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Folk Music | Music for Productions

2020 / 13 Tracks / Squirky Music / SQM029
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    01. Folk production Music | Music for Productions
    Defoe Music

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    02. Old And Dusty Trail
    Robert Fyfe

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    03. Cajun Crossroads (Alt)
    Robert Fyfe

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    04. Way Down And Out
    Robert Fyfe

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    05. Whiskey and Rye (Alt)
    Defoe Music

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    06. Funky Ol' Train Ride
    Robert Fyfe

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    07. Mississipi Juke Joint
    Robert Fyfe

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    08. Hummingbird Blues
    Ben Bogen / Joel Bogen

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    09. Going South (Alt)
    Defoe Music

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    10. Driving Down The Back Road
    Robert Fyfe

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    11. A Fistful Of Dust
    Robert Fyfe

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    12. Tennessee Trail
    Robert Fyfe

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    13. Succotash Sunset
    Robert Fyfe

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Folk music is the music of the people as the world folk itself elaborate as a meaning of “People”. It is such a specific and old genre in the music world that you might notice that there are not such folk music artists coming from the new generation. Maybe the listeners of the folk music songs are not in that majority but still the essence is the same.

 

Folk music is the music of the cultured people, and folk music songs always refer to the culture and daily life of the people. That is why folk music artists have their separate value, and they don’t perform like traditional concert music. Folk music songs come up with some storytelling pattern to reference a specific event related to the war, love depression and oppression.

 

History and Development of Folk Music

 

Folk music is not an invention of a specific country of or an age. It has been followed for centuries from generation to generation. Every part of the world has a particular collection regarding folk music songs. Folk music includes the content that has got a motive or a message to explain in a balanced way with some acoustic instruments.

 

Although the first official break given to this genre was in the 1930s in America, when Woody Guthrie with his fellow folk music artists started to record folk music songs, his main subject to sing about was the political inequalities between the socialist and communist to bring the revolution and raise voice for equal rights.

 

In the mid-1960s and the 1970s, Bob Dylan’s music helped to develop this genre towards the people of America. In fact, the reason behind his value in the folk music industry is that he was the one who moved folk music towards the mainstream.

 

Importance of Folk Music Songs

 

In the current era, people usually listen to folk music to memorize their past events and their guardians who faced those events. Meanwhile, if we compare the value of folk music with this time to the past, then its significance was much greater at that time. At a time when the whole world was busy fighting, folk music songs were the only way to bring peace through the world and to create flexible spaces among resistant hearts.

 

Folk music urged the people to stand for their rights instead of wasting their lives under the shoes of the injustice people. It helped the common people to come over their depression and spread the message of love. Today, folk music artists help us to stick to our culture and to memorize our values through their wonderful collection.

 

Characteristics of Folk Music Songs

 

Folk music songs have various characteristics that can set your mode according to them as they did in the past. Following are the features that a folk music song carries in itself:

 

Subjective songwriting

 

The main reason for the recognition of folk music artists and their songs till now is that they were mostly subjective. Every folk music carries a story or a message in it to convince the listeners towards it. It can be on different topics related to daily life events or cultural values. Neil Young, one of the famous folk music artists, wrote many songs using this characteristic and his song “Ohio” is the best example of it.

 

Social and political

 

Folk music songs had a great influence on both social and political sides. They had a vital role in bringing the revolution in different parts of the world in the past centuries. Songs always carry your emotions with them, and that is how folk music songs played their role. Bob Marley, one of the best folk music artists, made so many songs on social and political issues, and his song “Redemption Song” speaks for itself.

 

 

 

 

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    01. Folk production Music | Music for Productions
    Defoe Music

    From $9
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    02. Old And Dusty Trail
    Robert Fyfe

    From $9
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    03. Cajun Crossroads (Alt)
    Robert Fyfe

    From $9
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    04. Way Down And Out
    Robert Fyfe

    From $9
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    05. Whiskey and Rye (Alt)
    Defoe Music

    From $9
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    06. Funky Ol' Train Ride
    Robert Fyfe

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    07. Mississipi Juke Joint
    Robert Fyfe

    From $9
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    08. Hummingbird Blues
    Ben Bogen / Joel Bogen

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    09. Going South (Alt)
    Defoe Music

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    10. Driving Down The Back Road
    Robert Fyfe

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    11. A Fistful Of Dust
    Robert Fyfe

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    12. Tennessee Trail
    Robert Fyfe

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    13. Succotash Sunset
    Robert Fyfe

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    01. Held By You (Full Mix)
    Richard Smithson

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    02. At Our Best (Full Mix)
    Peter Mowry

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    03. Sunbath (Full Mix)
    Christopher Bartels

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    04. When This Is Over (Full Mix)
    Richard Smithson

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    05. Softly Ring The Bells (Full Mix)
    Jonathan Meyer

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    06. No Better Time Than This (Full Mix)
    Jonathan Meyer

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    07. We Will Be Alright (Full Mix)
    Jonathan Meyer

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    08. Together Again (Full Mix)
    Richard Smithson

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    09. To Love Another (Full Mix)
    Jonathan Meyer

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    10. Slow Tide Soft Tide (Full Mix)
    Christopher Bartels

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