Best Folk Songs

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Best songs that are part of the folk genre. could be plain folk, folk rock, or any other sub/fusion genres(inculding talking blues). this list is based off of recordings by popular artists, not traditional folk songs. for example, house of the rising sun as a traditional folk song wouldn't be on this list. instead, this list has house of the rising sun-the animals. it could also have a different recording of the same song, for example house of the rising sun-bob dylan

The Top Ten

1 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
2 Visions of Johanna - Bob Dylan
3 Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan

It's a great song.But it's not totally folk.kinda sounds like rock - zxm

4 Both Sides Now - Joni Mitchell
5 House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
6 This Land is Your Land - Woody Guthrie
7 The Boxer - Simon and Garfunkel
8 Sloop John B - The Beach Boys
9 Winds of the Old Days - Joan Baez
10 Diamonds and Rust - Joan Baez

The Newcomers

? Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
? The A Team - Ed Sheeran

The Contenders

11 El Condor Pasa - Simon and Garfunkel

Music was written by the Peruvian composer Daniel Alomía Robles and was based on Andean folk songs. - Metal_Treasure

12 American Pie - Don McLean
13 Where Have All the Flowers Gone - Pete Seeger
14 The Times They are Changing - Bob Dylan
15 The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald - Gordon Lightfoot
16 Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - Joan Baez
17 Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - The Plebs
18 Whiskey in the Jar - Thin Lizzy

This is the rock version - Metal_Treasure

19 Whiskey in the Jar - Metallica

This is the metal version - Metal_Treasure

20 Diamonds and Rust - Judas Priest

This song came to me thanks to this cover. - Metal_Treasure

21 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
22 Old Man - Neil Young
23 Born - Over the Rhine
24 Moving Parts - Trixie Mattel
25 Fire and Rain - James Taylor

By far the best.

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Top Remixes

1. Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
2. Visions of Johanna - Bob Dylan
3. The Boxer - Simon and Garfunkel
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1. This Land is Your Land - Woody Guthrie
2. Visions of Johanna - Bob Dylan
3. Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
zxm
1. Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
2. Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
3. Visions of Johanna - Bob Dylan
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