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List of Folkways Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Folkways Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Folkways Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Folkways Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Folkways Records.

The list you're viewing is made up of different artists like Lucinda Williams and Pete Seeger.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Folkways Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Folkways Records?"

If any musical artists are missing from this Folkways Records artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (40 items)

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Art Tatum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Art Tatum Stride, Jazz

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Big Bill Broonzy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Big Bill Broonzy Chicago blues, Folk music, Spiritual

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Charlie Waller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Charlie Waller Bluegrass

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Clarence Ashley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Clarence Ashley Folk music

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Dave Van Ronk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Dave Van Ronk Ragtime, Folk music, Blues

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Doc Watson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Doc Watson Folk music, Bluegrass, Gospel music

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Dock Boggs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Dock Boggs Old-time music

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Elizabeth Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster

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Eric Von Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Eric Von Schmidt Folk music, Blues

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Frank Proffitt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Frank Proffitt

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Gil Turner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Gil Turner Folk music

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Gus Cannon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Gus Cannon Country blues

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Harley
Harley "Red" Allen Bluegrass, Country

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Harley Allen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Harley Allen Bluegrass, Country

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Hazel Dickens is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Hazel Dickens Folk music, Bluegrass

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Hobart Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Hobart Smith Old-time music

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Illapu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Illapu Andean music, Folk music, Latin American music

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Jazz Gillum is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Gillum Chicago blues

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Jean Ritchie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Jean Ritchie Folk music

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Joe Hickerson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Joe Hickerson

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John Duffey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
John Duffey Bluegrass, Country

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Kilby Snow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Kilby Snow

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Lightnin' Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Lightnin' Hopkins Electric blues, Country blues

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Lucinda Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Lucinda Williams Americana, Heartland rock, Rock music

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Mary Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Mary Lou Williams Third stream, Swing music, Hard bop

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Memphis Slim is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Memphis Slim Blues

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Mike Seeger is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Mike Seeger Folk music, Old-time music

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Míkis Theodorakis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Míkis Theodorakis Film score, 20th-century classical music

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Paul Clayton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Paul Clayton Folk music

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Peggy Seeger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Peggy Seeger Folk music

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Pete Seeger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Pete Seeger Folk music

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Peter La Farge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Peter La Farge Folk music

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Phil Ochs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Phil Ochs Folk music, Folk rock, Country

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Sis Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Sis Cunningham Folk music

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Sven-Bertil Taube is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster

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The Country Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
The Country Gentlemen Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass, Country

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The Fugs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
The Fugs Rock music, Experimental rock, Psychedelia

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The New Lost City Ramblers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
The New Lost City Ramblers Folk music, Old-time music

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Wade Ward is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Folkways Records Complete Artist Roster
Wade Ward Old-time music