image

Genre: desert blues

Play genre


Parent Genre: blues

Desert blues is a genre of music that originated in West Africa and is characterized by its use of traditional African instruments such as the kora and ngoni, as well as the incorporation of Western instruments like the guitar. The music often features intricate melodies and rhythms, and the lyrics often touch on themes of love, loss, and social issues. The genre has gained popularity in recent years, with many artists blending traditional African sounds with contemporary influences.


Most popular desert blues artists

Show more artists

Popular desert blues Songs


Top New desert blues Songs of 2024



desert blues music by decade

Explore desert blues history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

2020s 2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s 1970s 1960s 1950s 1940s 1930s

List of desert blues artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 50 257290
2 47 102245
3 43 341847
4 44 265572
5 34 99254
6 22 20576
7 42 100278
8 28 27150
9 41 124067
10 24 25969
11 44 142587
12 29 34440
13 29 18374
14 29 36978
15 27 16991
16 22 7117
17 31 22418
18 23 9033
19 19 16316
20 26 8892
21 21 11683
22 20 2644
23 22 13786
24 30 10618
25 15 3103
26 37 6236
27 32 5107
28 19 9355
29 5 3557
30 5 1308
31 29 11336
32 2 289
33 15 1345
34 25 8229
35 11 1774
36 8 1776
37 9 2084
38 21 9630
39 23 1401
40 1 702
41 12 4189
42 1 199
43 1 250
44 1 238
45 15 11154
46 15 3910
47 9 2362
48 9 2571
49 1 370
50 8 3314
51 4 435
52 7 2594
53 6 318
54 6 2037
55 3 636
56 4 917
57 4 283
58 1 421
59 3 405
60 2 239
61 1 260
62 1 68
63 1 558
64 1 599

desert blues playlist created by Chosic

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