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Genre: okinawan folk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Okinawan folk music is a traditional genre that originated in the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. It is characterized by its use of traditional instruments such as the sanshin and taiko drums, as well as its unique vocal style. The music often tells stories of the island's history and culture, with themes of love, nature, and daily life. Modern Okinawan folk music incorporates elements of pop, rock, and jazz, creating a fusion sound that is both traditional and contemporary.


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Most popular okinawan folk albums

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Confidence
2006
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沖縄の風
2004
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Mulan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2020
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ユライ花
2007
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でーじ、かりゆし
2009
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結 ~ベスト&コラボレーション~
2012
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Sandra’s Son
2022
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なーらび
1995
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思春期
1992
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OKINAMERICA
2012
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げんちゃんのカチャーチどんどん
1998
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ハナダイロ
2006
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BATANCHI banshiloo side
2013
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裸足 からびさー
2007
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チェレン
1995
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若夏沖繩料理屋
2004

okinawan folk music by decade

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List of okinawan folk artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 38 74890
2 31 69384
3 52 1198389
4 38 122866
5 44 146465
6 32 33029
7 18 2662
8 25 6505
9 25 16845
10 49 42597
11 19 12944
12 17 6322
13 16 2400
14 15 2773
15 14 1780
16 14 1283
17 26 7281
18 10 339
19 9 447
20 7 38
21 6 75
22 6 374
23 5 115
24 4 420
25 4 106
26 4 89
27 4 57
28 3 82
29 3 74
30 3 620
31 15 1978
32 15 1774
33 10 1541
34 10 5829
35 6 2046
36 17 4368
37 4 299
38 15 944
39 13 1852
40 9 280
41 9 181
42 8 1672
43 8 384
44 7 691
45 6 109
46 6 57
47 4 210
48 4 73
49 3 127
50 2 81
51 2 31
52 2 50
53 2 63
54 2 64
55 2 46
56 2 52
57 1 160
58 1 25
59 1 14
60 1 25
61 1 42
62 1 57
63 1 40

okinawan folk playlist created by Chosic

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