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Genre: french folk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

French folk music is a genre that is deeply rooted in the country's history and culture. It is characterized by its use of traditional instruments such as the accordion, guitar, and fiddle, and its lyrics often touch on themes of love, nature, and everyday life. The music is often upbeat and lively, with a strong emphasis on melody and rhythm. Many of the songs have been passed down through generations and are considered an important part of France's cultural heritage.


Most popular french folk artists

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Popular french folk Songs


Most popular french folk albums

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Les Fabulettes, vol. 9 : Joyeux Noël
2005
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Heritage - A Paris - Polydor (1949-1955)
2008
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Cantate pour louise michel
2007
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Chandeleur septante cinq
2013
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De concert et d'imprévu (Live)
1994
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Melocoton
1997
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Charmante Soirée Chez Mademoiselle Fleur
2006
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Voyages
2006
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Almanach
1976
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Poètes et chansons : "Le condamné à mort" de Jean Genet
2010
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Ex Nihilo Nihil Fit
2012
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One for the Road
2020
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Mezcal Fatal
2010
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L'Océan mène
2023
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Ma Petite
2019

french folk music by decade

Explore french folk history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of french folk artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 40 28242
2 26 2696
3 26 5595
4 25 4896
5 24 11355
6 20 10223
7 17 4154
8 17 1685
9 16 1446
10 15 2615
11 15 864
12 14 852
13 5 2190
14 11 1762
15 13 1108
16 13 1685
17 2 321
18 4 435
19 11 790
20 3 141
21 10 775
22 10 3647
23 2 501
24 2 438
25 1 205
26 9 998
27 9 1514
28 1 310
29 8 672
30 8 206
31 6 1349
32 8 1349
33 7 619
34 6 421
35 5 584
36 5 957
37 5 1360
38 5 616
39 5 294
40 3 369
41 4 396
42 4 601
43 4 1346
44 4 380
45 3 185
46 3 462
47 3 99
48 3 89
49 3 81
50 3 318
51 3 287
52 2 346
53 2 404
54 2 697
55 2 78
56 2 295
57 2 84
58 1 203
59 1 124
60 1 205
61 1 310
62 1 103
63 1 163
64 1 190
65 1 127
66 1 108
67 1 151

french folk playlist created by Chosic

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