Greatest Rock Artists of the 1950s

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1Ray CharlesRaymond Charles Robinson, professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer.
2Chuck BerryCharles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.
3Little RichardRichard Wayne Penniman, known by his stage name, Little Richard, is an American musician, singer and songwriter.
4Elvis PresleyElvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.

Elvis has to be number 1! In my opinion, nobody can beat Elvis.

5Fats DominoAntoine "Fats" Domino, Jr. is a French Creole pianist and singer-songwriter. He released five gold records before 1955 and had 35 hit records in the U.S. Top 40.
6Buddy Holly & The Crickets
7Jerry Lee Lewis
8Bo Diddley
9Johnny CashJohn R. "Johnny" Cash was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide.
10Ritchie Valens

The Contenders

11The Everly Brothers
12Bill Haley
13Roy OrbisonRoy Kelton Orbison, professionally known as Roy Orbison, nicknamed Big O, was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musician, mostly known for his complex voice and for hits such as, "Oh, Pretty Woman".
14James Brown
15The Coasters
16Carl PerkinsCarl Lee Perkins was an American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at the Sun Studio, in Memphis, Tennessee, beginning in 1954. His best-known song is "Blue Suede Shoes".
17The Platters
18The Drifters
19The Isley Brothers
20Eddie Cochran
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3. Little Richard
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