Fun Folk Songs To Sing 
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This page is page 2 of some of the most popular folk songs you can learn on the acoustic.  See the link below for the first section of folk songs.

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Acoustic Guitar Folk Songs

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Fun Folk Songs To Sing K-Z

1. Keith Carradine

I'm Easy was written by Carradine for the 1975 movie "Nashville".

The song reached #17 on Billboards Hot 100, won an Academy Award for best song and also won a Golden Globe.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down up down up up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: C, Dm, G, Cmaj7, Fmaj7, Em
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2. Lord Huron

Ends Of The Earth was a song recorded in 2012 for Lord Huron's album "Lonesome Dreams".

The song was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root down root down up down up and repeat .. and then some quick shuffle strumming
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, Bm, G
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3. LP & Waddy Watchel

Soft Spot was not written by this duo but is a song by Gary Nicholson.

I'm not sure if this song is attached to any album.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D
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4. Nathaniel Rateliff

And It's Still Alright hails from the album of the same name which was released in 2020, his first since 2013.

This song peaked at #33 on the US Rock charts.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, Am, F, G 
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5. Nickel Creek

Somebody More Like You is a track from the groups 2005 album entitled "Why Should The Fire Die".

The song was never released as a single however.

  • Drop D Tuning: Guitar tuned down 1 fret
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down strokes
  • Picking: a few riffs in the rhythm
  • Chords: Dm, C, A+, F, Gm, Db, A7
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6. Noel Paul Stookey

Sebastian is a song released in 1971 after the breakup of Peter, Paul and Mary. There is an album of 5 songs out there called "Paul And" which contains this track.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: root 2-3 up down up works best for this one
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: - G, Am, D, C, C/G, G/F, G/E, Cm, Eb6, Gdim, Am7, D/Gb, E7, Gmaj7
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7. Paul Carrack

Eyes Of Blue reached #40 in the UK and #24 in the US for Paul Carrack back in 1996-97.

The song is on the 1995 album "Blue Views".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No for original
  • Rhythm: down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: C, Am, F, G, D3, Cm, G#, A#, D#
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8. Peter Maffay

Josie is a song written by Dion and was recorded by German artist Peter Maffay. He released an album of the same name back in 1975. I'm not sure if this was ever a single or not.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D, F, Am, G6
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9. R Dean Taylor

Indiana Wants Me was written by Canadian artist R. Dean Taylor and was a top 10 in both Canada and the US in 1970.

This one can be found on his album "I Think Therefore I Am".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 1st fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, C, D, G6, Em, E7, A7, F, Am, D7
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10. Rodriguez

I Wonder hails from the 1970 debut album from Sixto Rodriguez called "Cold Fact".

The album did poorly in the US but did pretty well in Australia and South Africa. This song was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: a few riffs
  • Chords: A, Amaj7, D, E
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11. Ron Hines

Sonny's Dream ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, C, D
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12. Ron Sexsmith

Middle Of Love .. info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 1st fret original
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up up up down up down up  and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: B7, Em, F, C, A7, D7, G, Am
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13. Sean Rowe

Follow Your Train ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, D/Db, D/B, A7sus, A7, G, D/Gb, Em, D/F
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14. Shake Russell

Deep In The West ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: could play a down 2-3 up down up and repeat or play a down up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, A, G
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15. Steve Young

Rock Salt & Nails ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: Bm, G, D
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16. The Civil Wars

Billie Jean ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: Em, Bm, Am, C, B7
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17. The Head And The Heart

Down In The Valley ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up and repeat ...  a downstrokes  pattern also
  • Picking: a few riffs
  • Chords: C, F, Am, Fmaj7, G
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18. The Men They Couldn't Hang

The Colours ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down up down up up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, G, A
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19. Tim Buckley

The Dolphins ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, G7, Am, D7, G#
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20. Tom Rush

No Regrets ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 5th fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No but a few riffs
  • Chords: G, D, C, F
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21. Trevor Hall

Great Mirror ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root up down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, Gmaj7/B, C, Em
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22. Uncle Tupelo

Wait Up .. info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat in a fast pace
  • Picking: a few riffs
  • Chords: A, A/B, D
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23. Valdy

Yes I Can ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, Am, F, Dm, G, A7sus, Em
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24. Walk Off The Earth

Speeches ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat in a fast pace - be ready for a slow down
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: Am, C, G, Dm, F, Am/C, Am/B, Am/G
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25. Wilco

The Thanks I Get ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: down up stop up down up stop up and repeat with a riff
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, F, G, Dm, Am, Em
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26. Will Kimborough

Goodnight Moon ... info soon

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up and repeat 
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D7, G, D, Em, C, Am, D7sus
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