The Best Electric Folk Bands/Artists

Electric folk artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good electric folk bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top electric folk bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Electric folk groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all electric folk bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest electric folk bands of all time, since the most famous electric folk artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best electric folk music.

You can click on the electric folk band names to see more information about that particular notable electric folk group. If they're near the top of the best electric folk artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top electric folk bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the electric folk band names themselves.

You can rank all of these artists, from Richard Thompson to Simon Nicol. Any artists you vote for have a better chance of becoming the number one item. Give a thumbs down to artists like Sandy Denny and Gerry Conway if you don't like them and a thumbs up if you do.

All important, significant and iconic names in electric folk music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new electric folk bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of electric folk, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into electric folk music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good electric folk bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent electric folk bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best electric folk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest electric folk musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular electric folk bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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