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Genre: boston folk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Boston folk music is a genre that is characterized by its acoustic sound and storytelling lyrics. It often incorporates elements of traditional Irish and Scottish music, as well as American roots music. The music is often performed in small venues and intimate settings, with a focus on the connection between the performer and the audience. The genre has a strong emphasis on vocal harmonies and intricate instrumentation, with instruments such as the guitar, banjo, and fiddle being commonly used. Overall, Boston folk music is a genre that celebrates the rich history and culture of the region, while also exploring contemporary themes and issues.


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Popular boston folk Songs


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Most popular boston folk albums

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Your Place or Mine (Soundtrack from the Netflix Film)
2023
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Age of Apathy
2022
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Everything Is Alive
2023
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1988 (Deluxe)
2023
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I Thought You Were Somebody Else
2019
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Honeysuckle
2016
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Neptune
2016
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National Throat (Deluxe)
2015
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I Was Just Leaving
2017
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Ain't Hungover Yet
2022
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The King
2023
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Blood Test
2014
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This is a Good Sign
2022
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Innocent When You Dream
2007

boston folk music by decade

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List of boston folk artists

Here is a list of boston folk artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the boston folk genre. You can find out what boston folk genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 70 920338
2 40 63691
3 47 78450
4 46 65306
5 40 56379
6 47 13555
7 48 61964
8 44 47601
9 43 80215
10 18 10944
11 36 15899
12 18 7786
13 16 2079
14 11 4431
15 19 12572
16 24 5486
17 15 9994
18 24 16075
19 21 3394
20 21 12536
21 16 5074
22 16 2345
23 14 1749
24 12 510
25 1 461
26 1 852
27 9 1714
28 8 1313
29 6 2917
30 7 456
31 7 835
32 7 647
33 5 1435
34 2 441
35 4 2385
36 4 1468
37 4 669
38 3 787
39 2 80
40 2 890
41 2 782
42 2 492
43 2 103
44 2 669
45 2 894
46 1 466
47 1 538
48 1 331
49 1 131
50 1 399
51 1 402
52 1 784
53 1 450
54 1 479
55 1 70
56 1 333
57 1 247
58 1 309
59 1 451
60 1 290
61 1 471
62 1 107

boston folk playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular boston folk music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.