Acclaimed Music - The 500 Most Recommended Artists of the '60s

The 500 Most Recommended Artists of the '60s


1 The Beatles
2 Bob Dylan
3 The Rolling Stones
4 The Beach Boys
5 Jimi Hendrix
6 The Velvet Underground
7 The Byrds
8 The Who
9 Aretha Franklin
10 John Coltrane
11 The Kinks
12 Otis Redding
13 James Brown
14 The Doors
15 The Band
16 Led Zeppelin
17 Elvis Presley
18 Creedence Clearwater Revival
19 Van Morrison
20 Simon and Garfunkel
21 Sly and the Family Stone
22 Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention
23 The Supremes
24 Cream
25 Sam Cooke
26 Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
27 Miles Davis
28 Marvin Gaye
29 Ray Charles
30 Jefferson Airplane
31 Roy Orbison
32 Pink Floyd
33 Love
34 Dusty Springfield
35 Charles Mingus
36 Leonard Cohen
37 Four Tops
38 Johnny Cash
39 The Ronettes
40 The Temptations
41 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
42 Buffalo Springfield
43 Nico
44 Ike and Tina Turner
45 The Stooges
46 Stan Getz
47 The Animals
48 Neil Young
49 The Righteous Brothers
50 Martha and The Vandellas
51 Fairport Convention
52 Small Faces
53 The Drifters
54 King Crimson
55 The Crystals
56 The Zombies
57 Nick Drake
58 Bill Evans
59 The Shangri-La's
60 The Mamas and the Papas
61 The Impressions
62 Procol Harum
63 The Flying Burrito Brothers
64 Etta James
65 MC5
66 Ornette Coleman
67 Ben E. King
68 B.B. King
69 The Monkees
70 Them
71 Janis Joplin/Big Brother and The Holding Company
72 Patsy Cline
73 Wilson Pickett
74 Serge Gainsbourg
75 Howlin' Wolf
76 Grateful Dead
77 Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Young)
78 Frank Sinatra
79 The Kingsmen
80 The Shirelles
81 Sam & Dave
82 Tim Buckley
83 Scott Walker
84 Traffic
85 Booker T. & The MG's
86 The Jackson 5
87 Dionne Warwick
88 Glen Campbell
89 The Lovin' Spoonful
90 Duke Ellington
91 Yardbirds
92 Herbie Hancock
93 Del Shannon
94 Donovan
95 Dion
96 13th Floor Elevators
97 Fleetwood Mac
98 Eric Dolphy
99 Nancy Sinatra
100 David Bowie
101 The Rascals
102 Spencer Davis Group
103 Os Mutantes
104 Blood, Sweat & Tears
105 Percy Sledge
106 Chuck Berry
107 The Everly Brothers
108 Bobby Bland
109 Muddy Waters
110 Desmond Dekker
111 Wayne Shorter
112 Stevie Wonder
113 Steppenwolf
114 Jeff Beck
115 Isaac Hayes
116 The Moody Blues
117 Wes Montgomery
118 Laura Nyro
119 John Mayall
120 The Four Seasons
121 Albert King
122 Lee Morgan
123 Jackie Wilson
124 The Troggs
125 Albert Ayler
126 The Box Tops
127 The Isley Brothers
128 Joe Cocker
129 The Shadows
130 The Sonics
131 Moby Grape
132 Antônio Carlos Jobim
133 Nina Simone
134 Quicksilver Messenger Service
135 Question Mark and the Mysterians
136 The Incredible String Band
137 Solomon Burke
138 Oliver Nelson
139 João Gilberto
140 The Walker Brothers
141 Tammy Wynette
142 Jimmy Cliff
143 The Chiffons
144 Blind Faith
145 The Pretty Things
146 Sun Ra
147 Phil Spector
148 Dr. John
149 Chubby Checker
150 The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
151 Cecil Taylor
152 Harry Nilsson
153 Thelonious Monk
154 Dexter Gordon
155 Country Joe & The Fish
156 Merle Haggard
157 Terry Riley
158 Max Roach
159 Fred Neil
160 The Soft Machine
161 Gil Evans
162 James Carr
163 Tommy James and The Shondells
164 Jimmy Giuffre
165 Tim Hardin
166 Henry Mancini
167 Little Eva
168 Lee Hazlewood
169 The Pentangle
170 Louis Armstrong
171 Iron Butterfly
172 Bobbie Gentry
173 Bobby Fuller Four
174 Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs
175 Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels
176 Jan and Dean
177 Caetano Veloso
178 The Dixie Cups
179 The Easybeats
180 Joan Baez
181 The Left Banke
182 Art Blakey
183 Jacques Dutronc
184 The United States of America
185 Jerry Lee Lewis
186 Eric Clapton
187 John Lennon
188 The Marvelettes
189 Bee Gees
190 Santana
191 Sonny Rollins
192 Jimmy Reed
193 The Tornados
194 Mary Wells
195 Sonny and Cher
196 Horace Silver
197 Van Dyke Parks
198 Jr. Walker & The All Stars
199 John Lee Hooker
200 Alexander Skip Spence
201 Dick Dale
202 The Count Five
203 Michel Polnareff
204 The Delfonics
205 Can
206 Archie Shepp
207 Peter, Paul and Mary
208 The Contours
209 Bob Marley and The Wailers
210 Gene Chandler
211 Junior Wells
212 The Searchers
213 Thunderclap Newman
214 Judy Garland
215 Aaron Neville
216 Andrew Hill
217 Manfred Mann
218 The Electric Prunes
219 The Trashmen
220 The Surfaris
221 Barbara
222 Millie
223 Toots and The Maytals
224 The Hollies
225 Chicago
226 Richard Harris
227 The Edwin Hawkins Singers
228 Archie Bell & The Drells
229 Hank Mobley
230 The Ventures
231 Johnny Kidd and The Pirates
232 Roberta Flack
233 Tammi Terrell
234 Norman Greenbaum
235 Petula Clark
236 Canned Heat
237 Monks
238 Roger Miller
239 Françoise Hardy
240 Jane Birkin
241 Magic Sam
242 Lorraine Ellison
243 Lesley Gore
244 The Chantays
245 Gene Pitney
246 The Turtles
247 Chick Corea
248 The Marcels
249 Brenda Lee
250 The Jaynetts
251 Bloomfield - Kooper - Stills
252 Peter Brötzmann
253 Arthur Conley
254 Joe Henderson
255 Oscar Peterson
256 The 5th Dimension
257 Rahsaan Roland Kirk
258 Pierre Henry & Michel Colombier
259 The Meters
260 McCoy Tyner
261 Ketty Lester
262 The Allman Brothers Band
263 Rick Nelson
264 Pearls Before Swine
265 Jorge Ben
266 Joe Tex
267 Barry McGuire
268 Jimmy Ruffin
269 The Seeds
270 Jimmy Smith
271 Jerry Butler
272 Freddie King
273 Jackie McLean
274 Eddie Floyd
275 Phil Ochs
276 Barbra Streisand
277 Larry Young
278 George Jones
279 Dinah Washington
280 Charles Aznavour
281 The Stanley Brothers
282 The Tony Williams Lifetime
283 Freddie Hubbard
284 Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs
285 Family
286 Tom Rush
287 Spirit
288 Ernie K-Doe
289 Kaleidoscope (US)
290 Kevin Ayers
291 Bert Jansch
292 Jethro Tull
293 Jacques Brel
294 Fontella Bass
295 Fats Domino
296 Dave Clark Five
297 Peggy Lee
298 Brook Benton
299 Jackie DeShannon
300 Tom Jones
301 The Association
302 Tony Bennett
303 Ennio Morricone
304 Silver Apples
305 Steve Miller Band
306 The Millennium
307 Pete Seeger
308 The Skatalites
309 John Barry Orchestra
310 The Showmen
311 The Foundations
312 Joe South
313 Bobby Bare
314 Blue Cheer
315 Loretta Lynn
316 Georges Brassens
317 George Russell
318 Arthur Brown
319 The Standells
320 Claudine Clark
321 Brigitte Bardot
322 Gary "U.S." Bonds
323 Sir Douglas Quintet
324 Little Anthony and The Imperials
325 Karen Dalton
326 William Bell
327 The Jive Five
328 Henri Salvador
329 Tony Joe White
330 The Mar-Keys
331 Boz Scaggs
332 Herman's Hermits
333 Johnnie Taylor
334 Skip James
335 Mel Tormé
336 Darlene Love
337 Pharoah Sanders
338 Wynton Kelly
339 Neil Diamond
340 Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity
341 Lee Dorsey
342 Marianne Faithfull
343 Gal Costa
344 Gilberto Gil
345 Nara Leão
346 Tom Zé
347 Paul Revere & The Raiders
348 The Knickerbockers
349 The Archies
350 Bobby Vee
351 Shirley Bassey
352 The Youngbloods
353 Rufus Thomas
354 Shivkumar Sharma, Brijbushan Kabra & Hariprasad Chaurasi
355 Garnet Mimms
356 John McLaughlin
357 Joni Mitchell
358 The Creation
359 The Rivingtons
360 Los Gatos
361 Barbara Lewis
362 Cannonball Adderley
363 Edith Piaf
364 The Red Krayola
365 The Dovells
366 Merrilee Rush
367 Arthur Alexander
368 Sonny Boy Williamson (II)
369 Ella Fitzgerald
370 Bob & Earl
371 Rod Stewart
372 Grant Green
373 Almendra
374 Charlie Rich
375 The Dells
376 Skeeter Davis
377 Badfinger
378 Mongo Santamaría
379 Gilbert Bécaud
380 Jessie Hill
381 Joey Dee
382 P. P. Arnold
383 Betty Everett
384 Nancy Wilson
385 Moondog
386 Art Ensemble of Chicago
387 Billy Fury
388 The Tokens
389 The Jarmels
390 Benny Carter
391 Bruce Channel
392 Barbara Lynn
393 The Tymes
394 The Flirtations
395 Irma Thomas
396 Cat Stevens
397 The McCoys
398 Doris Troy
399 Elmore James
400 Prince Buster
401 The Angels
402 José Feliciano
403 Moacir Santos
404 Anne Murray
405 Faron Young
406 Antoine
407 Shep and The Limelites
408 Wilbert Harrison
409 Anthony Braxton
410 Harry J. Allstars
411 Roy Haynes
412 Buck Owens
413 Robert Charlebois & Louise Forestier
414 Roscoe Mitchell
415 Tommy Tucker
416 Judy Collins
417 Randy Newman
418 Booker Little
419 The Chairmen of the Board
420 Amon Düül II
421 James & Bobby Purify
422 Claude François
423 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
424 Thomas, Carla
425 Coleman Hawkins
426 The Seekers
427 Sonny Charles
428 Ramsey Lewis
429 Mama Cass
430 Milt Jackson
431 Scott McKenzie
432 Don & Juan
433 Lou Christie
434 Dick & DeeDee
435 Art Pepper
436 Gloria Jones
437 Los Bravos
438 Bob Lind
439 Jeannie C. Riley
440 Johnny Rivers
441 Townes Van Zandt
442 Son House
443 The Hollywood Argyles
444 Johnny Tillotson
445 The Regents
446 B.J. Thomas
447 The Chambers Brothers
448 The Folkes Brothers
449 Carla Thomas
450 Sandie Shaw
451 Phineas Newborn Jr.
452 Chuck Jackson
453 The Soul Survivors
454 Gerry and The Pacemakers
455 Judy Clay and William Bell
456 Keith West
457 Little Peggy March
458 Dean Martin
459 Les Chats Sauvages
460 Clarence "Frogman" Henry
461 Tyrone Davis
462 Ian and Sylvia
463 Syd Barrett
464 Kathy Young with The Innocents
465 Vanilla Fudge
466 The Guess Who
467 Jeanne Moreau
468 Peter and Gordon
469 Johnny Hallyday
470 The Rockin' Rebels
471 Bobby 'Boris' Pickett and the Crypt Kickers
472 The Castaways
473 Carole King
474 Slim Harpo
475 Major Lance
476 The Swinging Blue Jeans
477 John Leyton
478 The Mindbenders
479 Bobby Hebb
480 Brenda Holloway
481 The Swingin' Medallions
482 Lenny Welch
483 Bob Andy
484 Claude Nougaro
485 The Paris Sisters
486 Curtis Lee
487 Shocking Blue
488 Bo Diddley
489 The Fugs
490 Jimmy Jones
491 Zager and Evans
492 The Music Machine
493 Neil Sedaka
494 The Barbarians
495 Deep Purple
496 Anna Karina
497 Robert Parker
498 Chris Kenner
499 Ronnie Bird
500 Koko Taylor