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Genre: cajun

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Parent Genre: blues

Cajun music is a genre that originated in Louisiana, USA, and is characterized by its lively and upbeat rhythms, accordion and fiddle instrumentation, and French lyrics. It is heavily influenced by the traditional music of the Acadian people who settled in the region. Cajun music often tells stories of love, heartbreak, and everyday life in the bayou. It has gained popularity over the years and has become a staple of Louisiana culture.


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Most popular cajun albums

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Cajun Roots
1994
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The Color of Music: Acadian Rose
2016
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Toups: The New Blues Sessions
1997
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Cajunization
2005
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Hey Do Right
2012
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Joyeux Noël
1992
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Le Troubadour Creole
2013
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Vive L'Amour
2009
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Early American Cajun Music: Classic Recordings From the 1920's
1999
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Cajun Party!
2008
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Diggy Diggy Lo
1999
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Made In The Shade
2007
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The Back Door and Other Cajun Classics
1980

cajun music by decade

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List of cajun artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 31 15837
2 27 1691
3 21 3944
4 20 3636
5 20 8644
6 18 4134
7 17 3998
8 16 2089
9 16 4226
10 15 4110
11 13 2360
12 11 1652
13 13 2517
14 12 73
15 12 1807
16 11 662
17 10 1305
18 9 1234
19 9 105
20 7 635
21 8 1538
22 6 153
23 4 109
24 4 522
25 3 409
26 3 354
27 3 483
28 2 383
29 2 255
30 1 177
31 21 5364
32 19 8503
33 16 7659
34 11 1564
35 10 3980
36 9 1699
37 23 1890
38 7 1301
39 7 1044
40 6 1014
41 6 376
42 5 1158
43 4 976
44 4 1105
45 4 674
46 4 513
47 3 902
48 3 608
49 3 1367
50 2 274
51 2 198
52 2 481
53 1 227
54 1 224
55 5 110
56 5 266
57 2 374
58 2 176
59 1 175
60 1 101
61 21 5109
62 16 3525
63 15 3661
64 9 1013
65 8 226
66 6 820
67 6 426
68 5 343
69 5 788
70 3 0
71 3 526
72 3 500
73 3 581
74 2 782
75 2 38
76 2 140
77 2 0
78 1 174
79 1 315
80 1 201
81 1 157
82 1 92
83 1 318
84 1 395
85 1 413

cajun playlist created by Chosic

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