25 best TRADITIONAL FOLK BASS songs for karaoke & auditions | Singing carrots

Top 25 traditional folk songs for bass voice for audition and karaoke

This is a song chart of the top 25 traditional folk songs for bass, based on the votes of 48975 Singing Carrots users. We count a 'vote' when a user adds one of our 75,000 songs to their repertoire (favorites list). For each song, we show a vocal range (in parentheses). If you click on a song name, you will be able to see the song key, and a list of useful links to the karaoke version, music sheet, and lyrics. If you click on a singer's name, it will take you to the singer's page where you can see all songs by that singer, sorted by popularity and range.

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25 Woody Guthrie - This Land Is Your Land (D3-C4)

24 Woody Guthrie - So Long It's Been Good To Know Yuh (B2-C4)

23 Woody Guthrie - Roll On, Columbia (C#3-B3)

22 Woody Guthrie - Jesus Christ (C#3-C#4)

21 Woody Guthrie - I Ain't Got No Home (D3-D4)

20 The Irish Weavers - The Whistling Gypsy (C3-C4)

19 The Highwaymen - Cotton Fields (C3-D4)

18 The Dubliners - Farewell Ireland (C3-D4)

17 Pete Seeger - Little Boxes (C3-E4)

16 Lead Belly - The Midnight Special (C3-D4)

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15 John McCormack - The Harp That Once Thro' Tara's Halls (C3-E4)

14 Harry Belafonte - Island in the Sun (B2-D#4)

13 Garrison Keillor - Powdermilk Biscuit Theme (C3-A3)

12 Elizabeth Cotten - Freight Train (A2-G3)

11 Doc Watson - Pretty Saro (C3-C4)

10 Doc Watson - Deep River Blues (B2-B3)

9 Burl Ives - A Little Bitty Tear (E3-C4)

8 Bob Dylan - Baby Let Me Follow You Down (A2-E4)

7 Woody Guthrie - Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos) (G#2-G#3)

6 Tom Paxton - The Marvelous Toy (B2-C4)

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5 The Kingston Trio - Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (B2-D4)

4 John Williamson - Cootamundra Wattle (G2-C4)

3 Harry Belafonte - Jamaica Farewell (D#3-E4)

2 Tom Connors - The Hockey Song (G2-C4)

1 Bing Crosby - Christmas in Killarney (B2-C4)

See also

Top 77 songs for bass voice

Top 77 traditional-folk songs