Pop Folk

Harry Belafonte - Mark Twain and Other Folk Favorites (1954/2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Harry Belafonte - Mark Twain and Other Folk Favorites (1954/2016)
Pop, Folk, Vocal, Calypso | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz, 2.0 Mono | 33:42 Min | 385,86 Mb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: RCA/Legacy | Tracks: 12 | Released: 2016 (1954)

Harry Belafonte's first album features a solid variety of songs from American folk tradition, learned during his studies of folk music at the Library of Congress in the early 1950s. He had signed with RCA Victor in 1952, recording a series of well-received singles. Belafonte's new-found love for music of the West Indies can be found in songs such as "Man Piaba" (which he wrote) along with songs from English and Scottish tradition such as "Lord Randall" and "The Drummer & the Cook." Songs from African-American tradition include the chain gang song "Tol' My Captain" and the ubiquitous "John Henry." Mark Twain was a good initial effort, but Belafonte's repertoire and delivery would get stronger with the next album.
Various Artists – Troubadours: Folk And The Roots Of American Music Part 2

Various Artists – Troubadours: Folk And The Roots Of American Music Part 2
Folk | FLAC lossless/3cd | cuesheets+logs | covers+booklet | 3h39m49s | 1.11gb
Label: Bear Family | cat. no. BCD 17402 CP
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VA - Stamping Ground - Holland Pop Festival jun 26, 27, 28 - 1970 [2003]
AVI - XviD - 624x480 | mp3 128 kbps | 89 min | 700 MB
Genre: Documentary / rock / pop / folk / psychedelic | english

In America the golden season for music festivals ended up in late '69 with the Altamont's accidents, a few months after Woodstock. In the early seventies in Europe there was still space for some "good vibrations", as proved by the Kralingen Pop festival, near Rotterdam, on June 1970. The event, documented by the movie Stamping Ground, is often remembered as the European Woodstock, because of the presence of many artists that had already played on that historical three-days concert, like Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Canned Heat, Country Joe. But the Kralingen festival also showed how vital was the British scene on that period, offering great perfomances by bands like Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, East Of Eden, Caravan, Fairport Convention, Family, T. Rex…

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Moonrise Nation - Glamour Child (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Aug. 7, 2017
Moonrise Nation - Glamour Child (2017)

Moonrise Nation - Glamour Child (2017)
Alternative, Indie Pop, Folk | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:32:47 | 81 MB
Label: Zinc Music

It’s hard to believe the finely crafted songs on Glamour Child are the debut works from the indie pop trio Moonrise Nation. The band, comprised of Emma McCall on lead vocals and guitar, Arden Baldinger on keyboard and Eva Baldinger on bass and cello, is as talented as writers as they are musicians. Each piece is finely crafted into theatrical displays of artistry that are not only instrumentally pleasing but also lyrically fulfilling.

VA - Swamp Pop By The Bayou: Lets Get Together Tonight (2017)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at Aug. 4, 2017
VA - Swamp Pop By The Bayou: Lets Get Together Tonight (2017)

VA - Swamp Pop By The Bayou: Lets Get Together Tonight (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 67:36 | 198 Mb
Genre: Rock, Pop, R&B, Folk / Label: Ace Records

The variant of rock’n’roll that emanated from the Gulf Coast of South Louisiana and South East Texas in the 1950s-60s is as evocative of the area as chicken gumbo, crawfish étouffée and red beans and rice. The youthful Cajuns of the period threw themselves into r’n’r like teenagers across the globe, but had additional influences, not just the hillbilly and blues that created rockabilly, but the ethnic music of their parents and, most telling, the R&B sounds carried over the airwaves from New Orleans.
VA - American Pop: An Audio History, From Minstrel To Mojo: On Record 1893-1946 (1998) 9CD Set [Re-Up]

VA - American Pop: An Audio History, From Minstrel To Mojo: On Record 1893-1946 (1998)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 2.17 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 1.46 Gb | Booklet Scans ~ 46 Mb | 10:53:44
Oldies, Vocal Pop, Ragtime, Early Jazz, Folk, Pre-War Blues, Country Blues, Gospel | Label: West Hill

An outstanding nine CD collection of rare jazz, blues, country, pop, cowboy, march, ragtime, vaudeville and gospel recordings that form our musical legacy, compiled by jazz historian Allen Lowe. More than10 hours of music in a presentation slipcase with a 127 page booklet containing many photos and a wealth of interesting information about the music. Space here only permits artist and song title listings of the first 4 CD's in the 9 CD set.

Big Fish Audio Indian Folk WAV  Software

Posted by orientazure at July 27, 2017
Big Fish Audio Indian Folk WAV

Big Fish Audio Indian Folk WAV | 1.77 Gb

Bringing you melodic instrument loops as diverse as India's rich cultural history, Indian Folk contains just under one thousand 24-bit Wav files full of color and authenticity. With the arrival of movies and pop-music, the popularity of India's folk music was weakened, but this product aims to hold true to this dance-oriented heritage. Instruments like Folk Violins, Bollywood Violins, Ravanhattha, Benjo, and Shehnai will easily bring to life a World/ Ethnic composition.

Matt Wills - Cigarettes & City Lights (2017)  Music

Posted by aasana at July 26, 2017
Matt Wills - Cigarettes & City Lights (2017)

Matt Wills - Cigarettes & City Lights (2017)
Pop, Folk, Indie | 54:35 mins | MP3, 320 kbps | 124 MB
Label: Virgin

Britain's Matt Wills is a soulful vocalist with a bent toward atmospheric folk-pop. Originally from Kent, Wills first began writing songs at age 13. However, it was after he moved to London to attend drama school at age 16 that he began attracting attention with his mix of bittersweet love songs and dance-oriented pop. In 2014 he released his debut EP, She Has No Name, featuring the single "Aeroplanes." The following year he delivered another EP, the four-song Lost and Found. Originally a digital-only release, the EP was also given a limited vinyl run for Record Store Day. In 2016, Wills returned with the single "Hurricane."

The British Folk Revival: 1944–2002 (Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by leonardo78 at July 18, 2017
The British Folk Revival: 1944–2002 (Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series)

The British Folk Revival: 1944–2002 (Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series) by Michael Brocken
Language: English | 2003 | ISBN: 0754632822, 0754632822 | 248 pages | PDF | 0,9 MB

The British Folk Revival is the very first historical and theoretical work to consider the post-war folk revival in Britain from a popular music studies perspective. Michael Brocken provides a historical narrative of the folk revival from the 1940s up until the 1990s, beginning with the emergence of the revival from within and around the left-wing movements of the 1940s and 1950s.
Frances Faye - Frances Faye Sings Folk Songs (1957/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Frances Faye - Frances Faye Sings Folk Songs (1957/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 44:19 minutes | 513 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

A 1957 session of traditional music recorded in anticipation that folk music would be the next big trend. Frances Faye is accompanied by brass and strings arranged by Russ Garcia and a band that includes Maynard Ferguson and Don Fagerquist on trumpets, Frank Rosolino on trombone and Mel Lewis on drums.