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Top folk musicians: All

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Bob Dylan 22955
2 Neil Young (born 1945) 10592
3 Sufjan Stevens 8528
4 Leonard Cohen (born 1934) 8364
5 Beck 7228
6 Flight of the Conchords 7037
7 Cat Stevens 6353
8 Elliott Smith 6042
9 John Denver (1947–97) 5000
10 James Taylor 4825
11 The Band 4672
12 Joan Baez 4339
13 Joni Mitchell (born 1943) 4339
14 Tracy Chapman 4283
15 The Corrs 4123
16 Nick Drake 3961
17 Dropkick Murphys 3857
18 Boo Hewerdine 3355
19 Woody Guthrie (1912–67) 3088
20 Donovan 3070
21 Damien Rice 3009
22 Grey DeLisle 2887
23 Jim Croce (1943–73) 2873
24 Flogging Molly 2688
25 The Pogues 2645
26 Cass Elliot (1941–74) 2614
27 Gordon Lightfoot (born 1938) 2584
28 Pete Seeger 2535
29 Devendra Banhart 2503
30 Townes Van Zandt (1944–97) 2287
31 Suzanne Vega 2130
32 Conor Oberst 2109
33 Lead Belly (1888–1949) 2047
34 Ani DiFranco 1939
35 David Gray 1862
36 Tim Buckley (1947–75) 1781
37 Judy Collins 1768
38 Badly Drawn Boy 1756
39 Harry Chapin (1942–81) 1730
40 Richard Thompson 1670
41 Kirsty MacColl 1618
42 Billy Bragg 1593
43 The Dubliners 1466
44 John Prine 1445
45 Loudon Wainwright III (American expatriate) 1440
46 Harmonium 1389
47 M. Ward 1370
48 Arlo Guthrie 1364
49 Loreena McKennitt 1330
50 Sandy Denny 1315
51 Joan Armatrading 1303
52 Sarah Blasko 1272
53 Roger Miller (1936–92) 1250
54 Indigo Girls 1200
55 Melanie 1194
56 Burl Ives (1909–95) 1174
57 Fairport Convention 1077
58 Josh Ritter 1055
59 Janis Ian 959
60 The Waterboys (Ireland/Scotland) 951
61 Patty Griffin 914
62 Lisa Hannigan 907
63 Donavon Frankenreiter<!--need to reconcile folk with genres on his wiki page--> 902
64 Phil Ochs (1940–76) 902
65 Miriam Makeba 876
66 Buffy Sainte-Marie 866
67 Great Big Sea 846
68 Lucinda Williams 832
69 Roy Harper 827
70 Mary Chapin Carpenter 797
71 Nickel Creek 796
72 Steeleye Span 793
73 The Weepies 786
74 Gillian Welch 780
75 The Kingston Trio 766
76 Beth Orton 760
77 Lonnie Donegan 750
78 Matt Costa 731
79 Vic Chesnutt 728
80 Judee Sill (1944–79) 722
81 Mary Hopkin 712
82 Shawn Colvin 687
83 Kristen Hall 672
84 The Incredible String Band 668
85 Alan Lomax (1915–2002) 635
86 Richie Havens 634
87 Ladysmith Black Mambazo 626
88 Steve Goodman (1948–84) 600
89 Kasey Chambers 599
90 Bert Jansch 597
91 Mercedes Sosa 589
92 The Chieftains 577
93 Christy Moore 562
94 Robyn Hitchcock 546
95 Ralph McTell 536
96 Leo Kottke 516
97 Doc Watson 511
98 John Fahey (1939–2001) 509
99 Nanci Griffith 506
100 Bruce Cockburn 504
101 Stan Rogers (1949–1983) 496
102 Vashti Bunyan 461
103 Bic Runga 459
104 Whiskeytown 456
105 The Weavers 441
106 Malvina Reynolds (1900–78) 435
107 Joan Sebastian 410
108 Ron Sexsmith 401
109 Odetta (1930–2008) 396
110 Tom Paxton 386
111 Maria Muldaur 386
112 Dar Williams 373
113 Violeta Parra 368
114 Ewan MacColl (1915–1989) 365
115 Dave Van Ronk 362
116 Kate Rusby 346
117 The New Christy Minstrels 340
118 Ramblin' Jack Elliott 332
119 The Clancy Brothers 329
120 Ashley MacIsaac (born 1975) 327
121 Iris DeMent 324
122 Country Joe McDonald 316
123 Elvis Perkins 315
124 Emmy the Great 314
125 Sarah Harmer (born 1970) 314
126 Josh Rouse 312
127 Theodore Bikel 310
128 Victoria Williams 301
129 Michelle Shocked 299
130 William Elliott Whitmore 298
131 Linda Thompson (born 1948) 297
132 Jeffrey Lewis 296
133 Iain Matthews 292
134 Livingston Taylor 283
135 Loituma 276
136 Willy Mason 273
137 Sacha Distel 270
138 Maddy Prior 269
139 The Brothers Four 266
140 The Wolfe Tones 263
141 Cara Dillon 263
142 Davey Graham 262
143 Greg Brown 255
144 Great Lake Swimmers 254
145 Floyd Red Crow Westerman (1936–2007) 248
146 The Wailin' Jennys 246
147 Planxty 245
148 Fred Neil (1936–2001) 237
149 Josh White (1914–69) 223
150 Utah Phillips (1935–2008) 218
151 Alan Stivell 218
152 Natalie MacMaster 217
153 Martin Sexton 215
154 Fionn Regan 215
155 Rosie Thomas 214
156 Steve Forbert 214
157 The Corries 213
158 Teddy Thompson 211
159 Mary Black 210
160 Jesse Harris 210
161 Susan Aglukark (born 1967) 206
162 Martin Carthy 204
163 Ivan Rebroff 204
164 Tom Rush 203
165 Adamo (born 1943) 201
166 The Sandpipers 200
167 John Renbourn 197
168 Paul Brady 194
169 Narciso Yepes 193
170 Kate and Anna McGarrigle 192
171 Kathleen Edwards (born 1978) 191
172 Ellis Paul 188
173 Dick Burnett (1883–1977) 188
174 Oysterband 187
175 Luka Bloom 187
176 Elizabeth Cotten (1895–1987) 187
177 Mark O'Connor 185
178 Sayat-Nova 185
179 The Roches 184
180 David Bromberg 182
181 Langhorne Slim 182
182 Anne Briggs 181
183 Jesse Winchester (American expatriate) 180
184 Anais Mitchell 175
185 Jeremy Fisher 169
186 Mindy Smith 167
187 Mary Gauthier 166
188 Sally Oldfield 164
189 Hamilton Camp (1934–2005) 163
190 Andy White (born 1930) 162
191 The Hidden Cameras 160
192 The Waifs 158
193 Jack Rose 157
194 Cartola 157
195 Jonatha Brooke 156
196 Peggy Seeger 154
197 Djivan Gasparyan 153
198 The Highwaymen 150
199 Sharon Shannon 150
200 Blue King Brown 150
201 Dave Swarbrick 149
202 Liam Clancy 149
203 Ashley Hutchings 147
204 Tommy Makem 147
205 Eliza Carthy 145
206 Dan Bern 144
207 Eric Andersen 143
208 Dolores Keane 140
209 Chad Mitchell Trio 139
210 Sweet Honey in the Rock 139
211 Bobby Charles 138
212 John Tams 138
213 Chava Alberstein 138
214 Michael Hurley 137
215 Willie Nile 137
216 Brownie McGhee (1915–96) 137
217 Jean Ritchie 135
218 Eric Bogle 128
219 Altan 125
220 David Wilcox 125
221 John Wesley Harding 123
222 Davy Spillane 122
223 Murray McLauchlan 122
224 Hevia 121
225 Martin Simpson 118
226 Clifton Chenier 117
227 Sarah Lee Guthrie 116
228 Shirley Collins 116

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