Albums of Folk music

Folk music as a term can be understood dually. First of all, this is ethnic tunes of different nationalities, represented by people’s creativity. Second of all, in its contemporary meaning, this is a direction of popular music, which embraces wide range of variations of traditional tunes.

Authentic direction

The authentic music is mostly uncommercial. People rarely buy folk music of this variation just for fun or download to their players. However, the melodies are an inseparable part of every nation’s history. Therefore, it is used for theatre plays or different celebrations. People also download folk songs to accompany some ethnic dances at thematic performances. Nowadays, we can also listen to this genre online, while at the times of its origin it was impossible. At different times and in different countries the carriers of music were nameless artists as well as talented creators and performers, whose names are preserved in the world history.

You also can buy other genres of lossless music for us such as D&B music.

Contemporary mixes

Speaking about trends of folk music downloads, we mainly refer to its contemporary form. It incorporates a wide variety of styles that emerged in the 20th century, based on traditional music. Modern youth downloads folk music mixed with numerous styles, such as:

  • rock,
  • pop,
  • punk,
  • metal,
  • indie,
  • jazz,
  • baroque (a mixture of British and American folk and jazz, performed with the help of finger technique of playing the guitar, which appeared in 1960) and so on.

It is worth mentioning that songs of the genre are widely used and respected.  According to Folk Alley, This Land is Your Land by Woody Guthrie is recognized as one the most popular folk music downloads. Its wide use is proved by the fact that it has been sung in many films and TV shows and even at celebration of Barack Obama’s inauguration. Other famous MP3s, such as Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind” and Steve Goodman’s “City of New Orleans” are also at the top of charts.

Top artists playing in this direction include:

  • Bob Dylan
  • Johnny Cash
  • Iron & Wine
  • Suffjan Stevens
  • Simon & Garfunkel.

Nowadays, admirers of the genre buy folk music of these artists and appreciate its lossless quality. On our web site you can find these and many other songs in

  • MP3,
  • M4A
  • FLAC format

It is also easy to listen to them online.

However, it is not only quality that draws attention of melomaniacs. What guides them in their desire to listen to the genre? People download folk songs to feel themselves closer to their roots and awaken already forgotten natural feelings.

It is possible to download classic rock albums or other lossless music on our web portal.