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The Best New Folk Songs of 2020

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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.

list ordered by
  • Dreamsicle 
    1

    Dreamsicle 

  • The Drifter 
    2

    The Drifter 

  • Heaven's Nail and Hammer 
    3

    Heaven's Nail and Hammer 

  • Migration of Souls 
    4

    Migration of Souls 

  • Under The Table 
    5

    Under The Table 

  • All In It Together 
    6

    All In It Together 

  • God Bless the Child
    7

    God Bless the Child

  • When My Fever Breaks 
    8

    When My Fever Breaks 

  • Only Children 
    9

    Only Children 

  • Murder Most Foul
    10

    Murder Most Foul

  • Baby Talk 
    11

    Baby Talk 

  • Velvet Red
    12

    Velvet Red

  • Feel
    13

    Feel

  • A Vision
    14

    A Vision

  • You've Got To Be Carefully Taught
    15

    You've Got To Be Carefully Taught

  • Strangers 
    16

    Strangers 

  • All Or Nothing 
    17

    All Or Nothing 

  • Escape 
    18

    Escape 

  • Big Black Train 
    19

    Big Black Train 

  • Today and Tomorrow (from Disney's Stargirl)
    20

    Today and Tomorrow (from Disney's Stargirl)

  • I Got So High That I Saw Jesus
    21

    I Got So High That I Saw Jesus

  • Gaslighter
    22

    Gaslighter

  • Break the Rules
    23

    Break the Rules

  • North Star
    24

    North Star

  • Out on the Waters
    25

    Out on the Waters