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Genre: jig and reel

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Parent Genre: World/Traditional

Jig and reel is a lively and energetic music genre that originated in Ireland and Scotland. It features fast-paced rhythms and intricate melodies played on traditional instruments such as fiddles, bagpipes, and accordions. The music is often accompanied by dancing, with the emphasis on footwork and rhythm. Jig and reel music has evolved over time and has been influenced by other genres such as bluegrass and country. Today, it is enjoyed by audiences all over the world and is often performed by virtuoso musicians who have mastered the art of playing these complex and challenging tunes.


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Popular jig and reel Songs


Most popular jig and reel albums

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The Girls Won't Leave The Boys Alone
2001
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Abyss
2016
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Year Of The Dog
2006
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Irish Traditional Fiddle Music - Reels and Jigs
1967
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The Blue Room
2017
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Reunion Concert
2001
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The Road North
1989
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A Man Apart
2012
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Barefoot on the Altar
1999
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Lookout For Hope
2002
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Atlantic Roar
2007
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Bundle and Go
1983
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Kitty's Rambles
2006

jig and reel music by decade

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List of jig and reel artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 32 14703
2 49 47954
3 25 1149
4 34 37399
5 27 3560
6 24 4630
7 23 6146
8 23 4467
9 36 18447
10 12 1377
11 29 7512
12 30 18000
13 12 1060
14 21 4984
15 13 320
16 13 1538
17 13 2247
18 32 6477
19 12 951
20 31 5845
21 9 355
22 9 267
23 9 136
24 28 1260
25 7 1146
26 24 5493
27 25 5091
28 27 814
29 27 6540
30 6 1218
31 5 546
32 19 2601
33 16 910
34 25 366
35 21 1452
36 18 298
37 9 2490
38 20 2569
39 3 703
40 17 2454
41 21 2126
42 1 393
43 1 180
44 18 2001
45 20 1797
46 9 1290
47 11 1483
48 13 1093
49 19 70
50 9 489
51 10 1334
52 12 1948
53 9 1262
54 11 1615
55 17 2716
56 17 940
57 10 932
58 15 1387
59 15 774
60 6 797
61 5 691
62 6 954
63 6 954
64 11 427
65 13 1048
66 4 724
67 4 416
68 4 805
69 9 476
70 10 258
71 12 1514
72 11 754
73 3 1106
74 11 831
75 4 109
76 3 175
77 1 171
78 9 1211
79 9 721
80 9 457
81 8 982
82 8 936
83 7 277
84 7 789
85 1 81
86 7 669
87 6 503
88 6 71
89 6 229
90 6 1468
91 5 522
92 5 470
93 5 589
94 3 658
95 3 377
96 3 634
97 2 295
98 1 77
99 1 343

jig and reel playlist created by Chosic

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