some traditional and folk songs and some soft rock I would class as folk songs if played on the acoustic.
Paul Simon, Corries, Proclaimers, Pogues, Bob Dylan, John Prine, Christy Moore, Terry Jacks, Harris Rolf, Traditional, Dougie Maclean, Dropkick Murphys, The Dubliners...
In Honor of Dr. M.L.K., Jr. Day
Songs decrying bigotry and proclaiming the dignity of all people.
Janis Ian, They Might Be Giants, Phil Ochs, Sarah McLachlan, Misc. Traditional, Sam Cooke, Tracy Chapman, Stiff Little Fingers, Randy Newman and Curtis Mayfield
Treasured hand-me-down gems with great sentimental value. Some tawdry, some charming, some strange. Make them yours then pass them on . . .
Traditional, Misc. Cowboy, Misc. Traditional, Folk Songs, Stephen Foster and Misc. Religious
Songs that I enjoy, charted the way I learned them.
Misc. Traditional and Traditional
I'm a big fan of the traditional cowboy genre, and these are songs that I've found that fit in the group. If you like them, enjoy. They are mostly pretty easy for guitar or mandolin.
Michael Martin Murphey, Misc. Cowboy, Marty Robbins, Don Edwards, Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Roy Rogers, Red Steagall, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard
Folkie Dolkie 1
From romantic to ribald, sensual to snide, prophetic to peculiar. Folk songs fully edited.
John Prine, Paul Simon, Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Dylan, J. D. Souther, Leonard Cohen, Roy Clark, Lyle Lovett, Bobby Bare, Donovan, John Denver, Tim Hardin and Phil Ochs
True Bluegrass and Southern Appalachian Folk songs. Some of the songs are done by people who are not true bluegrass or folk musicians but all of the songs have either folk or Bluegrass roots.
Bill Monroe, Traditional, Ralph Stanley, Bob Dylan, Country Gentlemen, A. P. Carter, Johnny Cash, Townes Van Zandt, Old Crow Medicine Show, Cox Family, Hank Snow...