Traditional / folk music of United States of America


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On the list below you can find some folk songs or traditional songs from United States of America. Each song has some tags which specify its genres or musical instrument which is used in that song. Inside each page you can find more information about the artist or music genre. You can listen to all songs as playlist too or you can add each song to your personal playlist.


Traditional / folk songs for United States of America


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Uncle Rich Brown
Song:  Alabama Bound
By:  Uncle Rich Brown
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, blues, Alabama, vocal, Lomax
Lead Belly
Song:  Take This Hammer
By:  Lead Belly
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, traditional folk song, labor song, prison song, railroad work song, hammer song

Lead Belly
Song:  Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
By:  Lead Belly
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, traditional folk song, blues, Appalachian music
Bob Dylan
Song:  In My Time of Dyin'
By:  Bob Dylan
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, traditional folk song, blues, gospel, religious

Odetta
Song:  God's Gonna Cut You Down
By:  Odetta
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, traditional folk song, blues, gospel, religious, vocal
Vera Hall
Song:  Trouble So Hard
By:  Vera Hall
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, blues, Alabama, vocal, Lomax

Roscoe Holcomb
Song:  Man of Constant Sorrow
By:  Roscoe Holcomb
traditional American folk, folk music of United Stated of America, vocal music
Kansas Joe McCoy & Memphis Minnie
Song:  When the Levee Breaks
By:  Kansas Joe McCoy & Memphis Minnie
folk music of United States of America, blues, country blues, traditional blues

Doc Watson
Song:  Omie Wise
By:  Doc Watson
folk music of the United States, American folk music, country, murder ballad
Tim Eriksen
Song:  Wayfaring Stranger
By:  Tim Eriksen
folk music of the United States, American folk music, gospel

The Kingston Trio
Song:  Tom Dooley
By:  The Kingston Trio
folk music of the United States, American folk music, North Carolina folk song, Appalachian murder ballad
Emry Arthur
Song:  Man of Constant Sorrow
By:  Emry Arthur
folk music of the United States, traditional American folk song, American folk music

Alabama sacred harp singers
Song:  Present joys
By:  Alabama sacred harp singers
folk music of the United States, American folk music, sacred harp, choir
Jack White
Song:  Wayfaring Stranger
By:  Jack White
folk music of the United States, American folk music, bluegrass, traditional country, cowboy

Doc Watson
Song:  Wayfaring Stranger
By:  Doc Watson
folk music of the United States, American folk music, traditional country, cowboy
Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys
Song:  Wayfaring Stranger
By:  Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys
folk music of the United States, American folk music, bluegrass, traditional country, cowboy

Blind Willie Johnson
Song:  It's Nobody's Fault but Mine
By:  Blind Willie Johnson
folk music of the United States, American folk music, gospel blues, slide guitar, Christian blues
Charley Patton
Song:  Oh Death
By:  Charley Patton
folk music of the United States, American folk music, Delta blues

Woody Guthrie
Song:  I Aint Got No Home (In This World Anymore)
By:  Woody Guthrie
folk music of the United States, American folk music revival
Dave Van Ronk
Song:  He Was A Friend Of Mine
By:  Dave Van Ronk
folk music of the United States, American folk music revival

Dave Van Ronk
Song:  Hang Me, Oh Hang Me
By:  Dave Van Ronk
folk music of the United States, American folk music revival, outlaw song
The White Cloud Hunters
Song:  Sew Sew Sew
By:  The White Cloud Hunters
folk music of the United States, American folk music, root music, Indian mardi gras music, New Orleans

Mark O'Connor
Song:  Rubber Dolly Rag
By:  Mark O'Connor
folk music of the United States, American folk music, bluegrass, fiddle
Alan Lomax Recordings
Song:  Levee Camp Holler
By:  Alan Lomax Recordings
folk music of the United States, Mississippi, Louisiana, American root music, early blues, Alan Lomex

Michael Cleveland
Song:  Montana Cowboy
By:  Michael Cleveland
folk music of the United States, American folk music, bluegrass, fiddle, country music
Michael Cleveland
Song:  Jerusalem Ridge
By:  Michael Cleveland
folk music of the United States, American folk music, bluegrass, fiddle, country music

Michael Cleveland
Song:  The Old Brown County Barn
By:  Michael Cleveland
folk music of the United States, American folk music, bluegrass, fiddle, country music
Tim Eriksen
Song:  The Southern Girl's Reply
By:  Tim Eriksen
folk music of the United States, traditional American folk song, traditional Anglo-American music, fiddle

Tommy Johnson
Song:  Cool Drink of Water Blues
By:  Tommy Johnson
folk music of the United States, American folk music, delta blues, early blues

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