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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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HEROS DUST REVISTED - (by William J. Furner)  Year: 2016
William J. Furner Acoustic guitar solo piece. Wistful and melancholic. Heartfelt and passionate, with some Flamenco influences. Free tempo. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
835209 5:01 No Tempo USD $105.95  


O' MARY DON'T YOU WEEP (VOCAL) - (by Paul Reece)  Year: 2013
Paul Reece Mellow, passionate, sincere classic Folk-Country with male vocals, acoustic guitars and mid-tempo. Fitting for themes like western, historical, drama series and more. Mixed Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
375121 2:44 Medium 117 USD $98.95  
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
375140 2:44 Medium 114 USD $98.95  


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  


HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS - (by William J. Furner)  Year: 2016
William J. Furner Acoustic guitar piece. Warm and loving. Sweet and homely. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
835208 5:05 Slow 65 USD $105.95  


JOY OF RINGS - (by William J. Furner)  Year: 2016
William J. Furner Acoustic guitar solo track. Warm, reflective, comforting and easy going. Free tempo. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
835207 5:17 No Tempo USD $105.95  


SOLDIERS JOY - (by Bernard Wrigley)  Year: 2011
Bernard Wrigley A traditional, fast paced jolly tune, often used for barn dances, and ceilidhs. Ultra catchy, very hummable. Played on three English Wheatstone concertinas, including a very rare contra-bass. Usable with or without the middle section. Ideal theme tune for children's programmes, circus events. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
469136 1:13 Med Slow 85 USD $99.95  
Variation A - Folk, Traditional Folk
469139 1:02 Med Slow 85 USD $94.95  
Variation B - Folk, Traditional Folk
469137 0:15 Fast 171 USD $26.95  
Variation C - Folk, Traditional Folk
469138 0:30 Fast 171 USD $49.95  


FALLING DOWN (VOCAL VERSION) - (by Isha Erskine Project (LP))  Year: 2015
Isha Erskine Project (LP) A mellow, melancholic and dreamy ballad track lead by female vocal, piano and acoustic guitar. (Also available in an Instrumental version). Big thunderous drums lift up the chorus for an almost epic, yet emotional feel. Floating ambient synths fill out the track and add a dreamy quality. Female Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
762383 3:15 Med Slow 82 USD $150.95  
Loop - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761112 0:24 Med Slow 82 USD $47.95  
Stinger A - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761117 0:06 Med Slow 82 USD $20.95  
Stinger B - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761116 0:08 Med Slow 82 USD $20.95  
Loop A - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761113 0:24 Med Slow 82 USD $47.95  
Loop B - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761115 0:24 Med Slow 82 USD $47.95  
Loop C - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761114 0:24 Med Slow 82 USD $47.95  
Variation (Underscore version) - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761118 3:15 Med Slow 82 USD $150.95  


JUNGLE CARAVAN - (by William J. Furner)  Year: 2016
William J. Furner Acoustic guitar finger picking style, Folk & Blues influenced. Lively, positive and a little bit 'cool'. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
835206 2:02 Medium 119 USD $87.95  


JUST ME - (by William J. Furner)  Year: 2016
William J. Furner Acoustic guitar finger style track. Easy-going, feelgood and homey. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
835196 2:30 Med Slow 80 USD $89.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - WEDDING IN KOSMACH - 15 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2010
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
704150 2:21 Fast 155 USD $124.95  


CANT STAY AWAY - (by Paul McLinden (LP))  Year: 2017
Paul McLinden (LP) Upbeat happy, modern, alternative folky song based around strummed acoustic guitars with handclaps. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
841609 1:49 Medium 108 USD $100.95  


MYRTLE - (by William J. Furner)  Year: 2016
William J. Furner Acoustic guitar folk / country. Light, joyful and easy going. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
835190 2:02 Med Slow 100 USD $87.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - WEDDING IN KOSMACH - 17 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2010
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
704152 4:32 USD $146.95  


CUCKOOS NEST - (by Bernard Wrigley)  Year: 2011
Bernard Wrigley A traditional, medium pace jolly tune. Ultra catchy, very hummable. Played on three English Wheatstone concertinas, including a very rare contra-bass. Usable with or without the middle section. Ideal theme tune for children's programmes, circus events. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Folk, Traditional Folk
469127 0:49 Very Fast 176 USD $78.95  
Variation A (17sec) - Folk, Traditional Folk
469128 0:17 Med Fast 176 USD $29.95  
Variation B (30 sec clip) - Folk, Traditional Folk
469129 0:31 Med Slow 88 USD $50.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - MELODIES OF PASTURELANDS - 09 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2011
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
704113 1:37 USD $119.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - MELODIES OF PASTURELANDS - 10 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2011
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Folk, Traditional Folk
704114 0:37 USD $57.95  


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  


SHADY GROVE (VOCAL) - (by Paul Reece)  Year: 2013
Paul Reece Easy rolling, mellow, nostalgic Country-Folk Ballad with mixed vocals, acoustic guitars and mandolin- mid tempo. Fitting for themes like rural/country-side, historical, story telling and more. Mixed Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
331434 2:43 Med Slow 102 USD $98.95  
Full Track - Folk, European Folk
331433 2:43 Medium 112 USD $98.95  


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  


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  


JILL DAILEY (VOCAL) - (by Paul Reece)  Year: 2013
Paul Reece Mellow, smooth, campy Country-Folk with male vocals, acoustic guitars and mandolin, mid-tempo. Fitting for themes like rural/country-side, farming, traveling/scenic nature. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
374671 2:22 Med Slow 91 USD $97.95  
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
375126 2:22 Med Slow 90 USD $97.95  


MOLLY WENT TO WOOLONGONG - (by Paul Reece)  Year: 2013
Paul Reece Fun, mid-tempo, down home Folk-Country with male vocals and acoustic guitars. Fitting for themes like rural/country-side, farm country, camping, trains and traveling. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
289109 2:43 Mixed 100 USD $98.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - MELODIES OF PASTURELANDS - 11 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2011
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736776 2:33 Medium 120 USD $124.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - MELODIES OF PASTURELANDS - 12 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2011
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736777 2:12 Med Fast 148 USD $124.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - MELODIES OF PASTURELANDS - 13 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2011
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736778 2:29 USD $124.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - MELODIES OF PASTURELANDS - 14 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2011
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736779 2:35 USD $124.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - MELODIES OF PASTURELANDS - 15 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2011
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736780 2:11 Med Slow 94 USD $124.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - MELODIES OF PASTURELANDS - 16 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2011
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736781 3:22 USD $146.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - MELODIES OF PASTURELANDS - 17 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2011
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736782 1:28 USD $102.95  


OFF TO SEA ONCE MORE (VOCAL) - (by Paul Reece)  Year: 2013
Paul Reece Smooth, mellow, passionate classic Folk with male/female vocals and acoustic guitar and mandolin, mid tempo. Fitting for themes like rural/country-side, historical, sailing/sea and more. (Drama, Peaky Blinders), Mixed Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
331429 5:00 Slow 57 USD $57.95  
Full Track - Folk, Contemporary Folk
331430 5:00 Very Slow 56 USD $115.95  


JAY GOULDS DAUGHTER (VOCAL) - (by Paul Reece)  Year: 2013
Paul Reece Mellow, bluesy, Country-Folk with male vocals, guitars and mandolin. Fitting for themes like rural/country-side, historical, trains, hobos, drinking and more. Male Vocals, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
331427 2:38 Med Slow 93 USD $48.95  
Full Track - Country, Country Traditional
331426 2:38 Med Slow 90 USD $43.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - WEDDING IN KOSMACH - 03 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2010
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736738 2:02 USD $121.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - WEDDING IN KOSMACH - 13 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2010
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736748 2:52 Medium 108 USD $149.95  


SMOKE AND LANTERNS - (by Jared Chance Taylor)  Year: 2017
Jared Chance Taylor A chill, folk sequence perfect for scenes of content resolution. Possessing a positive flavor that suggests the continuation or ending of a story. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
843731 3:17 Slow 72 USD $103.95  


SMOKE AND LANTERNS - (by Jared Chance Taylor)  Year: 2017
Jared Chance Taylor A chill, folk sequence perfect for scenes of content resolution. Possessing a positive flavor that suggests the continuation or ending of a story. Instrumental, Folk, Folk Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
830003 3:17 Slow 72 USD $103.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - WEDDING IN KOSMACH - 18 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2010
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736755 8:14 Med Slow 91 USD $146.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - WEDDING IN KOSMACH - 19 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2010
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736754 2:17 USD $132.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - WEDDING IN KOSMACH - 21 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2010
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736753 1:33 USD $110.95  


HUTSUL COLLECTION - WEDDING IN KOSMACH - 23 - (by Hutsul Collection)  Year: 2010
Hutsul Collection Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
736759 1:26 Med Slow 98 USD $100.95  


FALLING DOWN (INSTRUMENTAL VERSION) - (by Isha Erskine Project (LP))  Year: 2015
Isha Erskine Project (LP) A mellow, melancholic and dreamy ballad track lead by female vocal, piano and acoustic guitar. (Also available in an Instrumental version). Big thunderous drums lift up the chorus for an almost epic, yet emotional feel. Floating ambient synths fill out the track and add a dreamy quality. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
762384 3:15 Med Slow 82 USD $100.95  
15sec - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761108 0:15 Med Slow 82 USD $17.95  
30sec - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761109 0:32 Med Slow 82 USD $45.95  
60sec - Folk, Folk Dramatic
761110 1:01 Med Slow 82 USD $67.95  


FLOWING INTO DARKNESS - (by Isha Erskine Project (LP))  Year: 2015
Isha Erskine Project (LP) A hazey, somewhat melancholy Americana / Acoustic track with a dreamy, slightly dark feel. Has an almost earthy sound. Available with or without a drum beat that joins in towards the end. Can work well for storytelling, drama and more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
762380 2:27 Medium 112 USD $88.95  


OLDFOLKCOUNTRYDANCE ENDING - (by Joel Hunger)  Year: 2013
Joel Hunger Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
572098 1:27 Med Slow 94 USD $81.95  


CERVEZA - (by Paul Reece)  Year: 2013
Paul Reece Upbeat, confident, festive Folk instrumental with acoustic guitar and mandolin. Fitting for themes like celebrating, drinking, history and biographies, and indie/comedy. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
741758 2:10 Medium 121 USD $95.95  


BULLY OF THE TOWN - (by Paul Reece)  Year: 2013
Paul Reece Easy, elegant, mellow instrumental rendition of this folk classic- featuring acoustic guitar. Fitting for backgrounds and themes like history/historical, western, traveling in western territories, scenic views and more. Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Folk, Traditional Folk
741315 0:57 Med Slow 100 USD $61.95  


HOME - (by Paul Reece)  Year: 2013
Paul Reece Upbeat, festive, mid-fast tempo Contemporary Folk instrumental with acoustic guitars. Fitting for soundtracks, backgrounds and themes like celebrating, dancing in a nature setting, or traveling in the back country. (Cohen Brothers, O Brother Where Art Thou), Instrumental, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Folk, Traditional Folk
741733 2:15 Med Slow 95 USD $97.95  


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