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50 Great Folk Classics

Traditional standards and folk rock masterpieces from both sides of the pond.

50 songs (3 hours and 14 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
This Land is Your Land
Woody Guthrie - This Land is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1
2:19
2
We Shall Overcome
Pete Seeger - If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope and Struggle
4:42
3
The Times They Are A-Changin'
Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'
3:12
4
River Man
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left
4:18
5
The Boxer [Explicit]
Simon & Garfunkel - Greatest Hits
5:08
6
Wild World
Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman (Deluxe)
3:20
7
Astral Weeks
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
7:06
8
Over The Hill
John Martyn - Solid Air (Remastered)
2:52
9
Scarborough Fair
Martin Carthy With Dave Swarbrick - Martin Carthy
3:29
10
Catch the Wind
Donovan - Sunshine Superman - The Very Best Of Donovan
2:55
11
Vincent
Don McLean - American Pie
3:59
12
Chelsea Morning
Joni Mitchell - Clouds
2:31
13
She Moved Through The Fair
Pentangle - In The Round
5:11
14
Stackalee
Lonnie Donegan - Heroes Collection - Lonnie Donegan
3:15
15
The Hermit
John Renbourn - Folk Collection
3:20
16
Something On Your Mind
Karen Dalton - In My Own Time
3:23
17
Fotheringay
Fairport Convention - What We Did On Our Holidays
3:04
18
Leaving On a Jet Plane (Remastered Version)
Peter, Paul and Mary - The Very Best Of Peter, Paul And Mary
3:27
19
The Girl I Left Behind Me
The Albion Band - Lark Rise To Candleford
1:34
20
Wildwood Flower
The Carter Family - Roots Of Country
3:10
21
Just As The Tide Was Flowing
Eliza Carthy - Classic English Songs
8:02
22
Diamonds And Rust
Joan Baez - Diamonds & Rust
4:46
23
Famous Blue Raincoat
Leonard Cohen - Greatest Hits
5:07
24
Maria Elena (Remastered Version)
Ry Cooder - The Ry Cooder Anthology: The UFO Has Landed
4:32
25
All Around My Hat
Steeleye Span - The Essential Steeleye Span: Catch Up
4:03
26
Sweet Baby James
James Taylor - Sweet Baby James
2:51
27
Someday Soon
Judy Collins - The Very Best Of Judy Collins
3:44
28
I Know Where I'm Going
Odetta - The Complete Collection: 1954 - 1962
2:01
29
Duncan and Brady
Dave Van Ronk - The Folkways Years, 1959-1961
3:04
30
What Did You Learn In School Today?
Tom Paxton - The Best Of Tom Paxton: I Can't Help Wonder Wher I'm Bound: The Elektra Years
1:44
31
Ballad of Easy Rider
The Byrds - Very Best Of
2:04
32
If I Needed You
Townes Van Zandt - Legend, Vol. 1
3:44
33
Needle of Death
Bert Jansch - The Best Of Folk
3:20
34
I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You
Tom Waits - Closing Time (Remastered)
3:53
35
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes (Remastered Version)
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Crosby, Stills & Nash [with Bonus Tracks]
7:24
36
Silver Raven
Gene Clark - No Other
4:53
37
Song To the Siren
Tim Buckley - The Dream Belongs To Me
3:29
38
There's A Rugged Road (Remastered Version)
Judee Sill - Heart Food
3:44
39
If You Could Read My Mind
Gordon Lightfoot - If You Could Read My Mind
3:48
40
Joe Hill
Billy Bragg - Don't Mourn-Organize!: Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill
8:25
41
Atlantic City
Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska
3:56
42
Help Me Make It Through the Night
Kris Kristofferson - The Essential Kris Kristofferson
2:22
43
I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City
Harry Nilsson - Without You: The Best Of Harry Nilsson
2:42
44
Love And Affection
Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading
4:31
45
Rocky Mountain High
John Denver - The Ultimate Collection
4:46
46
Time in a Bottle
Jim Croce - Lover's Cross
2:27
47
The Cuckoo Bird
The Doc Watson Family - The Doc Watson Family
3:03
48
Pick a Bale of Cotton
Leadbelly - Skiffle, Folk & Rock'n'roll
3:01
49
Irish Medley
John Fahey - Christmas Album
5:44
50
Our Town
Iris DeMent - Infamous Angel
5:00