Best Rock n Roll Pianists


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81Thom YorkeThomas 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".

82Gregg 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.

83Bob SegerRobert 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.V1 Comment
84Randy 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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86Hargus "Pig" Robbins

Check him out, a proper pianist Not a tinkler.

87Gary Wright
88Allan Toussaint

New Orleans sound. One of the best, in my opinion.

89Richard ManuelRichard George Manuel was a Canadian composer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the pianist, regular lead singer, and occasional drummer of The Band.V1 Comment
90Charly Garcia
91Lee Michaels

Great talent, great shows

92Tuomas HolopainenTuomas 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.

93Cat StevensYusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.
94Trent ReznorMichael 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.
95Sarah McLachlan
96Howard Jones
97John Helliwell

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

98Linda Gail Lewis
99Raffi Arto

Already best of his age for now and the past

100Boom Gaspar
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