Best Rock n Roll Pianists

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81 Steve Nieve
82 Paul Griffin

Griffin played piano Dylan's albums "Highway 61 Revisited" and "Blonde on Blonde"; Steely Dan's albums "The Royal Scam, " "Aja" and "Gaucho"; Don McLean's "American Pie"; the Isley Brothers' "Twist and Shout"; Aretha Franklin's "Think"; the Shirelles' "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? "; and on all the albums Burt Bacharach and Hal David made with Dionne Warwick.

83 Thom Yorke Thom Yorke Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

Pianist for Radiohead!
Amazing piano riffs on songs like "everything in its right place".

84 Gregg Allman

He was the most important member of the allman brothers who wasn't a guitarist. It wouldn't be called the allman brothers without him.

85 Bob Seger Bob Seger Robert Clark "Bob" Seger is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist, he performed and recorded as Bob Seger and the Last Heard and Bob Seger System throughout the 1960s. V 1 Comment
86 Randy Newman

Completely underrated. Has written songs like "You've got a friend in me", "I think it's going to rain today", "sail away" and so many more.
In my opinion he's better than Elton John because of his genius humor accompanied by the marvelous piano playing that is not as generic and - hate to say this - uninspired as Elton John's comping. Give him a listen!

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87 Mika
88 Hargus "Pig" Robbins

Check him out, a proper pianist Not a tinkler.

89 Gary Wright
90 Richard Manuel Richard Manuel Richard George Manuel was a Canadian composer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the pianist, regular lead singer, and occasional drummer of The Band. V 1 Comment
91 Charly Garcia
92 Lee Michaels

Great talent, great shows

93 Tuomas Holopainen Tuomas Holopainen Tuomas Lauri Johannes Holopainen (born 25 December 1976) is a Finnish songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician (but mainly keyboardist) and record producer, best known as the founder, leader, keyboardist and songwriter of symphonic metal band Nightwish. He also studied jazz and classical styles.

Nightwish's musics are filled of great pianos solos.

94 Trent Reznor Trent Reznor Michael Trent Reznor, known professionally as Trent Reznor, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and film score composer. He is known for his intense music videos.
95 Sarah McLachlan Sarah McLachlan
96 Howard Jones
97 John Helliwell

"School" has one of the three greatest keyboard solos of all time
Supertramp is all ready underscored in every list on the internet

98 Linda Gail Lewis
99 Raffi Arto

Already best of his age for now and the past

100 Boom Gaspar
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