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Genre: vintage old-time

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Vintage old-time music is a genre that emerged in the early 20th century and is characterized by its use of acoustic instruments such as banjos, fiddles, and guitars. The music often features upbeat rhythms and lively melodies that are meant to be danced to. The lyrics typically tell stories of everyday life and often include themes of love, loss, and hard work. The genre was popularized by a group of talented musicians who traveled the country performing at fairs, festivals, and other events. Their music continues to be celebrated today for its authenticity and charm.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Vintage Old-time genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1920s 1
1928 1
1930s 1
1931 1
1950s 3
1953 3
1960s 1
1962 1
1970s 7
1973 1
1975 4
1976 2
1990s 59
1993 1
1996 6
1997 20
1998 19
1999 13
2000s 32
2000 3
2001 1
2002 2
2003 1
2004 3
2005 7
2006 8
2007 3
2008 4
2010s 42
2010 2
2011 4
2012 5
2013 3
2014 7
2015 11
2017 5
2018 4
2019 1
2020s 11
2021 11
157 releases

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Most popular vintage old-time albums

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A Country Legacy 1930-1939: CD C
2002
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Polk Miller & His Old South Quartette
2008
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Henry Whitter (Doxy Collection)
2014
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The Skillet-Lickers Vol. 1 (1926-1927)
2000
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Blind Alfred Reed (1927-1929)
1998
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20 Golden Country & Lovin' Duets
1999
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Mountain Ballads and Old-Time Songs
1975
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Old Black Dog
2021
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Old Time Texas Fiddler
1998
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Music From South Turkey Creek
1976
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Textile Mill Blues
2015
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Country Music Pioneer
2011
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Presenting the Blue Sky Boys
2012
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Fiddlin John Carson Vol. 1 1923 - 1924
1997
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How Can A Broke Man Be Happy?
2003
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Frank Hutchison Vol 1 (1926-1929)
2014

vintage old-time music by decade

Explore vintage old-time history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of vintage old-time artists

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

vintage old-time playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular vintage old-time music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.