Folk Music German Folk Music Bands List

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List of German folk music bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as folk music solo artists from Germany are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great German music that you've never heard before. The folk music bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Germany. If you think the best German folk music band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List bands range from Nico to Tanita Tikaram.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular folk music bands from Germany?" and "Which folk music bands started in Germany?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Nico is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Pop music, Folk music, Folk rock

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Tanita Tikaram is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Pop music, Folk music

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Tarkan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Folk music

4
Reinhard Mey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Skiffle, Chanson, Folk music

5
Ayọ is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Folk music, Reggae, Soul music

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Joy Denalane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Folk music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

7
Clara Hill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

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Gerhard Gundermann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Rock music, Folk music

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Eric Fish is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Rock music, Folk music, European industrial metal

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Hans Söllner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Folk music, Reggae

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17 Hippies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Pop music, Folk music, World music

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Vargotah is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list German Folk Music Bands List
Traditional music, Industrial metal, Folk music