Folk

Such A Winter's Day

"California Dreamin'"
The Mamas and the Papas
1965

Not all travel is moving forward. Eventually, you have to head home. Read more about Such A Winter's Day

An Acre of Land

"Scarborough Fair/Canticle"
Simon & Garfunkel
1966
"Scarborough Fair"
Martin Carthy
1965
"The Elfin Knight"
Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger
1961

There has been a fair in the Yorkshire village of Scarborough since 1253. But the song we now know as "Scarborough Fair," or in the Simon & Garfunkel version "Scarborough Fair/Canticle," didn't find its way to Scarborough until the nineteenth century. Read more about An Acre of Land

Soccer Is The Game

"White Is The Colour"
The Proclaimers
2002

The best soccer songs are created by musicians and bands that are talented artists and real fans of the game. But as the Proclaimers show, even the most passionate fans can only work with what you give them. Read more about Soccer Is The Game

Counting the Cars

"America"
Simon and Garfunkel
1968
"America"
1-2-3
1967

In 1968, Simon & Garfunkel recorded an enduring testament to the American road trip. But before Simon and Garfunkel recorded it, the song almost had a very different sound. Read more about Counting the Cars

In Our Day

"Erie Canal"
Bruce Springsteen
2006

In 1817, without mechanical digging equipment, using only manpower and teams of oxen, Americans built one of the great engineering wonders of the world. Read more about In Our Day

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