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Genre: western saharan folk

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Western Saharan folk music is a genre that is deeply rooted in the culture and traditions of the Sahrawi people. It is characterized by the use of traditional instruments such as the tinde drum and the tidinit guitar, as well as call-and-response vocals. The music often reflects the struggles and hardships faced by the Sahrawi people, including their fight for independence and their nomadic way of life. The genre has gained international recognition in recent years, with artists blending traditional sounds with modern influences to create a unique and powerful sound.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Western Saharan Folk genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1990s 5
1998 5
2000s 78
2001 13
2002 3
2003 3
2004 12
2005 10
2006 11
2007 7
2009 19
2010s 134
2011 14
2012 14
2014 22
2015 15
2016 17
2017 31
2019 21
2020s 31
2021 6
2022 8
2023 12
2024 5
248 releases

Popular western saharan folk Songs


Most popular western saharan folk albums

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Elwan
2017
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Mawja
2024
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El Aaiun Egdat
2012
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Djazaïr Johara
2001
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Tiris
2019
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Sáhara, Tierra Mía
1998
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Polisario Vencerá
1998
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Maroc - Morocco: Southern Music / Musiques du Sud (Air Mail Music Collection)
2007
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Western Sahara (Original Score)
2007
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Sandtracks
2011
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Cançons I Danses Populars del Front Polisario
2015

western saharan folk music by decade

Explore western saharan folk history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of western saharan folk artists

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

western saharan folk playlist created by Chosic

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