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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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YANKEE DOODLE - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2014
Mark S. Crocker Traditional instrumentation mixes with contemporary rhythms to create a patriotic rendition of this classic folk song; Great as background music for anything Americana: commercials, celebrations, programs, documentaries, films, or as lead in music for TV coverage of political conventions & parades. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
637600 1:41 Med Slow 90 USD $89.95  


FOLK INSPIRATION - (by Jo Masino)  Year: 2016
Jo Masino A sweet, joyful, serene folk / bluegrass track, very melodic and inspirational, with all classic acoustic instruments, including a beautiful fiddle, played by real musicians. Ideal for productions related to nature, simple life, hope, travel, family. No lead and 60 sec edits versions available. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main version) - Folk, Traditional Folk
836225 4:00 Medium 105 USD $126.95  
Full Track (no lead) - Folk, Traditional Folk
836224 4:00 Medium 105 USD $126.95  
60sec A (60 sec - fiddle lead) - Folk, Traditional Folk
836221 1:02 Medium 105 USD $81.95  
60sec B (60 sec - guitar lead) - Folk, Traditional Folk
836222 1:02 Medium 105 USD $81.95  
60sec C (60 sec - no lead) - Folk, Traditional Folk
836223 1:02 Medium 105 USD $81.95  


STAR SPANGLED BANNER (USA NATIONAL ANTHEM) PIANO - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Piano arrangement of the well known traditional tune 'Star Spangled Banner (USA National Anthem)'. 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
680687 0:55 Medium USD $34.95  


MEXICAN WALTZ - (by Alan Fagan)  Year: 2014
Alan Fagan Enjoy this beautiful mariachi ranchera waltz. It is romantic, acoustic Mexican or South American folk music. The acoustic guitars and violins set the scene for a strolling band at a restaurant, Mexican dance or celebration. A couple strolling the streets on a hot summer night. Cinco de Mayo, love, Instrumental, Latin, Ranchera
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15 Mixes Available
634838 3:27 Medium 120 USD $105.95  


WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2014
Mark S. Crocker The traditional American folk song weaves in & out of this track with a twist; Useful in spaghetti westerns, Civil War documentaries, films, memory flashbacks, wars & battles, scenes of military going to war; Perfect as film opener, closer, credits, feature song, or underscore; Think Clint Eastwood. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (mellow, heroic tribute music) - Folk, Traditional Folk  
671404 3:00 Med Slow 90 USD $91.95  


ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDEN V2 40 SECS - (by Annie McGee)  Year: 2014
Annie McGee Country Gardens is an English folk tune - more commonly know as english country garden - whimisical piece played here on ukuleles English folk music 18th-century songs. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Folk, Traditional Folk
672853 0:41 Medium 114 USD $26.95  


SPIRIT OF TIBET - (by A-P-M Productions)  Year: 2010
A-P-M Productions Tibetan drone, ancient sounding, very dramatic, usable in desert scenes or anything requiring an eerie, yet sophisticated feel. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
452145 2:29 Med Slow 100 USD $107.95  


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  


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  


HAPPY AS FOLK - (by Felipe Adorno Vassao)  Year: 2015
Felipe Adorno Vassao Very positive and uplifting folk in the style of Mumford and Sons. Acoustic guitars, whistling and glockenspiel, over a driving drum pattern. Instrumental, Folk, Folk Pop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Folk Pop
758012 1:53 Very Fast 220 USD $89.95  


10 LITTLE INDIANS HARP - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Harp 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
680610 0:55 Medium USD $34.95  


CAMPTOWN RACES - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2014
Mark S. Crocker One of the true gems of America's minstrel era; Although a contemporary version, this track still exudes the charm of the original folk song with 2 tempos & interesting instrumentation; Use in film, TV, videos, or documentaries associated with American living in the 1850's, cowboys, or westerns. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
635021 2:14 Med Fast 134 USD $95.95  


SOLDIER'S JOY - (by Jonathan Geer)  Year: 2010
Jonathan Geer An old time bluegrass fiddle tune raw and unadorned. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
397872 1:45 Medium 118 USD $80.95  


FISHER'S HORNPIPE - (by Jonathan Geer)  Year: 2010
Jonathan Geer A traditional fiddle tune performed by solo violin. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
397865 1:44 Medium 118 USD $80.95  


10 LITTLE INDIANS GUITAR - (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
680609 0:55 Medium USD $34.95  


OVER THE WATERFALL - (by Jonathan Geer)  Year: 2010
Jonathan Geer An old time fiddle tune arranged for solo violin and piano. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
397870 1:48 Medium 111 USD $82.95  


GRANDMA'S PORCH - (by Eric Waters)  Year: 2013
Eric Waters A down-home real acoustic guitar & bass provide that honest, wholesome, country vibe that will make your productions shine with sincerity, & quaint nostalgia. Ideal for advertising, documentaries, cooking shows, film, & a wide range of other uses. It creates a sense of trust with the listener. Instrumental, Dramatic, Happy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Dramatic, Happy Music
605178 1:00 Very Fast 184 USD $79.95  
30sec - Country, Bluegrass
605184 0:30 Very Fast 184 USD $58.95  
Variation (56 second edit) - Folk, Traditional Folk
606177 0:56 Very Fast 184 USD $68.95  


DIXIE - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2014
Mark S. Crocker Sweet rendition of a Southern favorite; Beautiful melancholic piano solo evolves & builds into an orchestrated piece; Perfect for all media: Use for civil war, memory flashbacks, reflection, historical documentaries, old southern culture, patriotic & political events, anything Americana; Radio ready, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
634984 3:53 Med Slow 86 USD $116.95  


BRING A TORCH JEANETTE ISABELLA - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2016
Mark S. Crocker Rhythmic instrumental arrangement of the 16th century French Christmas carol; Useful in a variety of scenes portraying the Christmas season; Radio ready and perfect for holiday shoppers, Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk  
826107 2:06 Med Fast 149 USD $89.95  


10 LITTLE INDIANS PIANO - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Piano 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
680611 0:55 Medium USD $68.95  


ETERNAL SKY - (by Alexander John Ericson)  Year: 2015
Alexander John Ericson An ambient, reflective and somewhat ethereal track made with an echoey and reverberant bed of electric guitar. Available with or without 'bitty' electronic drums. Hints of Sigur Ros. Instrumental, New Age, New Age Electronic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - New Age, New Age Electronic
748188 3:47 Med Slow 90 USD $115.95  
30sec - New Age, New Age Electronic
748181 0:31 Med Slow 90 USD $50.95  
60sec - New Age, New Age Electronic
748182 1:01 Med Slow 90 USD $74.95  
Variation (No Drums) - New Age, New Age Electronic
748185 3:42 Med Slow 90 USD $115.95  
Stinger - Dramatic, Romantic Music
748186 0:05 Med Slow 90 USD $25.95  
Loop A - Folk, Traditional Folk
748183 1:05 Med Slow 90 USD $81.95  
Loop B - Folk, Folk Dramatic
748184 0:22 Med Slow 90 USD $27.95  
Stinger - Folk, Folk Dramatic
748187 0:05 Med Slow 90 USD $14.95  


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


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  


RUNNING UP - (by Silvia Marchese)  Year: 2017
Silvia Marchese An uplifting, uptempo and motivational track. Joyful and inspiring. Featuring Acoustic guitars and B4 organ sound. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
839371 2:19 Med Fast 130 USD $108.95  


MEXICAN HAT DANCE PIANO - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Piano arrangement of the well known traditional tune 'Mexican Hat Dance'. 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
680662 1:01 Medium USD $40.95  


HELSTON FURY DANCE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson Old English processional May dance that conjours up warm summer afternoons enjoying this slow-med dance performed by traditional cloggers or Morris dancers. Features tradtional instruments - fiddles, melodeons, bell-sticks, whistle, drums. Also known as 'The Floral Dance'. Main mix & 30sec mix. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Folk, Traditional Folk
482394 1:44 Med Slow 86 USD $104.95  
30sec (30sec commercial) - Folk, British Folk
482393 0:31 Med Slow 86 USD $43.95  


AMAZING GRACE - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2012
Ethereal Motion This iconic Christian Hymn is arranged by Jay Althouse for solo soprano voice and piano, and written by John Newton. One of the most recognizable songs in the English speaking world, this arrangement is very introspectively done without too much embellishment of the melody. Female Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
537338 2:37 Med Slow 90 USD $115.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Classical, Classical Piano
537341 2:37 Med Slow 90 USD $200.95  


SIMPLE GIFTS - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2012
Ethereal Motion An arrangement by Mark Hayes of a Shaker song written in 1828. Originally written by Joseph Brackett. Arranged for solo soprano voice and piano accompaniment, this is a lively and tuneful dance into Americana. This particular arrangement allows for some lovely soaring soprano moments. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Whimsical Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
537452 2:11 Med Slow 90 USD $168.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Folk, Traditional Folk
537454 2:11 Med Slow 90 USD $113.95  


LIVING WORLD - (by Dream Valley Music)  Year: 2015
Dream Valley Music Sweeping chords that glide among a landscape of natural sounds. A useful atmospheric bed for visuals such as environmental issues, ecology or the Natural World. Instrumental, Electronic, Dark Ambient
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Electronic, Dark Ambient
752582 3:42 No Tempo 114 USD $147.95  
30sec - Folk, Traditional Folk
752578 0:30 No Tempo USD $47.95  
60sec - Corporate, Corporate Ambient
752579 1:04 No Tempo 152 USD $95.95  
Variation (Underscore version) - Electronic, Drone music
752580 3:41 No Tempo 114 USD $147.95  


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  


AMAZING SAXY GRACE - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2013
Ethereal Motion This iconic Christian hymn has a slightly different flavor with the alto sax melody and acoustic piano. Solemn and sparse, it evokes a peaceful gospel vibe. One of the most recognizable songs in the English speaking world, this arrangement is very introspectively done without much embellishment. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
609259 2:37 Med Slow 90 USD $115.95  


WHEN THE BOAT COMES IN (MAIN MIX WITH FX - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Jolly & upbeat version of the traditional English folk song from Northumberland. Also known as 'Dance Ti Thy Daddy' or 'Thou shall have a fishy'. Opens with whistle & harmonica, then acoustic guitar joins, building to accordion band style - versions with & w/o sea fx. Instrumental, Folk, Sea Shanties
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main with sea fx) - Folk, Sea Shanties
422259 1:35 Med Slow 102 USD $99.95  
30sec A (accordion with fx ) - European, England
422252 0:31 Med Slow 102 USD $41.95  
30sec B (accordion mix no fx) - Folk, Traditional Folk
422238 0:31 Med Slow 102 USD $43.95  
Full Track (main mix w/o sea fx) - Folk, European Folk
422244 1:31 Med Slow 102 USD $93.95  
30sec (30sec flute mix) - Folk, European Folk
422243 0:32 Med Slow 102 USD $49.95  


MEXICAN HAT DANCE GUITAR - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Guitar arrangement of the well known traditional tune 'Mexican Hat Dance'. 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
680660 1:01 Medium USD $40.95  


SHENANDOAH - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2012
Ethereal Motion This is an entirely new and original look at a folk song that dates back to the early 19th century. Arranged for solo soprano with piano accompaniment by Gay Santerre. Full of musical imagery, the accompaniment very vividly imitates a river throughout the 1st and 2nd verse. Female Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
537344 3:16 Med Slow 90 USD $115.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Dramatic, Dramatic Solo Piano
537347 3:16 Med Slow 90 USD $115.95  


LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN GUITAR - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Guitar arrangement of the well known traditional tune 'London Bridge Is Falling Down'. 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
680650 1:02 Medium USD $81.95  


MY BONNIE LIES OVER THE OCEAN PIANO - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2014
Bobby Cole A beautiful Piano arrangement of the well known traditional tune 'My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean'. 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
680667 0:48 Medium USD $31.95  


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