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Genre: traditional english folk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Traditional English folk music is a genre that has been passed down through generations, often featuring acoustic instruments such as fiddles, banjos, and guitars. The music is characterized by its storytelling nature, with lyrics often depicting tales of love, loss, and life in rural England. The genre has seen a resurgence in recent years, with modern artists putting their own spin on traditional tunes while still staying true to the roots of the genre.


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Most popular traditional english folk albums

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Hide and Hair
2018
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songdreaming
2024
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The Longshot
2010
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Early Days
2006
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20 Folk Classics
2009
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Hold Fast
2020
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Hills
2017
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Never Forget
2014
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Mount the Air
2015
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Kaleidophonica
2011
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The Fragile
2012
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Let the Wind Blow High or Low
1995
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Wrackline
2020
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Adelphi Has to Fly
2011
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The Brown Girl and Other Folk Songs
2022

traditional english folk music by decade

Explore traditional english folk history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of traditional english folk artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 30 41806
2 24 10758
3 34 4076
4 14 3225
5 11 4455
6 17 5444
7 14 2108
8 14 881
9 13 5102
10 25 5382
11 25 1615
12 16 941
13 8 3060
14 7 4206
15 20 7464
16 19 5029
17 6 1810
18 18 3949
19 4 1538
20 15 2965
21 14 1671
22 14 2605
23 12 1652
24 12 1565
25 9 1342
26 8 2247
27 7 680
28 7 743
29 6 463
30 6 1502
31 6 1266
32 5 1405
33 3 1131
34 3 574
35 2 389
36 1 489
37 1 230
38 1 299
39 38 23197
40 31 19761
41 27 8839
42 18 976
43 10 918
44 23 8623
45 21 2647
46 21 3959
47 20 6463
48 18 1797
49 17 5115
50 16 3513
51 15 2568
52 15 189
53 15 2789
54 14 2771
55 13 5507
56 13 2890
57 13 1510
58 11 263
59 3 955
60 2 467
61 7 957
62 8 1313
63 8 2127
64 8 351
65 7 168
66 6 328
67 7 1100
68 6 1475
69 5 813
70 5 546
71 5 938
72 5 47
73 4 142
74 4 183
75 4 733
76 3 281
77 2 482
78 2 336
79 1 67
80 1 186
81 1 1072
82 1 475

traditional english folk playlist created by Chosic

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