Prominent Instrument: Guitar (Slide / Steel)

Found 271 tracks

This raw and swampy steel-string slide guitar track so easily conveys a wide-open, rural situation in which some protagonist – in dire straits – has little hope left. Its wistful, searching and country sentiment is a great complement to soulful dramas and rural 'country life' documentaries. Soulful / Steel-String Slide / Swampy. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 75 BPM]

This New-Orleans inspired, groove-heavy track is in-the-pocket, confident and loose. Slide guitar rides over a catchy rhythm section of piano, acoustic bass, claps and drums. Superb for themes of fun, friendships, family, travel and cooking. Confident / Loose/ On Point. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 76 BPM]

This unpolished, rootsy track is a single resonator guitar performance. It’s lively and sparse, conveying the authentic tone and some of the idiosyncratic whims of pre-rock Delta Blues. A good fit for dramas, comedies, children’s shows and travel/cooking programing. Rootsy / Resonator Guitar / Sparse. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 87 BPM]

This lonely, slide resonator guitar piece is the epitome of: No prospects, down on your luck, but you still got some pride and you’re still alive. It’s a recording of a single performance with no fixed meter (free time). This is great for country dramas with protagonists battling feelings of despair, loneliness, poverty, fruitless crops, and emotional turmoil. Also, this is excellent for drone shots or landscapes of large sweeps of country and nature. [Tempo: Slow / 64 BPM]

This lonesome resonator slide guitar track contains the melodic sentiment of the South and the West. The recording is a single performance with flowing, human timing – without a metronome. Sounds of a bird and cricket rich, early autumn forest can also be mixed in for an added natural experience. This track is great for protagonists in sad, dire straits, or people between a rock and hard place in dramas or as a bed in documentary voice overs. Lonesome / Slide / Nature Sounds. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

Raw, rootsy, and loose, this acoustic 12-string guitar track carries the spirit of traditional delta blues. Slide is used other the guitar giving it a rough and proud sound, backed up by sparse drums and harmonic drones. This track is great for rural, relational dramas comedies, and reality shows. Also, it is a great fit for a show’s theme. Slide / 12-string Guitar / Delta Blues. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

A short, traditional Hawaiian style track, complete with coconut percussion, slowly swaying rhythm and twangy guitar. Available as a 20-second track, or a seamless music loop. [Tempo: Slow / 66 BPM]

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This emotive, delta blues-based track is excellent for conveying rural authenticity and a sense of spirituality. The arrangement is steady, sparse and raw, featuring finger-style and slide acoustic guitars. Superb for dramas, nature and rural themes, and period pieces. Deep/ Delta Blues/ Spiritual. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 72 BPM]

This heartfelt, lonesome country blues piece has an optimistic, grateful quality to it. It’s a recorded performance of a single, resonator slide guitar. This piece is perfect for thankful moments with a country/rural touch in dramas, travel, cooking, lifestyle shows or B-roll. Grateful / Slide Guitar / Thoughtful / Patient. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 78 BPM]

Rural, resolute and willful, this country blues is slow, drawn out – balancing between future hope and past pain. It’s sparse, slide resonator guitar arrangement is an excellent pairing for rural settings: dramas, reality and cooking shows. Resonator Slide / Delta Blues / Reflective / Prideful. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

Thumping, old style blues/jazz featuring Dobro & lap steel guitar over a traditional jazz band backing of guitars, bass and drums. Playful, happy blues-jazz. [Tempo: Medium / 71 BPM]

Ambient background track with an uneasy, pensive feel. Dark, ominous and threatening, this track suggests danger and death. The track could suit scenes in a graveyard or other dark place, or tense scenes where a character is sneaking around, trying to avoid being caught. Exploring at night, dangers lurking. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Vocal pop-rock / singer-songwriter ballad from Jamestown Story. Unplugged acoustic style, with guitar and male vocal. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 76 BPM]

This Delta Blues / Early Country track is cheerful, rascally and finger-snappingly catchy. Its slide (resonator) guitar is aided by a sparse arrangement of 4-string rhythm guitar and percussion. This track fits perfectly in rural dramas and comedies, and also as a theme, or in travel, history, or country lifestyle shows. [Tempo: Medium / 96 BPM]

This warm and uplifting piece conveys a sense of community and peace. The track would work in scenes where people stand together or help one another, such as at a Sunday service or raising a barn. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

Ominous and arid western atmosphere, inspired by modern TV drama like Breaking Bad, CSI and Banshee. Slide guitars over a driving rhythm. Crime and gangster feel, as well as police investigation mood. [Tempo: Medium]

Wistful Americana ballad, with lap steel guitar and acoustic guitars. Pretty / Dreamy / Caring. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 108 BPM]

Authentic Blues with slide guitars and an acoustic beat performed in the old-fashioned style. [Tempo: Slow / 98 BPM]

U.S. Civil War era ballad. Guitars, dulcimer and harmonium. Historical, but can also be used for any contemporary Americana / Folk type project. All authentic, live performed acoustic instruments. The "faster version" is more bouncy, fun, country like, folksy. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 75 BPM]

This raw, acoustic guitar track can easily evoke a given protagonist’s harsh reality, with turmoil, tough decisions and calamities abounding. The track is single recording of a 4-string acoustic guitar with an accompanying resonator slide guitar. Perfect for setting a raw, rural feel in your drama or country lifestyle themes. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

A happy and upbeat music track featuring acoustic and electric guitars, slide guitars, percussion, bass guitar and drums. Catchy and jovial, with optimistic melodies suitable for TV commercials, advertising, daytime TV and more. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Gentle acoustic track with atmospheric pedal steel guitar. Relaxing, dreamy, earthy. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 73 BPM]

Inspired, simple and drenched in country life, this guitar-based piece fits sweetly in scenes where rural life and an optimistic mood intersect. Recorded from a performance of resonator guitar and kick drum, this piece is excellent for dramas, travelogues, rural B-roll, and anything country-life related. Simple / Country Guitar / Folksy / Unpolished. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 123 BPM]

A cosy and fun bluegrass country track with acoustic guitars and dobro. Great outdoor material, playful and fun. [Tempo: Fast / 110 BPM]

Downhome and lively, this early country track is easy on the ears and catchy. The track builds up nicely with acoustic guitar accompanying slide (resonator) guitar backed up with bass, accordion, and percussion. It’s a great fit for commercials, themes, dramas, documentaries, and country lifestyle shows. Downhome / Lively / Slide Playing. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 94 BPM]

Acoustic Americana / folk with Dobro and acoustic guitars. Reflective, longing and tender with a homely, nostalgic feel. Love, memories, perhaps regret, or a beautiful country day. There is also an 'underscore' version, without the main melody line Dobro. [Tempo: Medium / 119 BPM]

Mid-tempo acoustic ballad. As well as the main melodic version, there is also an Underscore version without the lead guitar, which is highly suitable as an acoustic guitar background track. [Tempo: Medium / 139 BPM]

Gentle americana, pretty and touching. Performed on pedal steel guitar and acoustic guitars. Thoughtful, reflective, romantic. [Tempo: Medium / 75 BPM]

Vocal pop-rock / singer-songwriter track from Jamestown Story. Unplugged acoustic style, with guitar and male vocal. [Tempo: Medium / 130 BPM]

Light, fun, and easy, this 'happy' blues track is bouncy and exudes an authentic rural feel. Its brushed drums and acoustic guitar create a great shuffle that the resonator guitar plays on. Slide is used on the resonator guitar for that swampy tone. Great for comedies, rural dramas, 'country' travel and cooking shows. Happy / Hopeful / Rural / Blues. [Tempo: Medium / 132 BPM]

Doom-laden, dark country rock with Dobro over pedal steel, guitars, bass and drums. Has a certain doom-ish, Tarantino'esque, pulp americana feel. The bass line makes us remember the classic Dire Straits track "Six Blade Knife". Not the same bassline, but a similar rhythm and feel. The tempo and intensity picks up gradually. [Tempo: Medium / 125 BPM]

Easy, happy, and good-natured, this early country track is perfect for comedy and light friend dramas. Melodies made with its slide resonator guitar blend nicely with acoustic guitar, drums and double bass. Perfect for country travel and lifestyle shows. Hopeful / Early Country / Easy on the Ears. [Tempo: Medium / 126 BPM]

Sultry, sulky and sombre blues tune played on guitar and steel guitar. [Tempo: Slow / 66 BPM]

Upbeat, earthy and proud, this country blues track has that real, authentic touch. This is a raw, one-take performance of a small “cowboy” acoustic guitar. This feel is enhanced by foot stomps, claps and snaps. Suitable for dramas, Western/Americana themes, comedies, and documentaries. Rural / Country Blues / Americana. [Tempo: Medium / 93 BPM]

This banjo-based track is down-to-earth and swampy. Its blues and country influences give it an authentic range that can also touch into the comedic. The opened-back banjo is supported by acoustic rhythm guitar, and resonator slide guitar. Perfect for country “Americana” dramas and comedies, plus travel and cooking shows. Swampy / Banjo / Country. [Tempo: Medium / 119 BPM]

This slow, deep blues track easily transports the listener to a rural, pensive state of mind. Acoustic guitar and slide resonator guitar create the wistful, lonely spirit of this track, supported by low male humming and far away harmonica textures. Excellent for thoughtful, sorrowful or introspective dramas, rural travel shows and documentaries. Slide / Wistful / Meaningful. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

This track feels like you are in an off the cuff, backwoods, American jam session. Folksy acoustic guitar plays the main part, with slide electric guitar and far-away vocals speckled in, and steady claps and kick drum. Perfect for comedy, drama, real-life rural themes, cooking and travel. Raw / In The Pocket / Rural. Available with or without the vocal shouts. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 117 BPM]

An exciting, Disney-type symphonic piece. Very uplifting and joyous. Filled with a beautiful intro to a grand sweeping and triumphant fanfare section. Fully Orchestral with live performed steel guitar. Full of amazement, wonder and happiness. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 138 BPM]

Hawaiian ballad -- steel guitar, dobro and percussion. [Tempo: Slow / 71 BPM]

A beautiful and gentle Americana, folk track played on acoustic slide guitar over subtle steel guitar and acoustic guitars. Romantic, nostalgic and reflective. Beauty and amazement. [Tempo: Slow / 73 BPM]

Ambient Western track. Features a ghostly, haunting atmosphere that would compliment scenes where the characters are in a dark place, feeling sad, or just exploring the mysterious great outdoors. General background track for movie / film / adventure / fantasy / history etc. Atmospheric and with a sense of pensive curiosity. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Swampy, rhythmic and loose, this upbeat country blues track is easy to clap along to and feel a part of something fun. Acoustic and (slide) resonator guitars give its melody that Americana charm with an in-the-pocket rhythm section made up of tambourine, shaker and kick drum. Perfect for feel great moments in drama, commercials, comedy and lifestyle shows. Swampy / Country Blues / In The Pocket. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 96 BPM]

Steady and sweet, this guitar-based, (early) country blues track feels positive, hopeful and comforting. The sparse arrangement consists of slide resonator guitar, small-bodied acoustic guitar and kick drum. This is an excellent track for themes involving, home, family, and the country life. Positive / Country Life / Consistent. [Tempo: Medium / 123 BPM]

Woodsy, swampy, emotive and funky, this slow-burn rock track sounds loose and spontaneous, featuring a great example of in-the-pocket guitar playing. Joining this 4-string acoustic guitar, is electric slide guitar, drums and claps. This is a great bed for rural/country life programs: dramas, lifestyle, docs, cooking, vlogs, voiceover, etc. [Tempo: Slow]

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