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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 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  


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  


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  


IN AN ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDEN (30SEC) - (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
287082 0:32 Fast 153 USD $51.95  


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  


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  


BRITISH GRENADIERS (ACCORDION) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Famous Fiery Accordion March, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
286258 0:53 Medium 106 USD $67.95  


AHYAZIN - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Charming & Sinewy Accordion Melody, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
286257 2:14 Med Slow 96 USD $134.95  


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  


ALOUETTE - (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
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
286250 1:07 Med Slow 99 USD $91.95  


AZK IM PARABANTZ - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Solo Cafe Accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
286245 1:02 Medium 121 USD $88.95  


KAROUN KAROUN - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Solo Cafe Accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
286244 0:55 Medium 118 USD $74.95  


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  


LANTERN SONG - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Simple Chinese melody on solo accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
282817 1:12 Slow 69 USD $93.95  


KEHTO LAULU - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Finnish Cradle Song Solo Accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
282814 1:09 Med Slow 96 USD $93.95  


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  


CUCKOO CLOCK POLKA (FINNISH) - (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
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
282812 0:50 Fast 168 USD $66.95  


ASBERG POLKA - (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
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
282809 0:58 Very Fast 179 USD $76.95  


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  


TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME - (by Suzannah Doyle)  Year: 1908
Suzannah Doyle Old Timey piano version of this classic Baseball song. 2008 is the 100-year anniversary of this long-standing part of American culture. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Segue - Folk, Traditional Folk
474759 1:33 Med Fast 143 USD $107.95  


JOLLY LEPRECHAUN - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Bouncing and bubbly accordion dance piece uplifting and playful. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
279041 1:14 Medium 129 USD $94.95  


DANNY BOY - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Modern Jazz accordion rendition of an old standard, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
279040 2:10 Mixed USD $127.95  


LONDONDERRY AIR - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Irish accordion favorite, shimmering and reflective. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
279037 1:47 Mixed 168 USD $107.95  


IRISH WASHERWOMAN - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2008
Kepha Peter Martin Irish Gigue plyed with a shimmering accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
279036 0:44 Med Slow 82 USD $71.95  


CZARDAS - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 1800
Kepha Peter Martin Hungarian Accordion, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
260316 3:51 Mixed USD $170.95  


BELIEVE ME IF ALL THOSE ENDEARING CHARMS (WALTZ) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2007
Kepha Peter Martin Quaint accordian waltz, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
259856 0:46 Medium 121 USD $66.95  


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 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 $53.95  


WON'T YOU STAY - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2003
Steve Dafoe The realization that it's over but it never hurts to ask "Won't You Stay"! Lyrical themes are Unrequited Love, Regret, Sadness, Depression, Anguish, Desperation, Broken Hearts, Wishing to be in Love, Loneliness and the Frustration of it all. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
244759 4:18 Med Slow 89 USD $62.95  


LIVE FOR TODAY - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2005
Steve Dafoe People live for yesterday and live for the future but it is harder to accept and appreciate what's in front of you today. Dale Carnegie would approve! Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
239637 3:37 Medium 126 USD $123.95  


QUIET TIMES - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2006
Steve Dafoe Don't we all want quiet....no sound while watching mindless TV... When you have had enough of Modern Life especially the noise, Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
239634 4:19 Med Fast 131 USD $62.95  


TOO LONG - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2005
Steve Dafoe When love is taken for granted. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
239629 2:59 Medium 127 USD $107.95  


NEVER KNEW YOU AT ALL - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2004
Steve Dafoe A Sad and Sentimental Acoustic Ballad. ABC TV licensed this song for the "Secret Lives Of Women" .."American Brothel Series". Just the tale of a stronger personality in a relationship and how love goes away. Lyrical themes are Frustration, loneliness, Sadness, Being in Love and Devotion. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
239623 3:08 Med Slow 101 USD $114.95  


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  


BLUE WALTZ - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Warm & Melodic Accordion Melody, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
233303 1:58 Medium USD $118.95  


BEROYZKA (LITTLE BIRCH) - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Beautiful Russian Accordion Waltz, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
233300 4:00 Medium USD $171.55  


LILI MARLENE - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin German polka on accordian, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
213223 0:51 Med Fast 149 USD $76.95  


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  


MADELON - (by Kepha Peter Martin)  Year: 2006
Kepha Peter Martin Happy accordion solo, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
213220 1:06 Medium 123 USD $112.95  


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  


VOZNESENIE BYLO GOSPODNEE - (by Andrey Vinogradov)  Year: 2017
Andrey Vinogradov Russian traditional sacred chant, Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
843594 7:09 Med Slow 100 USD $147.95  


UZH I YA LI MOLODA, TONKOPRIADITSA BYLA - (by Andrey Vinogradov)  Year: 2017
Andrey Vinogradov Russian traditional jocular song, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
843593 3:11 Med Slow 100 USD $138.95  


MASLENSKAYA - (by Andrey Vinogradov)  Year: 2017
Andrey Vinogradov Russian traditional Pancake week ritual song, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
843592 3:05 Med Slow 98 USD $134.95  


I REMEMBER ITALIAN - (by Michelangelo Oprandi)  Year: 2016
Michelangelo Oprandi italian mandolin popular simil tarantella, with tamburine fisarmonica (accordion) traditional style of Italian. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
794019 1:14 Medium 122 USD $67.95  


WORKING ON THE RAILROAD - (by Ronald Nelson)  Year: 2016
Ronald Nelson Soulful song of a railroad man at the end of a hard days work. Features a male vocal with a steady slow rhythm reminiscent of hammering railroad spikes. Perfect for a scene with trains or railroad yard in the background. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
769526 1:31 Very Slow USD $76.95  


CABIN BOY - (by Alex Larson)  Year: 2015
Alex Larson Cabin Boy is a short, salty whistle and guitar track which conjures up a life on the ocean waves. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Folk, Traditional Folk
732137 0:44 Slow 78 USD $37.95  


LYRE PATTERN 05 (WITH BOURDONS) - (by The Cradle)  Year: 2015
The Cradle Lyre is the old traditional instrument of Slavic nations. It was also widely used in medieval Europe. It’s often called a Wheel Lyre or Hurdy Gurdy. Lyre performance school as well as bandura/kobza one is outlined in a separate musical tradition of performance. Instrumental, Folk, European Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (Wheel Lyre, Hurdy Gurdy Loop) - Folk, European Folk  
726422 1:00 No Tempo USD $72.95  
60sec A (Wheel Lyre, Hurdy Gurdy Loop) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
726421 1:05 No Tempo USD $81.95  
60sec B (Wheel Lyre, Hurdy Gurdy Loop) - Folk, European Folk  
726419 1:00 No Tempo USD $67.95  
60sec C (Wheel Lyre, Hurdy Gurdy Loop) - Folk, Folk Dramatic  
726420 1:06 No Tempo USD $81.95  


LYRE PATTERN 01 (WITH BOURDONS) - STEREO SPREAD - (by The Cradle)  Year: 2015
The Cradle Lyre is the old traditional instrument of Slavic nations. It was also widely used in medieval Europe. It’s often called a Wheel Lyre or Hurdy Gurdy. Lyre performance school as well as bandura/kobza one is outlined in a separate musical tradition of performance. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Wheel Lyre, Hurdy Gurdy Loop) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
726411 1:07 No Tempo USD $81.95  


THE PARTING GLASS - (by Chris Angel)  Year: 2015
Chris Angel Traditional song of farewell and parting. Great for funerals or wakes and saying goodbye to loved ones. Strong emotional beat. Historical piece with symbolic and gentle lyrics. Evokes feelings of nostalgia. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
725597 4:52 Slow 79 USD $57.95  


JOCK O HAZELDEAN - (by Chris Angel)  Year: 2015
Chris Angel Moving folk song about lost love. Male vocals and elegant guitar. Would work over historical pieces or period pieces. Perfect for settings in forest or fields. Scottish ballad song. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
725549 4:32 Med Slow 100 USD $116.95  


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