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yurintroubl
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
Irish folk songs:
Whiskey in the Jar
She Moved Through the Fair

English Folk Songs:
Scarborough Fair
Greensleeves

American Folk Songs:
Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
Camptown Races
Sea Lion Woman

I've seen "House of the Rising Sun" listed a s a folk song before. In which case - That's my #1.


Pettifogger
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
I don't like much Springsteen does these days, but that tribute to Pete Seeger was pretty cool. Love the whole album.



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LSUballs
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
In the Pines
Nine Pound Hammer
You are my Sunshine
Keep On the Sunny Side
Uncle Pen


Just to name a few


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yurintroubl
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
FWIW - Feist does an AMAZING modern adaptation of "Sea Lion Woman" IMO.

Feist - Sealion (Live on Later with Jools Holland) (give it a listen at least through 2 minutes to fully appreciate)


quail man
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
quote:

"Sea Lion Woman"


Feist's version is one of my favorites


Baloo
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
God Bless England by the Clancy Brothers
Blood on the Saddle by Pete Seeger
The Jolly Banker by Woody Guthrie


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Flair Chops
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
stan rogers - northwest passage.

sorry, i'm too lazy to link


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AlxTgr
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs


yurintroubl
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
I saw Milla in concert once. She's REALLY good.

Now you've got me thinking of gypsy type stuff...

Mary Hopkins - Those were the days.
This post was edited on 2/13 at 10:55 am


AlxTgr
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
I bought the album for man who fell, but fell in love with Glade.


ULL Cool J
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
The New Main Street Singers:

Never Did No Wanderin'

The Folksmen:

Blood on the Coals

Start Me Up


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Big Lake
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
quote:

I've seen "House of the Rising Sun" listed a s a folk song before. In which case - That's my #1.


Its definitely a folk song it dates back pre 1900s i beleive.

Irish Folk:
Rocky Road to Dublin
Whiskey in the Jar
Wild Rover

American Folk:
Down to the River
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Dixie
Wild Irish Rose
Greensleeves
Tura Lura la

Tuvan (look it up) Folk:
Good Horses- Ondar


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AlxTgr
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
Does John Barleycorn count? If so, it's my favorite.


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Kafka
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
Feel free to bump this legendary thread


quail man
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
i figured you had already done something along these lines, but i really didn't feel like doing a google search


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biglego
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re: Favorite traditional folk songs
Greensleeves


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