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The Best New Folk Songs of 2020 

Coley Reed
Updated March 28, 2020 409 votes 39 voters 50 items

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Here are the best new folk songs of 2020. This list of recent folk songs features the hottest folk bands and artists right now, including Little Big Town and the Lil Smokies. Famous folk music artists, such as James Taylor, have consistently topped the folk charts with their popular folk songs, so their newest folk songs are sure to be considered among the best folk songs of the year. However, many of the top folk songs in 2020 are coming from new folk artists and groups, like Margo Price and the recently formed folk supergroup Bonny Light Horseman.

What are your top 10 folk songs of 2020? Which folk musicians are responsible for the best folk songs of the year 2020?

Vote up the best folk music songs of 2020 below, and be sure to add any that you feel we may have missed.

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White Owl Red
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White Owl Red
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Midnight Skyracer
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James Taylor
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John Moreland
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Blackie & The Rodeo Kings
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Dixie Chicks
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Ratboys
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Maya Hawke
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Siv Jakobsen
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Andy Shauf
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Hamilton Leithauser
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Joshua Hyslop
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Mick Flannery, SON
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The Dead Tongues
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Nathaniel Rateliff
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Sierra Hull
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Chris Cresswell
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Phoebe Bridgers
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James Taylor
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James Taylor
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