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Genre: kentucky mountain folk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Kentucky mountain folk music is a traditional genre that originated in the Appalachian region of the United States. It is characterized by its use of acoustic instruments such as banjos, fiddles, and guitars, as well as its unique vocal style that often features high-pitched, nasal singing. The lyrics of Kentucky mountain folk songs often focus on themes of love, loss, and the struggles of rural life. This genre has been passed down through generations of families and has influenced many other styles of American folk music.


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List of kentucky mountain folk artists

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1 30 18887
2 20 13756
3 15 734
4 8 3564
5 2 671
6 4 1639
7 2 396
8 5 410
9 2 135
10 2 208
11 3 122
12 1 127
13 2 178
14 1 79
15 1 111

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