This is a list of musicians who have both significant folk and rock elements in their music, even if they are not considered primarily folk rock artists.
While folk music has been around for as long as spoken word music itself, folk rock rose became popular during the 1960s and hasn't really looked back since. Rising to prominence in the U.S. and UK during this time, folk rock artists were among the first rock stars.
"Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel
This folk rock duo won ten Grammy Awards during the course of their career.
List of 100 Greatest Folk Rock Recording Artists as compiled by digitaldreamdoor.com
Folk rock originates from... you guessed it, folk music. Folk rock hit the mainstream thanks to The Animals 1964 hit "House of the Rising Sun," a song that dates back to the late 19th century. Their success was followed by some of the best remembered artists in the genre including Bob Dylan.
From the 1970 album " Déjà Vu"
This folk rock supergroup was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.
These albums, for the most part, were all released in the last 15 years, and highlight the incredible diversity of artists working within the contemporary “progressive folk” scene. Consider adding a few to your indie rock collection—you never know when murder ballads might explode into popularity overnight.
List of the 100 Greatest Folk Rock Songs as compiled by digitaldreamdoor.com
"I Will Wait" by Mumford & Sons
Mumford & Sons won "Album of the Year" at the 2013 Grammy Awards for their album Babel.