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Genre: nl folk

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NL folk music is a genre that originated in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is characterized by its lively and upbeat rhythms, often featuring the use of traditional instruments such as the accordion, fiddle, and guitar. The lyrics often tell stories of life in the coastal communities of Newfoundland, with themes of love, loss, and the sea. NL folk music has gained popularity in recent years, with many contemporary artists continuing to carry on the traditions of the genre.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Nl Folk genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1960s 9
1968 5
1969 4
1970s 10
1970 5
1971 2
1978 3
1990s 190
1990 1
1991 3
1992 1
1993 38
1994 3
1995 67
1996 20
1997 15
1998 35
1999 7
2000s 375
2000 31
2001 19
2002 36
2003 34
2004 13
2005 27
2006 33
2007 57
2008 76
2009 49
2010s 386
2010 55
2011 45
2012 53
2013 30
2014 46
2015 13
2016 26
2017 52
2018 35
2019 31
2020s 128
2020 37
2021 25
2022 26
2023 25
2024 15
1098 releases

Popular nl folk Songs


Top New nl folk Songs of 2024


Most popular nl folk albums

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Christmas
2004
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Tried and Trio
1990
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War Brides
2008
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Face To The Gale
1997
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Rum Ragged
2016
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Welcome Home
2024
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Lately Come Over
1997
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Forever Overhead
2019
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So Far So Good. The Best of The Irish Descendants
2007
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Seeds
2011
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Harry Hibbs At the Caribou Club
1968
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Dance and Sing
2002
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Newfoundland Songbook, Vol. 1: I Walk the Line - Truck Driving Man
2008
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Reel 'n' Roll
1993

nl folk music by decade

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

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List of nl folk artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 41 23452
2 47 111215
3 36 25023
4 36 4899
5 33 4849
6 33 7400
7 25 4899
8 29 48629
9 23 3845
10 25 15273
11 27 3799
12 16 3146
13 30 16519
14 24 2410
15 25 10941
16 34 4930
17 33 2699
18 32 5048
19 17 982
20 30 2231
21 29 1951
22 28 5325
23 23 1138
24 10 2321
25 22 2117
26 21 2131
27 21 1081
28 20 1647
29 9 241
30 18 2593
31 18 1022
32 5 741
33 8 880
34 18 924
35 17 835
36 16 1004
37 15 1866
38 15 831
39 15 1485
40 15 741
41 14 619
42 4 672
43 4 215
44 13 1765
45 12 2041
46 12 382
47 12 747
48 12 1451
49 11 626
50 11 1382
51 11 280
52 11 711
53 9 103
54 10 460
55 9 193
56 9 1442
57 8 502
58 8 436
59 8 721
60 8 641
61 8 606
62 7 49
63 7 57
64 7 456
65 7 275
66 7 490
67 7 162
68 7 318
69 6 853
70 6 63
71 6 121
72 4 631
73 6 229
74 5 124
75 5 97
76 5 719
77 5 254
78 5 131
79 4 69
80 4 53
81 4 1603
82 4 256
83 4 67
84 4 207
85 4 607
86 4 151
87 3 216
88 3 103
89 3 176
90 3 175
91 3 310
92 3 137
93 3 125
94 3 79
95 3 81
96 2 226
97 2 162
98 2 127
99 2 185
100 2 286

nl folk playlist created by Chosic

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