K.K. Folk

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#26 K.K. Folk  
K.K. Folk NH Texture.png
Live Performance
Genre Min'yō
Mood Hard to say
Instruments Whistling,
Owned by Gladys,
Kabuki (prior to NH),
Sheldon (NL),
Croque (NH),
Rizzo (NH),
Snooty (NH),
Sven (DnM)
Joan (RV)
Main appearances
Name in other languages

Japanese けけみんよう
Simplified Chinese K.K.民谣
French Folk Kéké
Spanish Tota-folk
Italian K.K. Folk
Russian Фолк К. К.

Korean K.K.민요
Traditional Chinese K.K.民謠
Quebec French Kéké folklorique
Latin American Spanish Tota-folk
German K.K. Folk
Dutch K.K.-folk

"K.K. Folk" is a song by K.K. Slider based on traditional Japanese folk music. It includes exotic Dumbek, Djembe, and Japanese drum beats. K.K. Slider whistles at the beginning and a Wurlitzer as the main melody after that.

Gladys, Limberg, Sheldon (in Animal Crossing: New Leaf), Kabuki (before Animal Crossing: New Horizons), Iggy, Croque, Rizzo and Snooty (all of the latter three in New Horizons) have this song playing in their houses if given a stereo. In Doubutsu no Mori, Sven also plays this song in his house due to having a stereo in that game.

The album cover depicts Gaston and Goldie standing alongside K.K. Slider as they play instruments.


  • "K.K. Folk" is based on an old Japanese style of music known as Minyou (or Min'yō). The traditional music was generally related to and sung by workers and traders in the old country of Japan.


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Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese けけみんよう
Keke minyō
K.K. Min'yō

Korean K.K.민요
K.K. Min-yo
K.K. Min'yō

Simplified Chinese K.K.民谣 (iQue)
K.K. Mínyáo
K.K. Min'yō

Russian Фолк К. К.
Folk K. K.

Dutch K⁠.⁠K⁠.-⁠folk

German K.K. Folk

European Spanish Tota-folk

European French Folk Kéké

Quebec French Kéké folklorique Folkloric K.K.

Italian K.K. Folk