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Pantheon of Rock 'n Soul Artists

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Forefathers (1923-1952) | Nonperformers

Featured Artists

1953 - 1961
1962 - 1966
1967 - 1971
1972 - 1976
1977 - 1990
1991 - 2011
1 Ray Charles Bob Dylan Rolling Stones Stevie Wonder Bruce Springsteen
1 Chuck Berry Beatles James Brown Bob Marley/ Wailers U2
1 Elvis Presley Otis Redding Jimi Hendrix Led Zeppelin Prince
1 Aretha Franklin The Clash
The Who
2 Little Richard S Robinson/ Miracles Marvin Gaye/duets Al Green Public Enemy Radiohead
2 Buddy Holly Sam Cooke Van Morrison/ Them
Elvis Costello
2 Fats Domino Temptations Neil Young/ CSN&Y
Talking Heads
2 Beach Boys Creedence Clearwater

2 Sly & The Family Stone

3 Everly Brothers Curtis Mayfield/ Impressions John Lennon Parliament-Funkadelic Michael Jackson/J5 R.E.M.
3 Clyde McPhatter/ Drifters (1953-55) Byrds Eric Clapton/ Cream/ Derek & Dominos Steely Dan Fleetwood Mac Jack White/Stripes/ Raconteurs/Weather
3 Drifters (1959-64) Supremes Paul Simon/ Simon&Garfunkel David Bowie Run-D.M.C. Lucinda Williams
3 Jerry Lee Lewis Kinks Lou Reed/ Velvet Underground Joni Mitchell Madonna Arcade Fire
3 Bo Diddley
The Band Eagles Los Lobos Tom Waits
3 Roy Orbison
Carlos Santana
4 Dion/Belmonts (Young) Rascals Sam & Dave Patti Smith Pretenders Pearl Jam
4 Johnny Cash Yardbirds Tina Turner/Ike & Tina Elton John Tom Petty/ Heartbreakers OutKast
4 Jackie Wilson Four Tops Allman Brothers Band Bonnie Raitt The Police Jay-Z
4 Shirelles Wilson Pickett Janis Joplin

Kanye West
4 Platters Four Seasons

Steve Earle
4 Coasters
5 Hank Ballard & Midnighters Darlene Love/ Crystals Rod Stewart/Faces Jackson Browne Replacements Green Day
5 "5" Royales Animals Steve Winwood/ Spencer Davis Group Earth, Wind & Fire Neville Brothers Nirvana
5 Little Willie John Ronettes Doors Pink Floyd X Beck
5 Frankie Lymon & Teenagers Booker T & MGs Gram Parsons/ Flying Burrito Bros Dr. John Graham Parker 2Pac
5 Ruth Brown

Gladys Knight & Pips O'Jays John Mellencamp Eminem

Eric B. & Rakim
PJ Harvey
Grandmaster Flash Wilco
6 Bill Haley Lovin' Spoonful Buffalo Springfield Toots & The Maytals Sex Pistols M.I.A.
6 Clovers Martha & Vandellas Grateful Dead Lynyrd Skynyrd N.W.A. Ani DiFranco
6 LaVern Baker Righteous Brothers Meters War Blondie TV on the Radio
6 Carl Perkins Dick Dale Frank Zappa
Donna Summer A Tribe Called Quest
6 Eddie Cochran
Blasters Missy Elliott
6 Etta James
The Cars Yeah Yeah Yeahs
6 Duane Eddy

Hall & Oates The Roots
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