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The Best Polka Bands/Artists  

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Polka artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good polka 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 polka bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Polka 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 polka bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest polka bands of all time, since the most famous polka artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best polka music.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different artists like Red Hot Chili Peppers and "Weird Al" Yankovic. Downvote your least favorite artists and upvote the best ones to see your favorites rise to the top. Thumbs up artists you like -- Brave Combo and Slavko Avsenik for example.

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

The list includes all new polka 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 polka, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into polka 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 polka bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent polka bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best polka bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest polka 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 polka bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Eddie Blazonczyk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
MichaelVoytek added
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Polka Family Band is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
Donna Szczepanski added
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Frankie Yankovic and his Yanks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
MichaelVoytek added Slovenian-style polka
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Mountain Top Polka Band is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
Adam Bennett added Polka

Traditional Polka Band

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Walter Ostanek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
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Eddie Korosa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
MichaelVoytek added
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Jimmy Sturr is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
Rock music, Polka, Country
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Kiharakolmio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
Traditional music, Polka
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Brave Combo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
Indie pop, Worldbeat, Ska
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Schürzenjäger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
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Jim Pekol is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
Polka
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Slavko Avsenik is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
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Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music
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LENNY GOMULKA & CHICAGO PUSH is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
F Louise Bujanowski-Lauver added
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Walt Groller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
Polka
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Those Idiots is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
mdeputat added Polka

Rolka (Rok songs played as Polkas), Traditional Polka

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JOHN GORA BAND is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
F Louise Bujanowski-Lauver added
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John Stevens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
F Louise Bujanowski-Lauver added Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band
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POLISH CONNECTION is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
F Louise Bujanowski-Lauver added
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RAY JAY AND THE CAROUSELS is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
F Louise Bujanowski-Lauver added
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DYNABRASS is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
F Louise Bujanowski-Lauver added
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FREEZE DRIED BAND is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
F Louise Bujanowski-Lauver added
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TONY BLAZONCZYK'S NEW PHAZE is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
F Louise Bujanowski-Lauver added
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Don Lipovac is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
Traditional music, Folk music, Polka
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Polkacide is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Polka Bands/Artists
Polka, Punk rock