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Good folk bands/songs with fast 2/4 rhythm?

Asked by mirifique (1537points) June 14th, 2010

Looking for songs/bands akin to Dave Matthew’s “Two Step”, so, in 2/4, and sort of folk or bluegrass-ish. Looking for a good place to start.

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aprilsimnel's avatar

Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Dueling Banjos
Man of Constant Sorrow (as performed in O Brother, Where Art Thou?)

Rarebear's avatar

Any bluegrass band plays in 2/4 or ¾. I play bluegrass and have albums from about 40 different people. Right now my favorite album is Ricky Skaggs “Bluegrass Rules!”

fundevogel's avatar

I’m musically illiterate, but these might work

16 Horsepower
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club
Curtis Eller

filmfann's avatar

I am no musical genius, but aren’t most rockabilly tunes in 2/4?
Mystery Train is a great tune.

Sticking with Folk songs, try Freight Train

jaytkay's avatar

Nine Pound Hammer

(Excuse the 30 sec. intro, it’s worth the wait IMO)

Rarebear's avatar

@jaytkay Our band plays that song. It’s one of my favorites.

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