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Genre: bush ballad

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Parent Genre: country

Bush ballad is a genre of Australian folk music that tells stories of life in the outback. It typically features acoustic instruments such as guitar, banjo, and harmonica, and often incorporates elements of country and western music. The lyrics often focus on themes such as rural life, the beauty of the Australian landscape, and the struggles of living in remote areas. The genre has a strong connection to Australian culture and history, and has been popularized by a number of iconic artists.


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Most popular bush ballad albums

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No. 50 - The Golden Anniversary Album
1981
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Old Man Emu
1982
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Henry Lawson and 'Banjo' Paterson (Remastered)
1996
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Overnighter
2007
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I Am Australian
2015
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An Hour of Aussie Country Favourites
1989
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The Dreamer
2009
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Gelignite Jack
2007
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The Official Dance Album
2011
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Behind the Lines (Expanded Edition)
2015

bush ballad music by decade

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List of bush ballad artists

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

bush ballad playlist created by Chosic

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