traditional folk playlist created by Chosic

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List of traditional folk artists

Here is a list of traditional folk artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the traditional folk genre. You can find out what traditional folk 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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