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Genre: washboard

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Parent Genre: jazz

Washboard music is a genre that incorporates the use of a washboard as a percussion instrument. It is often associated with folk and bluegrass music, and has a distinctively rustic and rootsy sound. The genre typically features acoustic instruments such as banjos, guitars, and fiddles, and often incorporates elements of Americana and country music. The washboard is used to create a rhythmic, percussive sound that adds a unique texture to the music.


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Popular washboard Songs


Most popular washboard albums

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These Changing Skies
2013
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Some Kind-A-Shake
2022
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The Washboard Rhythm Kings Vol. 3 - 1932-1933
1995
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The Holidays Are Coming
2011
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California Here We Come!
1994
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Queen Of Blues And Washboard
1999
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Presenting Washboard Sam
1935
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Scrub That Thing
2018
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Live At The 2023 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
2023
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The Even Dozen Jug Band
2005
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Classic Sessions Vol. 2
2015
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Futuristic Rhythm
2014

washboard music by decade

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List of washboard artists

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

washboard playlist created by Chosic

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