Acclaimed Music - The Top 100 Artists of the '60s

The Top 100 Artists of the '60s


1 The Beatles
2 Bob Dylan
3 The Rolling Stones
4 Jimi Hendrix
5 The Beach Boys
6 The Velvet Underground
7 The Byrds
8 The Who
9 Aretha Franklin
10 The Kinks
11 Otis Redding
12 John Coltrane
13 James Brown
14 The Doors
15 The Band
16 Led Zeppelin
17 Creedence Clearwater Revival
18 Elvis Presley
19 Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention
20 Van Morrison
21 Sly and the Family Stone
22 Cream
23 Miles Davis
24 Simon and Garfunkel
25 Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
26 Jefferson Airplane
27 Love
28 Charles Mingus
29 The Supremes
30 Roy Orbison
31 Ray Charles
32 Sam Cooke
33 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
34 Pink Floyd
35 Dusty Springfield
36 Johnny Cash
37 Leonard Cohen
38 Nico
39 Marvin Gaye
40 Four Tops
41 Buffalo Springfield
42 Ike and Tina Turner
43 Stan Getz
44 The Stooges
45 The Ronettes
46 Fairport Convention
47 Bill Evans
48 The Temptations
49 King Crimson
50 Martha and The Vandellas
51 The Righteous Brothers
52 The Flying Burrito Brothers
53 MC5
54 Ornette Coleman
55 Nick Drake
56 Neil Young
57 The Crystals
58 Small Faces
59 The Animals
60 B.B. King
61 Ben E. King
62 Grateful Dead
63 Eric Dolphy
64 The Zombies
65 Procol Harum
66 Janis Joplin/Big Brother and The Holding Company
67 The Drifters
68 Duke Ellington
69 Tim Buckley
70 The Mamas and the Papas
71 The Kingsmen
72 Them
73 Etta James
74 Herbie Hancock
75 The Jackson 5
76 Wilson Pickett
77 Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Young)
78 The Impressions
79 Patsy Cline
80 Traffic
81 Scott Walker
82 Howlin' Wolf
83 Wayne Shorter
84 Frank Sinatra
85 Booker T. & The MG's
86 Dionne Warwick
87 Sam & Dave
88 Muddy Waters
89 13th Floor Elevators
90 The Shangri-La's
91 Serge Gainsbourg
92 The Monkees
93 The Lovin' Spoonful
94 John Mayall
95 Jeff Beck
96 Del Shannon
97 The Shirelles
98 Lee Morgan
99 Desmond Dekker
100 Isaac Hayes