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Folk & Traditional Audiobooks

If you like Folk & Traditional Audiobooks, then you'll love these top picks.
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    The Road Beneath My Feet

    by Frank Turner ...
    Narrated by Frank Turner ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 55 min

    *The Sunday Times Bestseller*On 23 September, 2005, at the Joiners Arms in Southampton, Frank Turner played his last gig with his hardcore band, Million Dead. On the laminates that listed the tour dates, the entry for 24 September simply read: 'Get a job.'Deflated, jaded and hungover, Frank returned to his hometown of Winchester without a plan for the future. All he knew was that he wanted to keep ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    A Prairie Home Companion Duets

    Unabridged

    56 min

    Great music is a hallmark of A Prairie Home Companion, and some of the best features pairs of guests harmonizing. This new collection brings together 14 of the best vocal and instrumental duets featured on A Prairie Home Companion, performed by a range of artists, including The Everly Brothers, Robin and Linda Williams, Leo Kottke and Iris DeMent, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Emmylou Harris ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Laurel Canyon

    The Inside Story of Life in L.A.'s Legendary Rock and Roll Neighborhood

    Narrated by Lloyd James ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 25 min

    Laurel Canyon was the neighborhood perched above the clubs and record companies of Sunset Strip where Joni Mitchell, Jim Morrison, Graham Nash, Cass Elliot, Carole King, Don Henley, and Peter Tork, just to name a few, lived and collaborated to make an indelible mark on our music and our culture. Starting with The Byrds in 1965, these musicians began combining the effusive harmonies of folk music ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Big Muddy

    A Selection from Pete Seeger: The Storm King

    Unabridged

    5 min

    Back porch swamp blues music stomps you into the Mekong River as Pete tells the controversial story of how the airing of this song, protesting the war in Vietnam, contributed to the Smother's Brothers' show being cancelled.This single is part of the ongoing project called Pete Seeger: The Storm King -- an audio collection presenting seeger's spoken words as he captivatingly recounts his most ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

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    What I Found in a Thousand Towns

    A Traveling Musician's Guide to Rebuilding America's Communities-One Coffee Shop, Dog Run, and Open-Mike Night at a Time

    by Dar Williams ...
    Narrated by Dar Williams ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 4 min

    A beloved folk singer presents an impassioned account of the fall and rise of the small American towns she cherishes.Dubbed by the New Yorker as "one of America's very best singer-songwriters," Dar Williams has made her career not in stadiums, but touring America's small towns. She has played their venues, composed in their coffee shops, and drunk in their bars. She has seen these communities ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    I Am Baybie

    by Bill Schubart ...
    Narrated by Bill Schubart, Jody Petersen ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 31 min

    Nadine Hoover was sighted at birth and blinded by the drunken doctor bringing her into the world. The daughter she had herself as a teenager by a foster father who raped her became her greatest friend and comfort and Nadine kept her close until she died. Nadine renamed herself “Baybie” when she and her friend Virginia Brown moved to the streets of New York City where, she became a licensed ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Lani Goose Sings

    by Elithe Kahn ...

    Unabridged

    35 min

    16 Original songs to delight the whole family.Each ALBUM comes with audio tracks and a PDF download book to read or sing along and color the pictures. Over 25 pages of fun. Email [email protected] with your purchase receipt to receive your PDF book.In The Mystical Land of Luna, Where Sunset Begins the Day, The Children Of The Moon Dwell With Butterflies, Flowers, Palm TreesAnd Rainbows, While ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Leading Australian Icons in Music

    Insights Into 20 Australian legends That Have Influenced the Music Industry Since the 1970s

    by Jene Roswell ...
    Narrated by Daniel Mills ...
    Series Audiobook 4 - Leading Legends in Music

    Unabridged

    2 hours 55 min

    Are you interested in knowing all the details on how the most influential Australian musicians have shaped the music industry?Perhaps you are a ‘music buff’ and want more of the inside story on the top Australian musicians?Or, maybe you want to know more about what makes the top 20 Australian musical legends aspire to international stardom and what motivates them to continue to rise above and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Finding the Raga

    An Improvisation on Indian Music

    Narrated by Fajer Al-Kaisi ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 34 min

    'Supple, intricate and uncompromising, full of delicate observation and insight, Amit Chaudhuri's Finding the Raga immerses us in the rigorous beauty and cosmology of Indian classical music. It is also a loving memoir about relationships and places, dedication and vocation.' Geoff DyerBy turns essay, memoir and cultural study, Finding the Raga is Amit Chaudhuri's singular account of his discovery ... Read more

    $54.99 AUD $46.99 AUD

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    The Mayor of MacDougal Street

    A Memoir

    Narrated by Sean Runnette ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 24 min

    Now the inspiration for a major motion picture written and directed by the Coen brothersDave Van Ronk was one of the founding figures of the 1960s folk revival, but he was far more than that. A pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter and arranger, a powerful singer, and one of the most influential guitarists of the ’60s, he was also a marvelous storyteller, a peerless musical historian ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

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    How to Write a Song that Matters

    by Dar Williams ...
    Narrated by Dar Williams ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 47 min

    An effective and inspiring guide to songwriting by prolific, iconic singer-songwriter Dar Williams.How to Write a Song That Matters is an invaluable guide to writing music by a woman who knows how to do it and do it well: iconic singer-songwriter, Dar Williams. For years now, Williams has led songwriting retreats for musicians, from beginners to professionals, in which she elevates the process of ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

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    Barefoot Pilgrimage

    by Andrea Corr ...
    Narrated by Andrea Corr ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 46 min

    Andrea Corr’s Barefoot Pilgrimage is a compelling and honest memoir.In part, an exercise in coming to terms with and making sense of life and mortality following the loss of a beloved father; in part, a reflection on an unlikely journey with her siblings through the music industry; in part, a meditation on family, on music, and on creativity; and, in part, a shout-out for love and for hope ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Unlikely Angel

    The Songs of Dolly Parton

    Narrated by Janet Metzger ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 22 min

    Dolly Parton's success as a performer and pop culture phenomenon has overshadowed her achievements as a songwriter. But she sees herself as a songwriter first, and with good reason. Parton's compositions like "I Will Always Love You" and "Jolene" have become American standards with an impact far beyond country music. Lydia R. Hamessley's expert analysis and Parton's characteristically ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Woodstock

    Interviews and Recollections

    by Dale Bell ...
    Narrated by Peter Berkrot, Xe Sands ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 59 min

    Featuring a foreword from legendary director Martin Scorcese, Woodstock: Interviews and Recollections combines stories, anecdotes, and perspectives from dozens of musicians and filmmakers about the making of the Academy Award-winning documentary Woodstock. Assembled by associate producer Dale Bell, the oral history takes listeners behind the scenes-and behind the camera-at the decade-defining ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Well of Souls

    Uncovering the Banjo's Hidden History

    Narrated by Chanté McCormick ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 12 min

    An illuminating history of the banjo, revealing its origins at the crossroads of slavery, religion, and music. In an extraordinary story unfolding across two hundred years, Kristina Gaddy uncovers the banjo's key role in Black spirituality, ritual, and rebellion. Through meticulous research in diaries, letters, archives, and art, she traces the banjo's beginnings from the seventeenth century, when ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Joni Mitchell

    In Her Own Words

    by Malka Marom ...
    Narrated by Carrington MacDuffie ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 50 min

    When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer that she'd first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next four decades of friendship, and it was only after Joni and Malka completed their last recorded interview, in 2012, that ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Imagine

    A Selection from Pete Seeger: The Storm King

    Unabridged

    4 min

    Will Ackerman and Heidi Breyer's composition sets the stage as Pete Seeger recites Jeff Haynes' poem about the Underground Railroad.This single is part of the ongoing project called Pete Seeger: The Storm King -- an audio collection presenting seeger's spoken words as he captivatingly recounts his most engaging stories, narratives, and poem -- set to new music, produced by world renowned ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

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    Been So Long

    My Life and Music

    Unabridged

    9 hours 58 min

    ***This program includes a foreword written and read by Grace Slick, and an afterword written and read by Jack Casady*From the man who made a name for himself as a founding member and lead guitarist of Jefferson Airplane comes a memoir that offers a rare glimpse into the heart and soul of a musical genius—and a vivid journey through the psychedelic era in America.**“Music is the reward for being ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Pete Seeger: Storm King - Volume 2

    by Pete Seeger ...
    Narrated by Pete Seeger ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 15 min

    Pete Seeger's last project bridges generations!Volume 2 of gems from the life of one of the most influential figures in American music! Listen to intimate, never-before-heard recordings of the beloved civil rights icon and environmentalist's stories wrapped in music from around the world.Pete Seeger: Storm King audio collection presents Pete Seeger's spoken words as he captivatingly recounts his ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD $21.99 AUD

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    When I Get Home

    Songs

    Narrated by Guy's All Star Shoe Band ...

    Unabridged

    55 min

    You've heard Garrison Keillor and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band perform on the radio. Now you can enjoy their feel-good music on this collection.A Prairie Home Companionlisteners are frequently treated to a song-sometimes to a familiar tune, sometimes to original music-with words by Garrison Keillor. In them, he sings of home, love, friendship, family, faith, or just plain fun. These sixteen songs, ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Beautiful Affair: A Journey in Music, Food and Friendship

    by Mike Hanrahan ...
    Narrated by Mike Hanrahan ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 28 min

    From his early days as a musician with Stockton’s Wing to his time as a trainee at Ballymaloe Cookery School, food and music have been parallel lines that have kept Mike Hanrahan on track his entire life.Mike Hanrahan, cook and teacher, songwriter and musician, takes us back stage and into the kitchens of a bohemian, international and surprisingly foodie group of Irish household names, including ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Talking Drum

    A Selection from Pete Seeger: The Storm King

    Unabridged

    4 min

    African music sets the stage as Pete describes his travels around the world and the complex communication that takes place in a small African village using the talking drum.This single is part of the ongoing project called Pete Seeger: The Storm King -- an audio collection presenting seeger's spoken words as he captivatingly recounts his most engaging stories, narratives, and poems -- set to new ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Nightingale

    ‘The nature book of the year’

    by Sam Lee ...
    Narrated by Sam Lee ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 7 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.As featured on The Today Programme'Wondering and wonderful. The nature book of the year.' JOHN LEWIS-STEMPEL______________________________Come to the forest, sit by the fireside and listen to intoxicating song, as Sam Lee tells the story of the nightingale.Every year, as darkness falls upon woodlands, the nightingale h... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Always a Song

    Singers, Songwriters, Sinners, and SaintsMy Story of the Folk Music Revival

    by Ellen Harper ...
    Narrated by Janina Edwards ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    **Always a Song is a collection of stories from singer and songwriter Ellen Harper-folk matriarch and mother to the Grammy-winning musician Ben Harper.Harper shares vivid memories of growing up in Los Angeles through the 1960s among famous and small-town musicians, raising Ben, and the historic Folk Music Center.This beautifully written memoir includes stories of Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Jimi ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD