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Genre: roots rock

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Roots rock is a genre of music that blends elements of rock and roll with traditional folk, blues, and country music. It often features raw, stripped-down instrumentation and lyrics that focus on personal experiences and social issues. This genre has been popularized by artists who have a deep appreciation for American roots music and have incorporated it into their own unique sound.


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List of roots rock artists

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

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1 58 1069271
2 57 277700
3 61 779260
4 42 259127
5 68 6311103
6 52 441303
7 55 1628550
8 38 136311
9 53 403586
10 36 143877
11 43 393770
12 51 201674
13 48 239793
14 45 300143
15 51 173499
16 50 324071
17 49 212480
18 52 215199
19 42 39695
20 53 398044
21 30 35718
22 36 47268
23 40 89456
24 53 230314
25 50 400383
26 37 146046
27 56 523664
28 58 2834349
29 53 565539
30 37 27943
31 30 38299
32 38 102313
33 28 43514
34 59 758838
35 24 31745
36 40 115857
37 57 731269
38 69 3918093
39 36 85368
40 27 11991
41 29 18851
42 27 34185
43 25 47801
44 45 199694
45 47 338977
46 23 14892
47 30 79794
48 42 94894
49 46 220796
50 51 538513
51 37 76421
52 36 75437
53 33 42364
54 25 77903
55 33 31463
56 22 13447
57 22 19398
58 33 22785
59 45 134118
60 28 25909
61 49 237197
62 44 100995
63 26 14029
64 26 18292
65 53 113729
66 45 129655
67 30 23799
68 21 10157
69 54 153242
70 18 7950
71 31 73351
72 16 17493
73 38 93015
74 36 45308
75 32 47838
76 34 24943
77 31 26995
78 26 18413
79 24 15136
80 24 30514
81 24 9655
82 20 10027
83 19 5394
84 19 15373
85 17 5167
86 17 6952
87 15 7330
88 7 2416

roots rock playlist created by Chosic

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