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Genre: old-time fiddle

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Old-time fiddle music is a traditional genre that originated in rural communities of North America. It is characterized by its lively and upbeat tempo, with the fiddle serving as the lead instrument. The music often features intricate melodies and harmonies, and is played with a strong emphasis on rhythm and improvisation. The genre has a rich history, with roots in Celtic, African, and Native American music. Today, it continues to be celebrated by musicians and fans alike, with many contemporary artists carrying on the tradition.


Most popular old-time fiddle artists

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Popular old-time fiddle Songs


Most popular old-time fiddle albums

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Transatlantic Sessions - Series 3: Volume One
2007
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Workin's Too Hard
2017
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When the Sun Comes Up
2018
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The Rose City Sessions
2016
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The New Faith
2022
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Steal the Blue
2008
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Rockridge Hollerin'
2008
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Time and Place
2019
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Brittany Haas
2009
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While You Were Slumbering
2022
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I've Got a Bulldog
2012
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Hogslop String Band
2019
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Old Time, New Times
1994
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Red Clay Country
2006

old-time fiddle music by decade

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List of old-time fiddle artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 24 5940
2 22 6625
3 21 4062
4 34 7075
5 8 2031
6 7 1632
7 2 675
8 22 2856
9 24 14041
10 3 961
11 1 614
12 5 1183
13 22 4268
14 2 612
15 1 380
16 20 253
17 18 1094
18 17 244
19 17 3304
20 4 565
21 15 4787
22 5 1098
23 13 1444
24 13 1282
25 12 754
26 3 417
27 12 1847
28 2 364
29 4 248
30 10 1100
31 1 296
32 1 176
33 2 285
34 7 813
35 8 1592
36 6 1063
37 4 582
38 7 857
39 7 62
40 3 122
41 5 52
42 5 741
43 5 1065
44 5 565
45 5 453
46 5 1302
47 5 256
48 1 127
49 4 371
50 4 541
51 1 200
52 3 414
53 3 222
54 3 587
55 3 561
56 3 266
57 3 334
58 2 401
59 3 784
60 3 514
61 2 140
62 2 161
63 2 44
64 2 382
65 2 138
66 2 129
67 2 482
68 2 52
69 2 46
70 2 463
71 2 328
72 2 208
73 2 467
74 1 70
75 1 292
76 1 123
77 1 138
78 1 403
79 1 43
80 1 59
81 1 73
82 1 53
83 1 97
84 1 48
85 1 16
86 1 151
87 1 13
88 1 1123

old-time fiddle playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular old-time fiddle music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.