25 Awesome Folk Singers and Groups Bands/Musicians
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25 Awesome Folk Singers and Groups

Folk music’s been around forever but made its biggest splash during the 1960s and 1970s. It’s way different from anything you hear pop music-wise these days because music now has a lot of techno-gadgetry thrown in the mix and folk music is all about the voice and the lyrics with minimal instrument accompaniment. This list shows some of the most talented and influential performers of the music from today and yesterday. The photo is of the Carolina Chocolate Drops who aren't on this particular list but who are making a name for themselves as modern folk musicians.
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  1. 1
    Folk music, Spiritual, Jazz blues More
    One of the most powerful voices and inspiring talents in the history of folk music.
  2. 2
    Folk music, Folk rock, Talking blues More
    A folk music trailblazer.
  3. 3
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music More
    Dylan is so iconic as a musician-poet that his body of collected works get nominated every ... more
  4. 4
    Folk rock, Funk More
    This man who rocked Woodstock like nobody's business and still has people talking about it.
  5. 5
    Folk music, Folk rock More
  6. 6
    Americana, Pop music, Rock music More
  7. 7
    Sunshine pop, Rock music, Psychedelic pop More
  8. 8
    Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music More
  9. 9
    Spoken word, Gospel music, Blues More
  10. 10
    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music More
  11. 11
    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music More
    Has the soul of a true folk artist and the voice of a poet in love.
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  13. 13
    Folk music, Calypso music, Vocal music More
  14. 14
    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music More
    One of the most amazing singer/songwriter/guitarists of contemporary music.
  15. 15
    Blues-rock, Disco, Pop music More
  16. 16
    Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz More
  17. 17
    Rock music, Gospel music, Blues More
  18. 18
    Pop music, Folk music, Rock and roll More
  19. 19
    Indie, Folk rock, Alternative rock More
  20. 20
    Folk music More
  21. 21
    Synthpop, Sufi rock, Nasheed More
  22. 22
    Folk music, Spiritual, Musical theatre More
  23. 23
    Folk music More
    Early trailblazers and groundbreakers.
  24. 24
    Pop music, Folk music More
  25. 25
    Folk music, Folk rock More

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