folk music examples

Wild World
By Yusuf / Cat Stevens
Fire and Rain - 2019 Remaster
By James Taylor
It's Too Late
By Carole King

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List of folk artists

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                       
namepopularity instrumentalnessdanceabilityenergyacousticnessHappinesstempofollowers
78 2 49 48 61 52 137 4,882,804
77 3 43 37 64 49 110 3,268,889
77 0 55 46 42 62 103 1,971,916
75 0 58 60 28 47 136 978,156
74 0 49 35 73 61 123 1,209,044
74 1 58 40 53 56 119 1,253,015
74 0 65 63 43 69 107 1,553,027
73 1 63 36 57 52 105 1,574,460
73 1 46 35 43 57 105 1,442,555
72 0 72 52 38 76 114 1,317,512
72 3 54 27 69 38 127 2,250,337
12. America
71 0 57 50 32 60 116 1,075,274
71 0 52 49 60 63 123 1,062,606
70 0 56 31 81 58 90 945,348
69 0 61 51 30 47 114 954,182
69 2 43 23 77 40 105 589,338
69 0 58 34 79 55 131 956,189
69 7 53 73 21 59 130 947,939
69 0 52 45 54 30 100 476,064
69 0 51 48 36 64 117 305,411
69 0 62 60 33 73 122 746,747
22. Bread
68 0 46 29 60 41 117 932,866
68 0 59 48 70 75 135 802,561
68 2 58 42 48 42 116 49,276
68 3 52 54 33 49 119 823,380
67 0 55 61 27 65 124 775,280
67 0 59 58 38 60 115 715,572
67 0 56 31 69 56 130 345,102
67 0 54 39 53 50 115 511,864
67 0 46 25 81 26 110 614,202
66 0 44 47 25 51 115 283,597
66 10 62 70 33 66 124 652,530
66 3 51 33 57 46 129 1,110,894
66 21 54 36 81 54 118 1,066,558
66 1 64 50 46 57 110 368,571
66 39 55 23 82 42 104 529,756
65 1 50 40 55 45 114 253,040
65 6 51 29 75 36 108 248,132
64 9 57 45 53 65 115 526,670
64 16 40 55 29 46 112 807,059
64 1 55 33 51 50 124 477,960
64 6 46 40 48 35 102 615,017
64 0 63 38 55 56 109 439,773
64 1 58 38 51 50 106 1,212,617
64 14 52 45 34 70 128 293,008
64 9 47 71 30 74 156 201,864
63 0 51 55 28 46 105 153,164
63 0 53 56 29 45 110 699,646
63 2 44 16 91 28 115 323,611
63 0 49 62 29 41 124 33,571
63 1 50 55 30 63 114 684,762
63 0 56 56 39 72 103 579,176
63 3 56 57 33 52 120 484,200
63 0 58 56 34 68 120 115,603
62 0 50 39 38 37 103 387,086
62 0 62 28 82 71 134 626,632
57. Donovan
62 6 47 47 28 58 110 490,799
62 1 56 42 29 48 115 195,503
62 4 51 34 40 33 118 510,109
62 0 57 50 29 50 127 388,847
61 7 68 62 21 64 110 322,856
61 1 56 61 53 45 114 245,695
60 0 53 45 42 46 117 431,846
60 4 64 51 47 62 114 257,980
60 4 58 49 44 56 116 125,013
60 0 58 27 72 37 122 100,416
60 1 45 19 77 36 120 439,464
60 0 50 21 68 45 120 444,429
60 1 57 26 72 60 102 222,878
60 1 51 46 63 50 116 534,657
59 0 62 21 83 36 108 168,614
59 8 64 36 49 54 122 311,873
59 0 53 28 55 44 113 454,720
59 0 51 32 43 44 124 281,691
59 0 44 37 73 41 139 141,559
59 0 63 64 38 74 125 215,698
59 0 57 51 57 52 110 261,232
59 0 51 61 38 66 151 340,642
59 4 65 28 70 67 122 156,879
58 0 53 60 18 53 123 302,564
58 7 63 52 49 70 115 287,722
58 0 50 59 31 50 125 170,480
58 20 55 48 38 65 133 218,348
58 2 52 53 36 67 142 291,011
58 1 48 50 57 52 123 122,077
57 2 57 37 53 55 120 127,503
57 3 54 58 16 57 114 171,806
57 3 61 50 47 72 116 305,689
57 0 50 56 31 43 100 131,413
57 1 58 34 76 34 97 200,922
57 8 57 39 46 41 128 273,714
57 1 39 52 48 44 135 43,611
57 6 59 63 38 60 116 136,599
56 0 55 42 54 47 108 221,354
56 0 55 39 58 51 110 133,915
56 0 46 61 45 67 117 164,323
56 0 60 68 9 64 115 250,763
98. Traffic
56 6 45 53 27 63 122 384,761
56 4 50 66 26 45 126 135,066
56 0 44 41 70 32 132 48,547