Top European Folk Music Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
1195
Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Bulgarian Folk Music 1975
2
1355
The Pentangle Basket of Light Folk Baroque British Folk Rock 1969
3
1754
Planxty Planxty Irish Folk Music 1973
4
1758
Van Morrison & The Chieftains Irish Heartbeat Celtic Folk Music 1988
5
1940
Camarón La leyenda del tiempo Flamenco Nuevo 1979
6
1969
Ketama/Toumani Diabaté/Danny Thompson Songhai Flamenco Nuevo African Folk Music, Songhai Music 1988
7
1973
Pata Negra Blues de la frontera Flamenco Nuevo 1988
8
2440
Kiko Veneno Échate un cantecito Rumba Flamenca Singer/Songwriter 1992
9
2492
Veneno Veneno Flamenco Nuevo Andalusian Rock 1977
10
2751
Planxty The Well Below the Valley Irish Folk Music 1973
11
2796
Bert Jansch Bert Jansch Folk Baroque Singer/Songwriter 1965
12
2893
The Chieftains The Chieftains 4 Irish Folk Music 1973

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
The Pentangle Sweet Child Folk Baroque British Folk Rock, Progressive Folk 1968
Andy Irvine & Paul Brady Andy Irvine & Paul Brady Celtic Folk Music Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter 1976
The Bothy Band The Bothy Band/1975 Irish Folk Music 1975
Shirley Collins & Davy Graham Folk Roots, New Routes Folk Baroque 1964
Nic Jones Penguin Eggs English Folk Music Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter 1980
Dick Gaughan Handful of Earth Scottish Folk Music 1981
Bert Jansch Jack Orion Folk Baroque 1966
Steeleye Span Please to See the King English Folk Music British Folk Rock 1971
Shirley & Dolly Collins Love, Death & the Lady English Folk Music 1970
Altan Island Angel Irish Folk Music 1993
Taraf de Haidouks Band of Gypsies L?ut?reasc? 2001
Shirley Collins Lodestar English Folk Music 2016
Christy Moore Ride On Celtic Folk Music Contemporary Folk 1984
Eliza Carthy Red Rice English Folk Music Contemporary Folk 1998
Rosalía Los ángeles Flamenco Nuevo 2017