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Accordions (from 19th-century German Akkordeon, from Akkord—"musical chord, concord of sounds") are a family of box-shaped musical instruments of the bellows-driven free-reed aerophone type, colloquially referred to as a squeezebox.
Acid rock is a loosely defined type of rock music that evolved out of the mid-1960s garage punk movement and helped launch the psychedelic subculture.
An acoustic guitar is a guitar that produces sound acoustically by transmitting the vibration of the strings to the air—as opposed to relying on electronic amplification (see electric guitar).
Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
Alastair Ian Stewart (born 5 September 1945) is a British singer-songwriter and folk-rock musician who rose to prominence as part of the British folk revival in the 1960s and 1970s.
Alan Stivell (born Alan Cochevelou on 6 January 1944) is a Breton and Celtic musician and singer, recording artist, and master of the Celtic harp.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
Alfapop (Алфапоп, transliteration for: Alphapop) is a Serbian power pop band from Belgrade.
"Allentown Jail" is a folk-style song.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Amazing Blondel are an English acoustic progressive folk band, containing Eddie Baird, John Gladwin, and Terry Wincott.
The American folk-music revival began during the 1940s and peaked in popularity in the mid-1960s.
Anatolia (Modern Greek: Ανατολία Anatolía, from Ἀνατολή Anatolḗ,; "east" or "rise"), also known as Asia Minor (Medieval and Modern Greek: Μικρά Ἀσία Mikrá Asía, "small Asia"), Asian Turkey, the Anatolian peninsula, or the Anatolian plateau, is the westernmost protrusion of Asia, which makes up the majority of modern-day Turkey.
Angelo Branduardi (born February 12, 1950), is an Italian folk/folk rock singer-songwriter and composer who scored relative success in Italy and European countries such as France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Greece.
Anna Katharina Kränzlein, also known as Anna Katharina, (born 7 November 1980 in Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany) is a German violinist.
The Anthology of American Folk Music is a six-album compilation released in 1952 by Folkways Records (catalogue FP 251, FP 252, and FP 253), comprising eighty-four American folk, blues and country music recordings that were originally issued from 1927 to 1932.
An anti-establishment view or belief is one which stands in opposition to the conventional social, political, and economic principles of a society.
The Apolinario Mabini Hiking Society, later popularly known as APO Hiking Society, or simply APO, was a Filipino musical group.
Archibald William "Archie" Roach, AM (born 8 January 1957, Mooroopna) is an Australian musician.
Ariel (Ариэль) are a "VIA" (pop/rock) band based in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Arizona State Route 74 (SR 74), locally known as the Carefree Highway, is a state highway in central Arizona that stretches east to west from its junction with U.S. Route 60 (US 60) just south of Wickenburg to its junction with Interstate 17 (I-17) in North Phoenix.
In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work.
Ashley Stephen Hutchings, MBE (born 26 January 1945) is an English bassist, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, band leader, writer and record producer.
Asin (sometimes spelled ASIN, in all capital letters) is a Pinoy folk rock band from the Philippines.
Attack in Black was a Canadian indie rock band from Welland, Ontario.
Azra was a rock band that was popular across Yugoslavia in the 1980s.
Đorđe Balašević (Ђорђе Балашевић, born 11 May 1953) is a prominent Serbian and former Yugoslav singer-songwriter.
Bagpipes are a woodwind instrument using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.
The Balkans, or the Balkan Peninsula, is a geographic area in southeastern Europe with various and disputed definitions.
A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
The banjo is a four-, five- or six-stringed instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a resonator, called the head.
Barabajagal is the seventh studio album and eighth album overall from British singer-songwriter Donovan.
Mehmet Barış Manço (born Tosun Yusuf Mehmet Barış Manço; (2 January 1943 – 31 January 1999), known by his stage name Barış Manço, was a Turkish rock musician, singer, songwriter, composer, actor, television producer and show host. Beginning his musical career while attending Galatasaray High School, he was a pioneer of rock music in Turkey and one of the founders of the Anatolian rock genre. Manço composed around 200 songs and is among the best-selling and most awarded Turkish artists to date. Many of his songs were translated into a variety of languages including English, French, Japanese, Greek, Italian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Persian, Hebrew, Urdu, Arabic, and German, among others. Through his TV program, 7'den 77'ye ("From 7 to 77"), Manço traveled the world and visited most countries on the globe. He remains one of the most popular public figures of Turkey.
Barry McGuire (born October 15, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
A bassist, or bass player, is a musician who plays a bass instrument such as a double bass, bass guitar, keyboard bass or a low brass instrument such as a tuba or sousaphone.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Beat music, British beat, or Merseybeat (after bands from Liverpool and nearby areas beside the River Mersey) is a pop and rock music genre that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1960s.
"Beatlesque" loosely describes music which sounds like the English rock band the Beatles.
Below the Salt is the fourth studio album by Steeleye Span and their first after they joined the Chrysalis label.
Herbert Jansch (3 November 1943 – 5 October 2011) was a Scottish folk musician and founding member of the band Pentangle.
Big Star was an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1971 by Alex Chilton, Chris Bell, Jody Stephens, and Andy Hummel.
Bijelo Dugme (trans. White Button) was a Yugoslav rock band, based in Sarajevo.
William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American mandolinist, singer, and songwriter, who helped to create the style of music known as bluegrass.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Black 47 were a New York City based celtic rock band with Irish Republican sympathies, whose music also shows influence from reggae, hip hop, folk and jazz.
The Black Sea is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia.
Blackmore's Night is a British/American traditional folk rock duo formed in 1997, consisting of Ritchie Blackmore (acoustic and electric guitar) and Candice Night (lead vocals, lyricist and multi-instrumentalist).
Blonde on Blonde is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released in mid 1966, on Columbia Records.
"Blue Moon of Kentucky" is a waltz written in 1946 by bluegrass musician Bill Monroe and recorded by his band, the Blue Grass Boys.
Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music named after Kentucky mandolin player and songwriter Bill Monroe's band, the Bluegrass Boys 1939-96, and furthered by musicians who played with him, including 5-string banjo player Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt, or who simply admired the high-energy instrumental and vocal music Monroe's group created, and carried it on into new bands, some of which created subgenres (Progressive Bluegrass, Newgrass, Dawg Music etc.). Bluegrass is influenced by the music of Appalachia and other styles, including gospel and jazz.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Blues rock is a fusion genre combining elements of blues and rock.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Robert Joseph Bare Sr. (born April 7, 1935) is an American country music singer and songwriter, best known for the songs "Detroit City" and "500 Miles Away from Home".
The Bosporus or Bosphorus;The spelling Bosporus is listed first or exclusively in all major British and American dictionaries (e.g.,,, Merriam-Webster,, and Random House) as well as the Encyclopædia Britannica and the.
The bouzouki (also buzuki; μπουζούκι; plural bouzoukia μπουζούκια) is a musical instrument popular in Greece that was brought there in the 1900s by Greek immigrants from Asia Minor, and quickly became the central instrument to the rebetiko genre and its music branches.
Branimir "Johnny" Štulić (born April 11, 1953) is a singer-songwriter, musician and author, best known for being the frontman of the popular former Yugoslav rock group Azra.
Bringing It All Back Home is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on March 22, 1965 by Columbia Records.
The British folk revival incorporates a number of movements for the collection, preservation and performance of traditional music in the United Kingdom and related territories and countries, which had origins as early as the 18th century.
British folk rock (sometimes called electric folk) is a form of folk rock which developed in the United Kingdom from the mid 1960s, and was at its most significant in the 1970s.
The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.
Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee (November 30, 1915 – February 16, 1996) was an African-American folk music and Piedmont blues singer and guitarist, best known for his collaboration with the harmonica player Sonny Terry.
Alvis Edgar Owens Jr. (August 12, 1929 – March 25, 2006) professionally known as Buck Owens.
Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
Buffalo Springfield was a Canadian-American rock band active from 1966 to 1968 whose most prominent members were Stephen Stills, Neil Young, and Richie Furay.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Captain Tractor is a Canadian folk rock band, based in Edmonton, Alberta.
Casa del vento is a left wing Italian folk rock band.
Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Celtas Cortos is a Spanish music group of celtic rock who by 2006 had sold over two million records, cassettes and cds.
Celtic music is a broad grouping of music genres that evolved out of the folk music traditions of the Celtic people of Western Europe.
The Celtic nations are territories in western Europe where Celtic languages or cultural traits have survived.
Celtic rock is a genre of folk rock, as well as a form of Celtic fusion which incorporates Celtic music, instrumentation and themes into a rock music context.
The Celts (see pronunciation of ''Celt'' for different usages) were an Indo-European people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.
Muhtar Cem Karaca (5 April 1945 – 8 February 2004) was a prominent Turkish rock musician and one of the most important figures in the Anatolian rock movement.
A chord progression or harmonic progression is a succession of musical chords, which are two or more notes, typically sounded simultaneously.
Christopher "Chris" Hillman (born December 4, 1944) is an American musician.
Circulus are a psychedelic folk/progressive rock band from South London, England, founded by vocalist Michael Tyack.
A coffeehouse, coffee shop or café (sometimes spelt cafe) is an establishment which primarily serves hot coffee, related coffee beverages (café latte, cappuccino, espresso), tea, and other hot beverages.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Combat Rock is the fifth studio album by the English rock band The Clash.
Comus are a British progressive folk band who had a brief career in the early 1970s.
Contemporary folk music refers to a wide variety of genres that emerged in the mid 20th century and afterwards which were associated with traditional folk music.
Corvus Corax is a German band known for playing Neo-Medieval music using an abundance of neo-authentic instruments.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Country rock is a subgenre of popular music, formed from the fusion of rock and country.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
The Crash Test Dummies are a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Cruachan is a folk metal band from Dublin, Ireland that has been active since the 1990s.
Crvena jabuka ("Red apple") is a Bosnian rock/pop band that originated in 1985, and since then has remained very popular.
DAG (ДАГ), also known as Trio DAG (Трио ДАГ) were a former Yugoslav acoustic rock band from Belgrade.
Dah (Дах, trans. Breath) was a former Yugoslav/Belgian progressive rock band.
Dallas Michael John Albert Green (born September 29, 1980) is a Canadian musician and singer-songwriter who records under the alias City and Colour.
Dando Shaft is the name of a short-lived psychedelic/progressive folk and folk jazz band that was primarily active in the early 1970s.
David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Den Za Den (Macedonian: Ден За Ден; trans. Day After Day) was a Yugoslav jazz rock group from Skopje.
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.
The didgeridoo (also known as a didjeridu) is a wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians of northern Australia potentially within the last 1,500 years and still in widespread use today both in Australia and around the world.
Die Streuner (The Strays in English) is a German band focusing in medieval music formed in 1994, which regularly plays at markets and festivals.
Edin Dervišhalidović (born 12 September 1962), known by his stage name Dino Merlin, is a Bosnian singer-songwriter, musician, producer and philantropist.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing their gain, producing a "fuzzy", "growling", or "gritty" tone.
Donovan Philips Leitch (born 10 May 1946) is a Scottish-born singer, songwriter and guitarist.
A drummer is a percussionist who creates and accompanies music using drums.
Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), professionally known as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s.
Edoardo Bennato (born July 23, 1946, Naples, Campania, Italy) is an Italian singer-songwriter.
An effects unit or effects pedal is an electronic or digital device that alters the sound of a musical instrument or other audio source.
By 1965, Bob Dylan was the leading songwriter of the American folk music revival.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
An electric musical instrument is one in which the use of electric devices determines or affects the sound produced by an instrument.
An electronic keyboard or digital keyboard is an electronic musical instrument, an electronic or digital derivative of keyboard instruments.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
Ensiferum (Latin ''ēnsiferum'', n adj., meaning "sword bearing") is a Finnish folk metal band from Helsinki.
Eric Bogle AM (born 23 September 1944) is a Scottish-Australian folk singer-songwriter.
Erkin Koray (born 24 June 1941) is a Turkish singer-songwriter, guitarist and one of the pioneers of Anatolian rock.
Eurodance (sometimes known as Euro-NRG or Euro) is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in the late 1980s in Europe.
"Eve of Destruction" is a protest song written by P. F. Sloan in mid-1964.
James Henry Miller (25 January 1915 – 22 October 1989), better known by his stage name Ewan MacColl, was an English folk singer, songwriter, communist, labour activist, actor, poet, playwright and record producer born in Lancashire to Scottish parents.
Fabrizio Cristiano De André (18 February 1940 – 11 January 1999) was an Italian singer-songwriter.
Fairport Convention are a British folk rock band.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
Faun is a German band formed in 1998 who play pagan folk, darkwave and medieval music.
Fiamma Fumana is an Italian world music ensemble.
A fiddle is a bowed string musical instrument, most often a violin.
Fiddler’s Green is a German band that plays Irish folk music.
Figgy Duff was a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland.
Fikret Kızılok (November 10, 1946 – September 22, 2001) was a Turkish rock musician.
Finntroll is a folk metal band from Helsinki, Finland.
Florante de Leon, popularly known simply as Florante, is a Filipino singer-songwriter.
The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.
A folk club is a regular event, permanent venue, or section of a venue devoted to folk music and traditional music.
A folk instrument is a musical instrument that developed among common people and usually does not have a known inventor.
Folk metal is a fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during the 1990s.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Folk punk (known in its early days as rogue folk) is a fusion of folk music and punk rock.
Folkways Records was a record label founded by Moses Asch that documented folk, world, and children's music.
"For What It's Worth (Stop, Hey What's That Sound)" (often referred to as simply "For What It's Worth") is a song written by Stephen Stills.
Francesco Guccini (born 14 June 1940) is an Italian singer-songwriter, considered one of the most important cantautori.
Ferdinand Pascual Aguilar (born February 5, 1953), better known as Freddie Aguilar or Ka Freddie Aguilar, is a folk musician from the Philippines.
Galija (Галија; trans. Galley) is a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band from Niš.
A gang is a group of associates, friends or members of a family with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over territory in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior.
Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.
Garavi Sokak (Serbian Cyrillic: Гарави Сокак, trans. Sooty Alley) is a Serbian folk rock/pop band from Novi Sad.
Harold Eugene "Gene" Clark (November 17, 1944 – May 24, 1991) was an American singer-songwriter and founding member of the folk rock band the Byrds.
Genoa (Genova,; Zêna; English, historically, and Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.
Gentle Giant were an English progressive rock band active between 1970 and 1980.
George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
Gerry and the Pacemakers is an English beat group prominent in the 1960s Merseybeat scene.
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula.
Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. (born November 17, 1938) is a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
Great Big Sea was a Canadian folk rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs including sea shanties, which draw from the island's 500-year-old Irish, Scottish, and Cornish heritage.
Great Lake Swimmers is a Canadian band built around the melodic folk rock songs of singer and songwriter Tony Dekker.
Greenwich Village often referred to by locals as simply "the Village", is a neighborhood on the west side of Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Griva (Serbian Cyrillic: Грива; trans. Mane) was a Serbian and former Yugoslav hard rock band from Novi Sad.
Grup Yorum is a Turkish band known for their political songwriting.
Gryphon are a British progressive rock band formed in the 1970s, best known for their unusual medieval and Renaissance sound and instrumentation.
Guitar picking is a group of hand and finger techniques a guitarist uses to set guitar strings in motion to produce audible notes.
A guitarist (or a guitar player) is a person who plays the guitar.
Hiram "Hank" Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American singer-songwriter.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
Hari Mata Hari is a popular music band from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The harmonica, also known as a French harp or mouth organ, is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.
The harp is a stringed musical instrument that has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard; the strings are plucked with the fingers.
Harry Everett Smith (May 29, 1923 in Portland, Oregon – November 27, 1991 in New York City) was a visual artist, experimental filmmaker, record collector, bohemian, mystic, and largely self-taught student of anthropology.
Heartland rock is a genre of rock music that is exemplified by singer-songwriters Tom Petty, Bob Seger, Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Heber Gonzalez Bartolome (born November 4, 1948) is a Filipino folk and rock singer, songwriter, composer, poet, guitarist, bandurria player, bluesman, and painter.
Heidevolk is a folk metal band from the Netherlands.
Herman's Hermits are an English beat rock band, formed in Manchester in 1964.
José Ángel Hevia Velasco, known professionally as Hevia (born October 11, 1967 in Villaviciosa, Asturias), is a Spanish bagpiper – specifically, an Asturian gaita player.
The High German languages or High German dialects (hochdeutsche Mundarten) comprise the varieties of German spoken south of the Benrath and Uerdingen isoglosses in central and southern Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and Luxembourg, as well as in neighboring portions of France (Alsace and northern Lorraine), Italy (South Tyrol), the Czech Republic (Bohemia), and Poland (Upper Silesia).
Highway 61 Revisited is the sixth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on August 30, 1965 by Columbia Records.
A hippie (sometimes spelled hippy) is a member of a counterculture, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.
History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.
A hit single is a recorded song or instrumental released as a single that has become very popular.
Horslips are an Irish Celtic rock band that compose, arrange and perform songs frequently inspired by traditional Irish airs, jigs and reels.
Hotdog (also known as The Hotdog Band but more commonly known simply as Hotdog) is a Filipino band formed by brothers Dennis and Rene Garcia together with silk-voiced beauty, Ella del Rosario as the solo female lead singer changing the culture and charisma of Filipino music history from folkloric to pop in their 1974 mega-hit Ikaw Ang Miss Universe Ng Buhay Ko.
The hurdy-gurdy is a stringed instrument that produces sound by a hand crank-turned, rosined wheel rubbing against the strings.
"I Want You" is a song recorded by Bob Dylan in 1966.
"I'll Be Back" is primarily a John Lennon composition credited to Lennon–McCartney, and recorded by the Beatles for the soundtrack LP to their film A Hard Day's Night but not used in the film.
"I'll Never Find Another You" is a 1964 single by The Seekers which reached No.
"I'm a Loser" is a song by the Beatles, originally released on Beatles for Sale in the United Kingdom, later released on Beatles '65 in the United States.
Ian & Sylvia were a Canadian folk and country music duo which consisted of Ian and Sylvia Tyson, née Fricker.
In Extremo (At the Edge) is a German medieval metal band originating from Berlin.
Indie folk is a music genre that arose in the 1990s among musicians from indie rock scenes influenced by folk music.
Instrumental rock is rock music that emphasizes musical instruments and features very little or no singing.
Iris Luella DeMent (born January 5, 1961) is an American two-time Grammy nominated singer and songwriter.
The mythology of pre-Christian Ireland did not entirely survive the conversion to Christianity.
Irish Stew of Sindidun (often referred to as Irish Stew only) is a Serbian Celtic rock band from Belgrade.
Irish traditional music (also known as Irish trad, Irish folk music, and other variants) is a genre of folk music that developed in Ireland.
Jack the Lad were a British folk rock group from North East England formed in 1973 by three former members of the most successful band of the period from the region, Lindisfarne.
Jackie DeShannon (born August 21, 1944) is an American singer-songwriter with a string of hit song credits from the 1960s onwards, as both singer and composer.
Jangle pop is a subgenre of pop rock that emphasizes trebly, ringing guitars (usually 12-string electrics) and 1960s-style pop melodies.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jazz fusion (also known as fusion) is a musical genre that developed in the late 1960s when musicians combined aspects of jazz harmony and improvisation with styles such as funk, rock, rhythm and blues, and Latin jazz.
Jefferson Airplane, a rock band based in San Francisco, California, was one of the pioneering bands of psychedelic rock.
James Frederick Rodgers (born September 18, 1933, Camas, Washington) is an American singer.
Jimmy George is a Canadian folk rock band, who blended Celtic folk with rock influences in a manner similar to Spirit of the West and Great Big Sea.
Joan Chandos Baez (born January 9, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice.
William Joel MacDonald Plaskett (born April 18, 1975) is a Canadian rock musician and songwriter based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, activist, and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer.
Iain David McGeachy, OBE (11 September 1948 – 29 January 2009), known professionally as John Martyn, was a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.
John Prine (born October 10, 1946) is an American country folk singer-songwriter.
John Renbourn (8 August 1944 – 26 March 2015) was an English guitarist and songwriter.
Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, CC (née Anderson; born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter.
Joshua Daniel White (February 11, 1914 – September 5, 1969) was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, actor and civil rights activist.
Južnjača uteha (trans. Southern Comfort) is the twelfth studio album from Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band Galija, released in 1999.
Judith A. Henske (born December 20, 1936 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin) is an American singer and songwriter, once known as "the Queen of the Beatniks".
Jugosloveni (Југословени; trans. Yugoslavs) were a former Yugoslav rock band, best known for their hit "Jugosloveni".
"Just a Little" is a song by American rock group The Beau Brummels.
Kalinov Most (Калинов мост, "Kalinov bridge") is a Russian folk rock band, one of the most popular bands in Russia.
Karen Zoid (born Karen Louise Greeff on 10 August 1978) is a South African rock singer, guitarist, and songwriter.
Kathleen Alice Mattea (born June 21, 1959) is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Kâzım Koyuncu (November 7, 1972 in a village of Hopa, Artvin Province, Turkey – June 25, 2005 in Istanbul, Turkey) was a Turkish singer-songwriter and activist of Laz ancestry.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
Korni Grupa (Корни Група, trans. Korni Group) was a Yugoslav rock band from Belgrade, also known as the Kornelyans, the name which they used during a short-lived foray into the international market.
Korpiklaani (Finnish: The Backwoods Clan) is a folk metal band from Finland who were formerly known as Shaman.
Kukuruza is a Russian band who progressed from a student startup to become an international touring act in the early 1990s.
"La Bamba" is a Mexican folk song, originally from the state of Veracruz, best known from a 1958 adaptation by Ritchie Valens, a top 40 hit in the U.S. charts and one of early rock and roll's best-known songs.
"Laugh, Laugh" is a song by American rock group The Beau Brummels, written by guitarist Ron Elliott and produced by Sylvester Stewart, later known as Sly Stone.
The launeddas (also called Sardinian triple clarinet or Sardinian triplepipe) are a typical Sardinian woodwind instrument made of three pipes.
Huddie William Ledbetter (January 20, 1888 – December 6, 1949) was an American folk and blues musician notable for his strong vocals, virtuosity on the twelve-string guitar, and the folk standards he introduced.
Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.
Leb i sol (Леб и сол) is a Macedonian rock group founded in the 1970s by Vlatko Stefanovski (guitar), Bodan Arsovski (bass guitar), Nikola Kokan Dimuševski (keyboards) and Garabet Tavitjan (drums).
Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy.
Leslie Thompson Baxter (March 14, 1922 – January 15, 1996) was an American musician and composer.
"Let's Live for Today" is a song written by David Shapiro, Ivan Mogul, and Michael Julien, and initially recorded by the English band the Rokes in 1966.
"Like a Rolling Stone" is a 1965 song by the American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.
Lindisfarne are an English folk rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne established in 1968 (originally called Brethren).
The Cambridge Companions to Music form a book series published by Cambridge University Press.
This is a list of musicians who have both significant folk and rock elements in their music, even if they are not considered primarily folk rock artists.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Lloyd Price (born March 9, 1933) is an American R&B vocalist, known as "Mr.
Lonesome Traveller is a 1950 skiffle song written by Lee Hays and recorded by Pete Seeger and The Weavers in that year.
Lou Dalfin is an Italian folk and folk-rock/folk-punk group focused on preserving and modernizing the traditions of Occitania.
Love is an American rock group that was most prominent in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
A lute is any plucked string instrument with a neck (either fretted or unfretted) and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body.
Lynda Aguirre Thomas (born December 21, 1981), known professionally as Lynda, is a Mexican musician, singer and songwriter.
Malicorne are a French folk and folk rock band formed in September 1973 by Gabriel Yacoub, Marie Yacoub (now Marie Sauvet), Hughes de Courson and Laurent Vercambre.
A mandolin (mandolino; literally "small mandola") is a stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".
Manila (Maynilà, or), officially the City of Manila (Lungsod ng Maynilà), is the capital of the Philippines and the most densely populated city proper in the world.
Manila Sound is a musical genre in the Philippines that began in the mid-1970s in Manila, flourished and peaked in the mid to late 1970s, and has not waned in popularity to this day.
Marche, or the Marches, is one of the twenty regions of Italy.
Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis that views class relations and social conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development and takes a dialectical view of social transformation.
Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter.
Mägo de Oz (Spanish for Wizard of Oz, with a metal umlaut) are a Spanish folk metal band from Begoña, Madrid formed in mid-1988 by drummer Txus di Fellatio.
Medieval folk rock, medieval rock or medieval folk is a musical subgenre that emerged in the early 1970s in England and Germany which combined elements of early music with rock music.
Medieval metal is a subgenre of folk metal that blends hard rock or heavy metal music with medieval folk music.
Medieval music consists of songs, instrumental pieces, and liturgical music from about 500 A.D. to 1400.
A melody (from Greek μελῳδία, melōidía, "singing, chanting"), also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity.
Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016) was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler.
Michael Clarke (born Michael James Dick; June 3, 1946 – December 19, 1993) was an American musician, best known as the drummer for the 1960s rock group the Byrds from 1964 to 1967.
Michou were a Canadian folk rock band from Windsor, Ontario.
Margarita Mimi Baez Fariña (April 30, 1945 – July 18, 2001) was a singer-songwriter and activist, the youngest of three daughters to a Scottish mother and a Mexican-American physicist Albert Baez.
In music theory, a minor chord is a chord having a root, a minor third, and a perfect fifth.
John Smith Hurt (possibly March 3, 1892 – November 2, 1966), better known as Mississippi John Hurt, was an American country blues singer and guitarist.
Moğollar (Mongols in Turkish) is one of the pioneer bands in Turkish rock music for about 40 years and one of the founders of Turkish folk rock (or Anatolian rock).
Modena City Ramblers (also known as M.C.R.) is an Italian folk band founded in 1991.
Mojo is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.
Moldova (or sometimes), officially the Republic of Moldova (Republica Moldova), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south (by way of the disputed territory of Transnistria).
Moonsorrow is a Finnish pagan metal band formed in Helsinki in 1995.
In western music, a motet is a mainly vocal musical composition, of highly diverse form and style, from the late medieval era to the present.
Mudmen are a Canadian celtic rock band that formed in Alvinston/Petrolia in 1998.
A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions.
Music journalism (or "music criticism") is media criticism and reporting about popular music topics, including pop music, rock music, and related styles.
A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.
Mythology refers variously to the collected myths of a group of people or to the study of such myths.
Nanci Caroline Griffith (born July 6, 1953) is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, reared in Austin, Texas, who currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Naposletku... (trans. In The End...) is the ninth studio album released by Serbian and former Yugoslav singer-songwriter Đorđe Balašević.
Napster, known as Rhapsody prior to June 14, 2016, is an online music store subscription service based in Seattle, Washington.
Natalia Andreyevna O'Shea (Ната́лья Андре́евна О’Шей, née Nikolayeva, Николаева, known as Hellawes; born 3 September 1976) is a Russian harpist, singer-songwriter, linguist and band leader of "Melnitsa" (folk-rock), "Clann Lir" (traditional Celtic folk) and "Romanesque" (folk).
Nationalism is a political, social, and economic system characterized by the promotion of the interests of a particular nation, especially with the aim of gaining and maintaining sovereignty (self-governance) over the homeland.
Nature, in the broadest sense, is the natural, physical, or material world or universe.
"Needles and Pins" is a song written by Jack Nitzsche and Sonny Bono.
Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
Neofolk, also known as apocalyptic folk or dark folk, is a music genre that emerged in the mid-1980s as an outgrowth of post-punk and post-industrial music, blending acoustic instruments such as guitar and snare drum with elements of industrial music.
New flamenco (or nuevo flamenco) is synonymous with modern flamenco and is a derivative of traditional flamenco.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The Newport Folk Festival is an American annual folk-oriented music festival in Newport, Rhode Island, which began in July 1959 as a counterpart to the previously established Newport Jazz Festival.
Nicolae Ceaușescu (26 January 1918 – 25 December 1989) was a Romanian Communist politician.
Occitan, also known as lenga d'òc (langue d'oc) by its native speakers, is a Romance language.
Occitania (Occitània,,,, or) is the historical region and a nation, in southern Europe where Occitan was historically the main language spoken, and where it is sometimes still used, for the most part as a second language.
Open Road is the eighth studio album, and ninth overall, from British singer-songwriter Donovan and the debut album from the short-lived band Open Road.
Orchestral pop is popular music that has been arranged and performed by a symphonic orchestra.
Organetto refers to two distinct instruments.
Orthodox Celts is a Serbian band which plays Irish folk music combined with rock elements.
In music, an ostinato (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English, from Latin: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, frequently at the same pitch.
The oud (عود) is a short-neck lute-type, pear-shaped stringed instrument (a chordophone in the Hornbostel-Sachs classification of instruments) with 11 or 13 strings grouped in 5 or 6 courses, commonly used in Egyptian, Syrian, Palestinian, Lebanese, Iraqi, Arabian, Jewish, Persian, Greek, Armenian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, North African (Chaabi, Classical, and Spanish Andalusian), Somali, and various other forms of Middle Eastern and North African music.
Ougenweide is a progressive rock band from Germany.
Pacific Jazz Records was a Los Angeles-based record company and label best known for cool jazz or West coast jazz.
Pagan rock is music created by (and in some cases for) adherents of one of the many Neopagan and occult traditions that emerged in the middle to late 20th century.
Paganism is a term first used in the fourth century by early Christians for populations of the Roman Empire who practiced polytheism, either because they were increasingly rural and provincial relative to the Christian population or because they were not milites Christi (soldiers of Christ).
Pan Books is a publishing imprint that first became active in the 1940s and is now part of the British-based Macmillan Publishers, owned by the Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group of Germany.
Patchanka is the debut album of the multiracial band Mano Negra, released in 1988.
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.
Pentangle (or The Pentangle) are a British folk-jazz band with an eclectic mix of folk, jazz, blues and folk rock influences.
Pesniary (also spelled Pesnyary, Песняры) was a popular Soviet Belarusian folk rock VIA.
Peter Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and social activist.
Peter, Paul and Mary was an American folk group formed in New York City in 1961, during the American folk music revival phenomenon.
Philip David Ochs (December 19, 1940 – April 9, 1976) was an American protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer) and songwriter who was known for his sharp wit, sardonic humor, earnest humanism, political activism, insightful and alliterative lyrics, and distinctive voice.
The traditional music of the Philippines, like the folk music of other countries, reflects the life of common, mostly rural Filipino.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
A pipe is a tubular wind instrument in general, or various specific wind instruments.
Plavi orkestar (Blue Orchestra) is a Bosnian pop/rock band from Sarajevo.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude.
"Positively 4th Street" is a song written and performed by Bob Dylan, first recorded in New York City on July 29, 1965.
Progressive folk was originally a type of American folk music that pursued a progressive political agenda, but in the United Kingdom the term became attached to a musical subgenre.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Psychedelic folk (sometimes acid folk or freak folk) is a loosely defined form of psychedelia that originated in the 1960s.
Psychedelic rock is a diverse style of rock music inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centred around perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, that was formed in 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and lead vocalist Michael Stipe.
Raï (راي), sometimes written rai, is a form of Algerian folk music that dates back to the 1920s.
Raga rock is rock or pop music with a heavy Indian influence, either in its construction, its timbre, or its use of Indian musical instruments, such as the sitar and tabla.
Rani mraz (trans. Early Frost) is the twelfth studio album released by Serbian and former Yugoslav singer-songwriter Đorđe Balašević.
Rawlins Cross is a Canadian Celtic band that formed in 1988 in Atlantic Canada.
Record Collector is a British monthly music magazine.
Redgum were an Australian folk and political music group formed in Adelaide in 1975 by singer-songwriter John Schumann, Michael Atkinson on guitars/vocals, Verity Truman on flute/vocals; they were later joined by Hugh McDonald on fiddle and Chris Timms on violin.
Renaissance are an English progressive rock band, best known for their 1978 UK top 10 hit "Northern Lights" and progressive rock classics like "Carpet of the Sun", "Mother Russia", and "Ashes Are Burning".
Renaissance music is vocal and instrumental music written and performed in Europe during the Renaissance era.
Reynaldo Valera Guardiano (better known as Rey Valera) (born May 4, 1954 in Meycauayan, Bulacan, Philippines) is a well-known singer, songwriter, music director, film scorer and television host from the Philippines.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Richard George Fariña (March 8, 1937 – April 30, 1966) was an American folksinger, songwriter, poet and novelist.
Richie Unterberger (born 1962) is an American author and journalist whose focus is popular music and travel writing.
Rickenbacker International Corporation is an electric string instrument manufacturer based in Santa Ana, California.
Enrico de Jesus Puno (born 13 February 1953), better known as Rico J. Puno, is a popular Filipino pop singing artist, comedian, and television host who is credited as a pioneer-promoter of original Filipino music.
Richard Hugh Blackmore (born 14 April 1945) is an English guitarist and songwriter.
Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), known professionally as Ritchie Valens, was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Rock and roll became known in the Soviet Union in the 1960s and quickly broke free from its western roots.
Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating back to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South.
James Roger McGuinn (born James Joseph McGuinn III; July 13, 1942), known professionally as Roger McGuinn and previously as Jim McGuinn, is an American musician.
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Ronald Charles "Ron" Elliott (born October 21, 1943) is an American musician, composer and producer, best known as songwriter and lead guitarist of rock band The Beau Brummels.
A roots revival (folk revival) is a trend which includes young performers popularizing the traditional musical styles of their ancestors.
Roots rock is rock music that looks back to rock's origins in folk, blues and country music.
Rough Guides Ltd is a British travel guidebook and reference publisher, since November 2017 owned by APA Publications.
Runrig are a Scottish Celtic rock group formed in Skye, in 1973 under the name 'The Run Rig Dance Band'.
Ryan Cayabyab (born Raymundo Cipriano Pujante Cayabyab on May 4, 1954 in Manila, Philippines but known as Mr. C) is a Filipino musician, composer and conductor; he was Executive and Artistic Director for several years of the defunct San Miguel Foundation for the Performing Arts.
S Vremena Na Vreme (С Времена На Време, trans. From Time To Time) is a Serbian and Yugoslav rock band from Belgrade.
Saltatio Mortis is a German medieval metal group.
Tessy Alfonso, better known by her stage name Sampaguita, is a Pinoy rock singer from the Philippines during the 1970s and 1980s.
Sarajevo (see names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,524 in its current administrative limits.
The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.
Schandmaul is a German medieval folk rock band from the Munich area.
Schlager music ("hit(s)") is a style of popular music which is generally a catchy instrumental accompaniment to vocal pieces of pop music with easy to understand, happy-go-lucky and often sentimental lyrics.
A sea shanty, chantey, or chanty is a type of work song that was once commonly sung to accompany labor on board large merchant sailing vessels.
Sektor Gaza (Сектор Газа, translated "Gas Sector") was a Russian punk rock band formed on 5 December 1987 in the city of Voronezh, Russia.
Serbia (Србија / Srbija),Pannonian Rusyn: Сербия; Szerbia; Albanian and Romanian: Serbia; Slovak and Czech: Srbsko,; Сърбия.
Sergey Kalugin (Сергей Калугин; born April 9, 1967) is a Russian acoustic guitarist, singer-songwriter and poet, the leader of the Russian art/progressive rock band Orgia Pravednikov.
Sharon Gamboa Cuneta-Pangilinan (born January 6, 1966) is a Filipino singer, actress, talkshow host, commercial ad endorser and a reality show judge.
"She Loves You" is a song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and recorded by English rock group the Beatles for release as a single in 1963.
Silüetler (literally silhouettes) was a popular music band in Turkey.
"Silver Threads and Golden Needles", a song written by Jack Rhodes and Dick Reynolds, was first recorded by Wanda Jackson in 1956.
Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel.
Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose, and perform their own musical material, including lyrics and melodies.
The sitar (or; सितार, Punjabi: ਸਿਤਾਰ) is a plucked stringed instrument used in Hindustani classical music.
Skiffle is a music genre with jazz, blues, folk and American folk influences, usually using a combination of manufactured and homemade or improvised instruments.
Skyclad are a British heavy metal band with heavy folk influences in their music.
"Sloop John B" is a traditional folk song from the Bahamas, also known as "The John B. Sails".
Smak (Смак; trans. The end time) is a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band from Kragujevac.
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia or SFRY) was a socialist state led by the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars.
Soft rock (or lite rock) is a subgenre of pop rock that largely features acoustic guitars and slow-to-mid tempos.
Songs Our Daddy Taught Us is the second album by close harmony country/rock and roll duo The Everly Brothers, released in 1958.
Sonny & Cher were an American pop music duo, actors, singers and entertainers made up of husband-and-wife Sonny and Cher Bono in the 1960s and 1970s.
Spirit of the West were a Canadian folk rock band from Vancouver, active from 1983 to 2016.
Spitalul de Urgenţă, literally "Emergency Hospital", is a Romanian pop band, integrating elements of traditional Romanian music into a sometimes hard-edged rock sound,, The St.
"Stagger Lee", also known as "Stagolee" and other variants, is a popular American folk song about the murder of Billy Lyons by "Stag" Lee Shelton in St. Louis, Missouri at Christmas, 1895.
In music, a standard is a musical composition of established popularity, considered part of the "standard repertoire" of one or several genres.
State University of New York at Oswego, also known as SUNY Oswego and Oswego State, is a public college in the City of Oswego and Town of Oswego, in the U.S. state of New York, on the shore of Lake Ontario.
Steeleye Span are an English folk rock band formed in 1969.
Stephen I, also known as King Saint Stephen (Szent István király; Sanctus Stephanus; Štefan I. or Štefan Veľký; 975 – 15 August 1038 AD), was the last Grand Prince of the Hungarians between 997 and 1000 or 1001, and the first King of Hungary from 1000 or 1001 until his death in 1038.
Subway to Sally is a folk metal band that was founded in Potsdam, Germany, in the early 1990s.
Suncokret (Сунцокрет; trans. Sunflower) was a former Yugoslav acoustic rock band from Belgrade.
Sundazed Music is an American independent record label based in Coxsackie, New York.
"Sundown" is a song by Canadian folk artist Gordon Lightfoot, from the eponymous album, released as a single in March 1974.
Sunshine pop (originally called soft pop) is a lightly produced subgenre of pop music that originated in Southern California in the mid 1960s.
"Sunshine Superman" is a song written and recorded by Donovan.
Surf music is a subgenre of rock music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Southern California.
Susana Seivane Hoyo (born 25 August 1976) is a Galician gaita (bagpipes) player.
, also known as Terry, is a Japanese instrumental rock guitarist.
A talent manager (also known as an artist manager, band manager or music manager) is an individual or company who guides the professional career of artists in the entertainment industry.
Tanzwut is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and medieval metal band which originated as a sideproject of Corvus Corax-members.
In music, tape loops are loops of magnetic tape used to create repetitive, rhythmic musical patterns or dense layers of sound when played on a tape recorder.
Tarantella is a group of various folk dances characterized by a fast upbeat tempo, usually in 8 time (sometimes or), accompanied by tambourines.
The Republic of Tatarstan (p; Татарстан Республикасы), or simply Tatarstan, is a federal subject (a republic) of the Russian Federation, located in the Volga Federal District.
Teenage Fanclub are a Scottish alternative rock band formed in Bellshill in 1989.
The Albion Band, also known as The Albion Country Band and The Albion Dance Band, were a British folk rock band, originally brought together and led by musician Ashley Hutchings.
The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s.
The Astronauts were an American rock and roll band, who had a minor hit in 1963 with "Baja" and remained successful for several years, especially in Japan.
The Bangles are an American pop rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1981.
The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Beau Brummels were an American rock band.
The London-based The BibleCode Sundays are a band often described as Celtic rock, folk music or rock music.
The Bushwackers Band, often simply The Bushwackers, is an Australian folk and country music band or Bush band founded at La Trobe University in Melbourne in 1971.
The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964.
The Chad Mitchell Trio – later known as The Mitchell Trio – were a North American vocal group who became known during the 1960s.
The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock.
The Dave Clark Five were an English pop rock band formed in Tottenham in 1957.
The Dolmen are a Weymouth, Dorset, UK Celtic/folk-rock band that incorporate elements of Celtic, folk, pagan-themed, and historically based musical works into their largely original repertoire.
The Duhks are a folk fusion band, formed in 2002 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
The Everly Brothers were an American country-influenced rock and roll duo, known for steel-string acoustic guitar playing and close harmony singing.
"The House of the Rising Sun" is a traditional folk song, sometimes called "Rising Sun Blues".
The Hurdy Gurdy Man is the sixth studio album (seventh overall) by Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan.
The Incredible String Band (sometimes abbreviated as ISB) were a psychedelic folk band formed by Clive Palmer, Robin Williamson and Mike Heron in Scotland in 1966.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group that helped launch the folk revival of the late 1950s to late 1960s.
The Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies.
The Limeliters are an American folk music group, formed in July 1959 by Lou Gottlieb (bass violin/bass), Alex Hassilev (banjo/baritone), and Glenn Yarbrough (guitar/tenor).
The Long Ryders are an American alternative country and Paisley Underground band, principally active between 1983 and 1987, who have periodically regrouped for brief reunions (2004, 2009, 2016) in response to fan demands.
The Lovin' Spoonful is a U.S. rock band, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and well known for a number of hit songs in the 1960s including "Summer in the City", "Do You Believe In Magic", "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?", and "Daydream".
The Mahones are a Canadian Irish punk band, formed on St. Patrick's Day in 1990, in Kingston.
The Mamas & the Papas were a Canadian-American folk rock vocal group who recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968.
The Mugwumps were a 1960s folk rock band, based in New York City, that featured later members of the Mamas & the Papas and the Lovin' Spoonful.
The New Christy Minstrels (officially known as The New Christy Minstrels, Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks) is an American large-ensemble folk music group founded by Randy Sparks in 1961.
The Pogues were an Irish-British Celtic punk band formed in 1982 and fronted by Shane MacGowan.
The Prodigals is an American Irish punk band that started in 1997.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Searchers are an English beat group, which emerged as part of the 1960s Merseybeat scene along with the Beatles, the Hollies, the Fourmost, the Merseybeats, the Swinging Blue Jeans, and Gerry and the Pacemakers.
The Seekers are an Australian folk-influenced pop quartet, originally formed in Melbourne in 1962.
The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982.
"The Sound of Silence", originally "The Sounds of Silence", is a song by the American music duo Simon & Garfunkel.
The Springfields were a British pop-folk vocal trio who had success in the early 1960s in the UK, US and Ireland.
The Stone Roses are an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1983.
The Turtles were an American rock band led by vocalists Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman, later known as Flo & Eddie.
The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington.
The Waterboys are a Scottish/Irish folk rock band formed in Edinburgh in 1983 by Scottish musician Mike Scott.
The Wayward Sons of Mother Earth is the debut album by British folk metal band Skyclad, and is regarded as one of the first folk metal albums, with the track "The Widdershins Jig" in particular pointing the way for the genre.
The Weavers were an American folk music quartet based in the Greenwich Village area of New York City.
The Wooden Sky are a Canadian indie folk band based in Toronto, Ontario.
The Youngbloods were an American rock band consisting of Jesse Colin Young (vocals, bass), Jerry Corbitt (guitar), Lowell Levinger, nicknamed "Banana" (guitar and electric piano), and Joe Bauer (drums).
Thin Lizzy are a hard rock band formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969.
"Things We Said Today" is a song by English rock band the Beatles written by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon–McCartney.
Third Ear Band were a British musical group formed in London during the mid-1960s.
"Tom Dooley" is a North Carolina folk song based on the 1866 murder of a woman named Laura Foster in Wilkes County, North Carolina, allegedly by Tom Dula.
Thomas Richard Paxton (born October 31, 1937) is an American folk singer-songwriter who has had a music career spanning more than fifty years.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (alternately Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers) were an American rock band from Gainesville, Florida.
Thomas Blanchard "Tom" Wilson Jr. (March 25, 1931 – September 6, 1978) was an American record producer best known for his work in the 1960s with Bob Dylan, the Mothers of Invention, Simon and Garfunkel, the Velvet Underground, Cecil Taylor, Sun Ra, Eddie Harris, Nico, Eric Burdon & the Animals, the Blues Project, the Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, and others.
A topical song is a song that comments on political and/or social events.
Transsylvania Phoenix (also known as Phoenix in Romania) is a Romanian rock band formed in 1962 in Timișoara by guitarists Nicu Covaci and Kamocsa Béla.
The Troubadour is a nightclub located in West Hollywood, California, United States, at 9081 Santa Monica Boulevard just east of Doheny Drive and the border of Beverly Hills.
Turisas is a Finnish metal band from Hämeenlinna.
"Turn! Turn! Turn!", sometimes known as "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)", is a song written by Pete Seeger in the late 1950s.
Tuva (Тува́) or Tyva (Тыва), officially the Tyva Republic (p; Тыва Республика, Tyva Respublika), is a federal subject of Russia (a republic, also defined in the Constitution of the Russian Federation as a state).
The 12-string guitar is a steel-string guitar with 12 strings in six courses, which produces a richer, more ringing tone than a standard six-string guitar.
Two Hours Traffic was a Canadian indie rock band, based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Vatreni Poljubac (trans. "Fiery Kiss") is a Bosnian and Yugoslav hard rock / heavy metal band, formed in 1977 by composer, lyricist, vocalist and guitarist Milić Vukašinović.
VIA (Russian: ВИА) is an abbreviation for Vocal- Instrumental-Ensemble (Вокально-инструментальный ансамбль, Vokalno-instrumentalny ansambl).
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.
Vocal harmony is a style of vocal music in which a consonant note or notes are simultaneously sung as a main melody in a predominantly homophonic texture.
Vojvodina (Serbian and Croatian: Vojvodina; Војводина; Pannonian Rusyn: Войводина; Vajdaság; Slovak and Czech: Vojvodina; Voivodina), officially the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina (Аутономна Покрајина Војводина / Autonomna Pokrajina Vojvodina; see Names in other languages), is an autonomous province of Serbia, located in the northern part of the country, in the Pannonian Plain.
VST & Co. were a Filipino disco group prominent during the late 1970s in the Philippines.
We Five was a 1960s folk rock musical group based in San Francisco, California.
Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. is the debut studio album by American folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
"When You Walk in the Room" is a song written and recorded by Jackie DeShannon, released as a single on November 23, 1963as the B-Side to "Till You Say You'll Be Mine".
"Whiskey in the Jar" is an Irish traditional song set in the southern mountains of Ireland, often with specific mention of counties Cork and Kerry, as well as Fenit, a village in County Kerry.
The Wonderful Grand Band is a Canadian music and comedy group formed in 1978 in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter, one of the most significant figures in American folk music; his songs, including social justice songs, such as "This Land Is Your Land", have inspired several generations both politically and musically.
Yat-Kha is a band from Tuva, led by vocalist/guitarist Albert Kuvezin.
Yothu Yindi (Yolngu for "child and mother") were an Australian musical group with Aboriginal and balanda (non-Aboriginal) members, formed in 1986 as a merger of two bands formed in 1985 – a White rock group called the Swamp Jockeys and an unnamed Aboriginal folk group.
"You'll Need Somebody on Your Bond" (later titled "You're Gonna Need Somebody on Your Bond") is a gospel song that is attributed to both tradition and to gospel blues musician Blind Willie Johnson.
"You've Got to Hide Your Love Away" is a song by English rock band the Beatles.
YU Grupa (trans. YU Group) is a Serbian (former Yugoslav) rock band.
Zdob și Zdub is a Moldovan band, based in Chișinău.
The 1967 Detroit riot, also known as the 12th Street riot was the bloodiest race riot in the "Long, hot summer of 1967".