Genre: pre-war blues

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Pre-war blues music is a genre that emerged in the early 20th century and was popularized in the southern United States. It is characterized by its raw and emotional lyrics, often dealing with themes of love, loss, and hardship. The music is typically played on acoustic guitars and features a distinctive fingerpicking style. The genre was influential in the development of rock and roll and has been covered by countless artists over the years.

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List of pre-war blues artists

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

1 42 563266
2 24 66398
3 22 47636
4 20 22305
5 26 47242
6 9 3668
7 14 1369
8 10 1570
9 6 580
10 3 526
11 5 370
12 2 364
13 1 55
14 2 375
15 2 47
16 1 186
17 1 60

pre-war blues playlist created by Chosic

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