Folky fun: traditional, folk rock and folk influenced music

A Listmania! list by Memedragon "memewan"
 
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
1.  I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight by Linda Thompson
The list author says:
  "Beautifully bleak and lamenting, but with some upbeat moments"
£7.72   Used & New from: £3.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Pink Moon
2.  Pink Moon by Nick Drake
The list author says:
  "Nick Drake's extremely introspective last album, and in my opinion his best"
£10.05   Used & New from: £0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

Underneath The Stars
3.  Underneath The Stars by Kate Rusby
The list author says:
  "A great mix of traditional and new songs, Kate Rusby has one of the most beautiful voices around"
£9.00   Used & New from: £6.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Back to Basics
4.  Back to Basics by Billy Bragg
The list author says:
  "Billy Bragg and his guitar, simple and brilliant"
£29.99   Used & New from: £4.68
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion
5.  The 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion by Incredible String Band
The list author says:
  "An album full of psychadelic creativity, whimsical stories, great songwriting and top quality musicianship. A real classic."
£7.96   Used & New from: £2.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Basket of Light
6.  Basket of Light by Pentangle
The list author says:
  "A nice, upbeat, retro folk album, Bert Janch's guitar prowess takes the genre somewhere new and interesting."
Used & New from: £5.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Anglicana
7.  Anglicana by Eliza Carthy
The list author says:
  "Eliza Carthy manages to experiement with traditional folk music whilst staying extremely true to the sense and feel of it. An excellent album."
£8.94   Used & New from: £1.91
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Songs From The Wood
8.  Songs From The Wood by Jethro Tull
The list author says:
  "A folk rock masterpiece, drawing on paganism and British folklore for many of it's themes."
£6.99   Used & New from: £2.83
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Cold Frontier
9.  Cold Frontier by Show Of Hands
The list author says:
  "An album that feels at once modern and traditional, songs about rural life and fights in strange towns sit comfortably side by side."
£9.21   Used & New from: £6.80
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Visit
10.  The Visit by Loreena McKennitt
The list author says:
  "Haunting, atmospheric and utterly beautiful"
£21.54   Used & New from: £3.95
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Murder Ballads
11.  Murder Ballads by Nick Cave
The list author says:
  "Ok, not strictly folk, but this album uses the ballad form often found in folk music and gives it a sometimes funny, often extremely dark twist."
£19.98   Used & New from: £2.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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