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Genre: poetry

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Poetry music is a genre that blends spoken word poetry with music. It often features powerful and emotional lyrics that explore themes such as love, loss, and social justice. The genre has been influenced by a diverse range of poets, including those who have written in different languages and from different cultures. Some of the most notable poets associated with poetry music include those who have made significant contributions to literature, such as Joseph Conrad, Pablo Neruda, and Allen Ginsberg. Their works have inspired musicians to create music that is both thought-provoking and deeply moving.


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Richard Burton Reads the Poetry of John Donne
2009
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T.S. Eliot Reading Poems and Choruses - The 1955 London Caedmon Readings
1957
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Poems On the Radio
2012
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Robert Frost Reads His Poetry - The 1956 Caedmon Recordings
1957
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Poetry for the Beat Generation (with Steve Allen)
1959
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E.E. Cummings Reads His Own Poems - Volume Two (Remastered)
2012
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The Best of Edgar Allan Poe
2011
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Matthew Arnold - The Poetry
2012
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Pablo Neruda Lee a Pablo Neruda (Unabridged)
2009
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The Voice of Langston Hughes
1995
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Emily Dickinson - The Poetry
2011
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The Poet & The Piper
2003
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Spare Ass Annie And Other Tales
1993
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Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes & Peter Porter Read Their Poetry
2013

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List of poetry artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 37 5736
2 35 36684
3 30 11875
4 25 29711
5 19 21889
6 17 18835
7 16 19185
8 18 5705
9 18 13333
10 16 613
11 16 18879
12 13 4098
13 11 886
14 13 7471
15 11 9656
16 12 273
17 12 1626
18 11 6735
19 11 6408
20 3 2374
21 9 1283
22 7 2488
23 1 390
24 6 360
25 6 4251
26 5 1529
27 4 1339
28 4 1503
29 4 578
30 4 1239
31 4 418
32 3 1411
33 3 906
34 3 232
35 3 171
36 3 945
37 3 443
38 3 1518
39 3 1145
40 3 2714
41 3 954
42 3 239
43 2 190
44 2 470
45 1 342
46 2 120
47 2 1418
48 2 240
49 2 188
50 1 232
51 1 867
52 1 855
53 1 683
54 1 871
55 1 66
56 1 194
57 1 308
58 1 192
59 1 51
60 1 300
61 1 266
62 1 3389
63 1 672
64 1 505

poetry playlist created by Chosic

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