List of Folk Songs – Popular Songs 2014

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Popular Folk Songs List 2015

The popularity of folk songs – India is known worldwide for its richness in the music of folk. The popular folk songs of India are a major source of attraction of many tourists from across the world. The folk music in India is prominent in basically two states, the state of Rajasthan and the state of Punjab. Both the Rajasthani folk and the Punjabi folk music is an integral part of India’s cultural heritage.

Folk Songs

The Rajasthani folk song makes an individual to get connected to its native place and understand the importance of nature and mother Earth. The folk music of Punjab is more energetic in nature and signifies merry making at its best.  However in both these states, there are hundreds o folk songs meant for both children and adults. The best folk songs of children are more popular among the masses. In both these states, the people are very interested in learning their folk-songs from their childhood only and this is the reason why the culture and heritage of India is still alive.

List of Folk Songs 2015

Monday, Monday – The Mamas & the Papas
Sounds of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel
Streets of London – Ralph McTell
Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell
Summer in the City – The Lovin’Spoonful
Let’s Live For Today – Grass Roots
The Circle Game – Joni Mitchell
Diamonds and Rust – Joan Baez
This Land Is Your Land – Woody Guthrie
The Water Is Wide – Traditional
“House of the Rising Sun – Doc & Richard Watson(Trad)
Blue Moon of Kentucky – Bill Monroe
Leaving on a Jet Plane – John Denver
I Want to See the Bright Lights – Richard & Linda Thompson
Where Have All the Flowers Gone – The Kingston Trio
Thirsty Boots – Eric Anderson
Western Union – The Five Americans
You Didn’t Have To Be So Nice – The Lovin’ Spoonful
Canadian Railroad Trilogy – Gordon Lightfoot
Teach Your Children – Crosby, Stills Nash & Young
Chilly Winds – The Kingston Trio
Pack Up Your Sorrows – Richard and Mimi Farina
Who Knows Where the Time Goes – Sandy Denny
Return of the Grievous Angel – Gram Parsons
Someday Soon – Ian and Sylvia
The Dutchman – Steve Goodman
Little Boxes – Malvina Reynolds
Gentle Arms of Eden – Dave Carter
Shady Grove – Traditional
Indian Folk Songs / List of Punjabi and Rajasthani Folk Songs
Punjabi Songs -
Maenu Kehn Pattiorey Naal Fit Ho Gayee – Gurmeet Bawa
Gall Mitthi Mithhi Bol – Aisha
Mera Yaar Mila De Ve Gharia – Samarjeet Samar, Joginder Kumar Sajan
Chharian Di Union Ne – Samarjeet Samar, Joginder Kumar Sajan
Lailan Aklan Wali – Surinder Pal Babbi
Loung da lishkara – Patial House
Hara Shwet Kesariya Dhol Mix – Daler Mahendi
Main Jatt Yamla Pagla Deewana – Yamla Pagla Deewana
Chappa Chappa – Maachis
Dulha Mil Gaya – Daler Mahendi
Rajasthani Songs -
Kesariya Balam Ao Ni, Padharoo Ni Moray Dase
Banna Re Bagan Main Jhoola Ghalya
Balam D J Par Nachwade
Kalyo Kud Pado Mela Mein
Cham Cham Chamke …Ghoomar
Le Nach Mari Bindani Bhandara
Jhini Jhini Orhni
Bajuda Re Loom
Aave Hichaki of Mhaane Aave
Churla Painu To

Many generations of men have been learning and singing folk songs. The old folk songs are still considered to be the best though the new songs are not bad. But the essence and that connectivity that one used to experience with the old songs cannot be matched by the new ones. As far as Punjabi folk songs are considered, the entire aura is different though the pleasure and peace of mind which one experiences is the same as that of the Rajasthani one.

People from different parts of India come to visit just to see and hear the folk music of these two states. There songs are considered to be the best folk songs which an individual should here once in his lifetime. Hence, it is advisable that people should always, whenever they get time should make it a point to visit these two states and experience something exquisite in these top folk songs.

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