Royalty free Americana music

  • An upbeat fun instrumental in a retro electric country blues style. Carefree, positive and playful. Excellent for good times, happy mood, comedy, and any visual media are needing a wholesome feelgood sound.

    Easy going acoustic guitar based track with a feel good southern country vibe. Features electric slide guitar, steel guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, and percussion.

    Traditional old school country twang guitar track. Positive melody with a light quirky touch, joyful vibe and a nice cruise feel. Great for projects needing a traditional Americana sound like a comedy sitcom, square dance, commercial adverts, road trip movie, etc.

    Very cool and rhythmic, acoustic Americana mid-tempo track with a little bit of nostalgic mood. Consists of acoustic guitars - strumming and slide, electric guitar, acoustic bass, and drums. Great for relaxing journey, dusty sunset roads, travelogs, great American outdoors, etc.

    A feel-good, upbeat, and uplifting acoustic folk track, with Americana keynote. Music that fills hearts with happiness. Works well for inspiring and positive projects. Ideal for amazing adventures somewhere in Mexico, commercials and travel videos as well as for cartoon animation, bright happy endings, film credits in comedy or romantic love stories, etc. Enjoy!

    Foot tapping harmonica track with a deep south country blues feel. Great for scenes involving cotton fields, railroads, hillbillies, barn dancing, crossroads, swamp land, bootleggers, cowboys, old western town, and Southern U.S.A.

    Steady Southern blues with that old time sound and flavor. Featuring drums, double bass, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, blues harp, then adds harmonica to give a very genuine touch. No chord changes. Ideally suited for projects requiring a rootsy Americana feel.

    A mysterious, suspense, dangerous, spaghetti western cinematic music in the noir style of the 40s or 50s. This music will be perfect as a background in any retro detective movie or spy game or funny cartoon, heist movies, Tarantino movies about a spy, casino, gangsters, mafia, crime, suspense sequences, videos in the style of movies like How to Steal a Million, Pink Panther and James Bond, film noir or TV advertisements, podcasts.

    An uplifting Americana style loop with mandolin, fiddle, harmonica, bass, hand claps, and drums. Great for patriotic themes and scenes involving pride, the deep south, glorifying situations, success, Independence day, USA, aspiration, motivation, inspiration, courage, bravery, honour.

    Take a slow walk through the cotton fields of Mississippi, then down to the crossroads. This laid back southern blues track features acoustic guitar and harmonica. Great in scenes featuring cotton pickers, whiskey drinking, dusty roads, old bluesmen, alabama swamps, deep south.

    A happy and motivational Americana folk track. Light, airy, and uplifting, this tune is perfect to lift your spirits. Features ukulele, percussion, acoustic guitar, accordion, and acoustic bass. Great for rustic farm scenes, leisure time, playful summertime, countryside nature, friendship and love themes.

    This infectious Southern style country blues track takes you on a journey to the Mississippi delta, through cotton fields, then down to the crossroads. Features harmonica, dobro, slide guitar, acoustic bass, and drums. Great for images of tumbleweeds, whiskey, preacher men, dusty roads, cotton pickers, scorching sun, swamps.

    This atmospheric Southern style Instrumental track takes you on an epic adventure, travelling through scorching deserts and old western Ghost towns. Builds slowly from an atmospheric intro. Features acoustic guitar, electric slide guitar, dobro, drums, fiddle, tubular bells, percussion, bass, and strings. Great for scenes involving the Wild West, cowboys and Indians, horse riding, tumbleweeds, gunfighters, outlaws, American road trips, Stetsons, frontier based action and adventure.

    Good ol fun time country instrumental. Americana retro. Electric twang guitars leading the way. Good for fun, good times, happy, excitement, comedy and similar. Lots of feelgood fun.

    Western ethnic and Americana folk instrumental music track with fiddle, banjo, american flutes, acoustic guitar, ethnic percussion and more. Perfect for cinematic projects, travel video sabout Texas, countryside people, cowboys of the old west, wild wild west, free spirit, wild hearts, cowboys western films, American nature reserves, etc.

    A carefree Southern style Country track with mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitar, accordion, bass, and drums. Great for scenes involving travel, hillbillies, rambling, road trip, countryside, rural adventure, fun, slapstick.

    Retro electric Delta Blues with downtempo rhythm. Featuring electric slide guitar, rhythm guitar, bass, drums. An easy-going heartfelt sound with a little punch, a little sexy too. Good for drinking in bar scenes, bikers and endless roads, feeling homesick, or any beer, whiskey, bourbon commercials. Enjoy!

    An upbeat rock instrumental with a positive feelgood vibe. Unique and original. Featuring electric guitar, solid drive and groove of bass guitar and drums. A timeless sound leaning towards classic rock. Good for carefree positive feelgood media of all types, uplifting, good times, successful, good mood, excited, happy, fun.

    Feel good acoustic based track with a southern country vibe. Features mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitar, pedal steel guitar, bass, accordion, and percussion. Great for uplifting, fun, inspirational, rural, and American themes.

    Lively country blues foot-tapper with a carefree southern vibe. Features slide guitar, banjo, acoustic guitar, dobro, bass, mandolin, and drums. Great for scenes involving driving, rural back roads, cowboys, moonshine, country dancing, whiskey, good times, slapstick, hillbillies, road trips, wacky car chases, Nashville scenes.

    Energetic blues-rock track with a feel-good vibe. Features electric slide guitar, harmonica, pounding drums and bass. Perfect in scenes of driving down the open road, living large, city lights, new adventures, a live band playing in a smoky bar. Also good for beer commercials, country fights, car chases, racing, southern themes.

    Driving down the freeway with the radio on, this 1970s influenced southern rock track is great for automotive scenes, biker movies, beer commercials, and American based themes. Features electric slide guitar, acoustic guitar, drums, electric bass, and organ. Sounds like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bachman-Turner Overdrive

    An optimistic and positive country arrangement featuring electric and acoustic guitars, jugs, harmonica and banjo. Ideal for small-town scenes and rural sequences in games or videos, old truck on the dusty road, farm life, funny road trips, etc.

    A fun happy upbeat country. Feelgood, playful, a little quirky. Clean electric lead guitar with a catchy hook. Solid steady rhythm of guitar, bass and drums. Excellent for good times comedy feelgood humor and any media needing a lighthearted wholesome vibe with a touch of quirky country bounce.

    Walking down the long and dusty road to nowhere. This atmospheric outlaw country track features dobro, slide guitar, tubular bells, electric guitar, and wind effect. Sounds like Ry Cooder. Perfect in scenes with tumbleweeds, abandoned ghost town, crossroads, whiskey, cowboys, spaghetti western, and scorching sun.

    A great and positive track with amazing percussion and energetic harmonica. If you need a track for fun travel video or western sound advertising, then this is what you need. Be inspired by a bold and vibrant sound and liven up your projects right now. Enjoy it!

    An upbeat Texas blues swing instrumental with authentic style, performance, and a bit rockabilly sound. A clean, catchy tune with swinging rhythm, the beat of bass guitar, and drums. Excellent for feelgood commercials, dance show, thematic Bday party, or comedy plots.

    An uplifting and upbeat garage/punk rock highlights a victory and progress. Ideal background music for elevating mood, comedy scenes, motivation and success, TV shows, competitions and sports action, adventure videos. Enjoy this driving sound!

    This infectious southern style blues track takes you on a journey to the Mississippi delta, through cotton fields, then down to the crossroads. Features electric slide guitar, harmonica, bass, percussion, and drums. Great for scenes featuring cool blues men, whiskey, dusty road, preacher man, cotton pickers, scorching sun, swamps.

    A retro electric blues instrumental with a touch of country and a southern sound. Reminds "The House Of The Rising Sun" by Animals. The lazy story of an old cowboy sitting on his ranch, bored and swaying in a chair and waiting for new adventures.

    Lively country foot tapper with a carefree southern vibe. Features steel guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin, drums. Great for scenes involving driving, rural back roads, moonshine, country dancing, whiskey, good times, slapstick, hillbillies, racing, wacky car chases, living large, Nashville.

    A driving blues-rock track with a cool bar room feel. Features harmonics, electric guitar, bass, organ, drums, and boogie-woogie style piano. Great for smoky bar and club scenes, a live band playing in the background. Also good for themes involving friendship, road trips, drinking, fun, driving down the highway, leisure, and good times

    YEEHAW! This will kick up your heels! Upbeat peppy country instrumental fun. An authentic country style guitar, bouncy beat. A happy sound. Great for good times humor comedy happiness excitement feelgood joy. Good for videos of all type, television film commercials corporate. A fun lighthearted country delight.

    Modern and lively electric guitar with energetic pop style beat provides fast, catchy and upbeat vibes. Ideal for road trip movies, car or vehicle advertising for TV to imply activity, active lifestyle and energy. Also, an excellent choice for the marketing of new products and merchandise.

    An energetic raw rhythmic rock instrumental with a unique big throaty electric guitar sound. A three-piece power rock band style. Good for action, energy, toughness, adventure, car racing show, and similar. Well suited for all visual media types.

    Easy going country-folk track with a lighthearted southern feel. Features acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, pedal steel, acoustic bass, and percussion. Great for scenes involving days out, road trips, leisure activities, nature, animals, slapstick, fun, comedy, countryside rambling.

    Easy going acoustic guitar based track with a southern country feel. Features electric slide guitar, acoustic guitar, pedal steel, bass, and light drums. Great for scenes involving America, road trips, friendship, the south, backroads, cotton fields, rural activities, traveling with the wind in your hair.

    Uplifting Instrumental track with a southern country feel. Features acoustic guitar, pedal steel guitar, drums, bass, electric slide guitar, dobro. Works well for inspirational, emotional, and hopeful themes. Great for images of people walking off into the distance, searching for new horizons, full of hope and positivity.

    This is a bittersweet, but hopeful rock ballad similar to Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, with a plethora of different guitars and emotive climax. The main part provides a calm, driving melancholic backdrop, which then transitions into a soaring electric guitar solo. Perfect for selling products like beer, country driving, or scenes where a girl just packed her bags and is leaving everything behind to start a new life.

    Cool sounding Southern-style Blues track with electric slide guitar, dobro, acoustic guitar, bass, and drums. Works well for scenes involving the deep south, cotton fields, crossroads, Mississippi, swamps, dusty roads, spaghetti western, cowboy and horses.

    Mid-tempo Blues Rock track featuring electric guitar, blues harp, bass, and drums. Works well as background music in smoky bar scenes, or music played on a car radio on a road trip.

    A powerful electroclash track features an electric guitar which plays bluesy melodies on a synth bass and drums machine. This rocking groove is good to create a cool upbeat feel for movie/film scene, TV show, travel documentaries, video project and more.

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To put it simply, Americana music is a mixture of music genres, including folk, country, and blues, that construct the U.S. musical character. The Americana Music Association describes Americana music as contemporary music that globes acoustic elements from multiple genres, resulting in a sound that can be easily recognized. Even though it relies mostly on acoustic instruments, sometimes it can also include full electric bands.

Even though the term “Americana” is used to describe the U.S. culture, Americana music is not present solely in the United States. Numerous bands from Canada play the same style, although the Canadian media sometimes calls it “Canadiana”, rather than Americana.

Americana Folk Music

By definition, traditional folk music is music transmitted orally, with an unknown composer, that has entered and remained in the customs of a specific country. Traditional folk songs usually have no copyright on the songs, as their author is usually unknown.

In the U.S., folk music first entered the scene in the late 1800s, with the emergence of the American Folklore Society, which started studying music that was deeply rooted in American history, including Native American music.

Americana folk music, however, did not become a cultural movement until the 1930s, when multiple artists emerged and started hosting folk festivals.

In the early years of America, folk music engulfed spiritual African American music, as well as work songs, sung by cowboys, railroad workers, and sailors. After the American folk music revival, regional forms of folk music started emerging, such as Appalachian music in East Tennessee, Cajun music in Louisiana, and Tejano in New Mexico.

Americana folk music is characterized by the use of acoustic instruments, often including the banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle and even harps. Amongst the most popular Americana folk musicians are B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, and Jean Ritchie, as well as bands including The Mamas & the Papas, The Simon Sisters and The Kingston Trio.

Americana Country Music

Americana country music originates in the U.S., dating back to early 1920. It takes its origins from American folk music, as well as blues and often includes ballads, as well as dance tunes. Songs are generally simplistic, with folk lyrics and accompanied by mostly string instruments, such as guitars, banjos, harmonicas, and fiddles.

Even though it is not known for sure where country music originated from, Bristol, Tennessee is recognized as the birthplace of country music, based on historic recordings from 1927, found in the area. Country music is still very popular in the US, with different variations of the genre reaching popular radios and events. In fact, in 2009, country music was the most listened to rush hour genre on the radio.

Artists such as Vernon Dalhart and Jimmie Rodgers were considered pioneers of country music, with many others following their footsteps. Nowadays, artists such as Johnny Cash, Ray Prince and John Denver are still widely popular in the US and not only. Mainstream country artists such as Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers helped popularize country-pop, which is still widely listened to nowadays.

If you are looking to throw an American-themed party, or want to bring some western vibes to your videos, buy Americana music right now.

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