|B-side "Count on Me"|
Label ABC Records 10423
|Released March 1963|
Writer(s) Merle Kilgore
"The Folk Singer" is a song written by Merle Kilgore and performed by Tommy Roe. It reached #4 in the United Kingdom, #20 in Australia, #34 in Canada, and #84 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1963. It was later featured on his 1966 album, Sweet Pea.
The song was produced by Felton Jarvis.