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
282806 1:22 Med Slow 93 USD $117.95  


WILL YOU GO LASSIE GO - (by Tunes Are Me)  Year: 2010
Tunes Are Me A traditional folk song with a very obvious Celtic Appeal,A beautifully understated backing supports a male vocal that is haunting and heartfelt,this would be ideal in a period drama with a Scottish or Irish aspect,TV,Movie,Documetary, Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
419427 4:28 Slow 73 USD $114.95  


FOLK SONG OF INDIA - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Solo World Accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
282818 1:04 Med Slow 97 USD $89.95  


FOLK SONG OF INDIA 2 - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin East Indian Accordion Solo, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
287784 1:41 Med Slow 92 USD $107.95  


FRENCH BLUE VALSE (JAZZ ACCORDION MUSETTE SOLO) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2003
Kepha Peter Martin Jazz Accordion Musette solo. Great for European period pieces, cafe scenes, stories set in Paris, and more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
294051 2:23 Med Slow 89 USD $142.95  


DIXIE - (by David Flavin)  Year: 2014
David Flavin Dixie theme (popular American theme of the south) performed on a tack piano with an old time saloon style feel. Anthem of the Confederacy with the lyrics I wish I was in the land of cotton, look away dixie land. 2 versions are available, one with simply piano and one with added drums and tuba. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
633889 1:39 Medium 85 USD $94.95  


AS THE WHEAT SWAYS - (by Mario Pompetti)  Year: 2010
Mario Pompetti mellow folk instrumental, swaying violin with acoustic guitar, make it perfect for rual country, farmland footage, lovers playing in the grass. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
445265 6:10 Medium 120 USD $139.95  


DIXIE (TACK PIANO) - (by David Flavin)  Year: 2014
David Flavin Dixie theme (popular American theme of the south) performed on a tack piano with an old time saloon style feel. Anthem of the Confederacy with the lyrics I wish I was in the land of cotton, look away dixie land. 2 versions are available, one with simply piano and one with added drums and tuba. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
633890 1:39 Medium 85 USD $94.95  


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  


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 USD $54.95  


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  


CHILDGROVE - (by Jonathan Geer)  Year: 2010
Jonathan Geer A dark, traditional english folk tune arranged for bass, guitar, violin and bells. Haunting cinematic lullaby. Folk Fiddle Lullaby Sad Guitar Bass Acoustic Bells Celeste, Soulful Traditional, Minor key, Lonely Mysterious Fantasy. Movie Trailer, Film Credits. Heartbreaking, traditional soundtrack. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
397862 3:14 Slow 66 USD $101.95  


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 USD $51.95  


10 LITTLE INDIANS BRASS - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Guitar 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
680608 0:55 Medium USD $34.95  


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 USD $105.95  
15sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556164 0:16 Medium 120 USD $22.95  
Ident - Folk, Traditional Folk
556168 0:11 Medium 120 USD $17.95  
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556166 0:31 Medium 120 USD $47.95  
Loop - Folk, Traditional Folk
556169 1:00 Medium 120 USD $87.95  
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556167 1:04 Medium 120 USD $97.95  
Variation (Solo Guitar) - Folk, Traditional Folk
556170 1:35 Medium 120 USD $105.95  
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
556165 0:31 Medium 120 USD $47.95  


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  


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 USD $216.95  
Full Track A (ft Paul Messina) - Blues, Chicago Blues
632910 3:54 Med Slow 80 USD $199.95  
Full Track B - Singer/Songwriter, Folk Singer-Songwriter
446728 3:52 Mixed 84 USD $163.95  
30sec A (Instrumental) - Folk, Traditional Folk
450193 0:31 Mixed USD $52.95  
30sec B (Instrumental) - Folk, Traditional Folk
450194 0:31 Mixed USD $52.95  
Loop (Instrumental) - Folk, Traditional Folk
450195 0:24 Mixed USD $50.95  
Stinger - Folk, Traditional Folk
450196 0:11 Mixed USD $26.95  


GREEK SLOW DANCE (SOLO ACCORDION) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Greek Accordion Favorite (extnd), Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
287084 1:22 Med Slow 100 USD $96.95  


GREEK SLOW DANCE (VARIATION) - (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
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
287085 1:03 Med Slow 100 USD $89.95  


A CANADIAN SNOW DAY - (by Mario Pompetti)  Year: 2011
Mario Pompetti A easy listening track that reminds of the proverbial "small-Southern-one-stop-light-town" on a Sunday afternoon after church service where families and friends relax and enjoy each other's company. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
450049 3:47 Medium 120 USD $139.95  


AFTER SANDRA - (by Bartok Music)  Year: 2012
Bartok Music A serene classical guitar solo that's powerful and in control. Perfect for radio productions, films, commercial music services and much more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
546536 2:30 Med Slow 100 USD $141.95  


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  


HOPAK (DANCE) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Spirited Traditional Dance, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
233304 2:06 Med Fast 134 USD $125.95  


IK HOU VAN HOLLAND - (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
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
287781 0:59 Fast 153 USD $76.95  


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 USD $54.95  


IMAYO - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Japanese Folk Accordion solo, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
287789 1:37 Slow 70 USD $106.95  


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  


FOLK TALE - (by Jo Masino)  Year: 2016
Jo Masino Folk / bluegreass track with traditional instruments such as banjo, mandolin and fiddle. Great performance by real musicians. The track has a narrative feel to it, perfect to illustrate a story, a character, or just to create a folk, sincere atmosphere. Several different edits available. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main version) - Folk, Traditional Folk
786342 4:11 Medium 108 USD $124.95  
60sec A - Folk, Traditional Folk
786337 1:02 Medium 108 USD $81.95  
60sec B - Folk, Traditional Folk
786338 1:02 Medium 108 USD $81.95  
60sec C - Folk, Traditional Folk
786340 1:02 Medium 108 USD $81.95  
60sec D - Folk, Traditional Folk
786339 1:02 Medium 108 USD $81.95  
Variation (no lead edit) - Folk, Traditional Folk
786341 4:12 Medium 108 USD $124.95  


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 USD $44.95  


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