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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Johnny Horton
Song:  The Battle of New Orleans
By:  Johnny Horton
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, Old-time music, Country music
David Huckfelt
Song:  As Below So Above
By:  David Huckfelt
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, Folk, Blues, Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter

Woody Guthrie
Song:  This Land Is Your Land
By:  Woody Guthrie
folk music of United States of America, American folk music
The Weavers
Song:  So Long (It's Been Good To Know You)
By:  The Weavers
https://www.allmusic.com/album/goodnight-irene-the-weavers-1949-1953-mw0000062065

The Weavers
Song:  The Erie Canal
By:  The Weavers
folk music of United States of America, American folk music
Pete Seeger
Song:  If I Had A Hammer
By:  Pete Seeger
folk music of United States of America, American folk music

Pete Seeger
Song:  Casey Jones
By:  Pete Seeger
folk music of United States of America, American folk music
John Fogerty
Song:  My Toot Toot
By:  John Fogerty
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, Country Gospel Edit, Country

Hank Williams
Song:  I Saw The Light
By:  Hank Williams
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, Country Gospel
Hank Williams
Song:  Hey Good Lookin'
By:  Hank Williams
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, Country

Grandpa Jones
Song:  Old Mountain Dew
By:  Grandpa Jones
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, Country Music
Grandpa Jones
Song:  Banjo Am The Instrument For Me
By:  Grandpa Jones
folk music of United States of America, American folk music, Country Music

Roberto Trevizan
Song:  Corn and Pride
By:  Roberto Trevizan
folk music of United States of America, Country music
Big Bill Broonzy
Song:  Take This Hammer
By:  Big Bill Broonzy
American folk music, blues, working song

Rhiannon Giddens
Song:  Julie
By:  Rhiannon Giddens
American folk music, country music, neofolk, old-time music, North American folk music, North Carolina
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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