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Genre: cape breton folk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Cape Breton folk music is a traditional genre that originated in Nova Scotia, Canada. It is characterized by lively fiddle tunes, rhythmic guitar accompaniment, and Gaelic-influenced vocals. The music often tells stories of everyday life in the region, including fishing, farming, and family. The genre has gained popularity in recent years, with a new generation of musicians bringing a fresh take on the traditional sound.


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Fare Thee Well Love
1990
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Timeframe
2011
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Christmas Star
2019
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Forerunner
2006
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Yours Truly
2006
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Hi, How Are You Today?
1995
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Uprooted
1998
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All Hands
2020
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Pure Irish Traditional Accordion
2009
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Ashlar
2019
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The Judique Flyer
2000
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Dark Island
2023

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List of cape breton folk artists

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