Musicians That Deserve More Credit
The Top Ten
1 Dire Straits
Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler, his younger brother David Knopfler, John Illsley, and Pick Withers.
2 Steely Dan
3 John Denver
Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, actor, activist and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer, starting in the 1970s.
He's my favorite of all time but he deserves way more credit. - Beatlesboy9
4 Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s.
5 George Harrison
George Harrison was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
Especially during his career with The Beatles. - Beatlesboy9
6 James Taylor
James Vernon Taylor is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He is one of the best-selling artists of all time, and he has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
7 Eric Carmen
Wonderful Voice yet so Underrated - Beatlesboy9
8 ZZ Top
ZZ Top is an American rock band that formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band is composed of bassist and lead vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, and drummer Frank Beard.
9 Andy Williams
Howard Andrew "Andy" Williams was an American popular music singer. He recorded 44 albums in his career, 15 of which have been gold-certified and three of which have been platinum-certified. He was also nominated for six Grammy Awards.
10 Modest Mouse
They can make something simple and happy, like Float On, something sad, like Trailer Trash, and something crazy, like King Rat
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Meshuggah is a Swedish progressive metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. They are credited with crafting the Djent subgenre. Meshuggah's line-up consists of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake, who joined in 1990, rhythm guitarist Mårten ...read more.
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Kraftwerk is a German electronic music band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970 in Düsseldorf. The band was fronted by both Hütter and Schneider until Schneider's departure in 2008.
12 Johnny Mathis
13 Black Veil Brides
Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.
14 Buffalo Springfield
Buffalo Springfield was an American-Canadian rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1966. Their original lineup included Stephen Stills, Dewey Martin, Bruce Palmer, Richie Furay, and Neil Young.
Did not get along well, and broke up after only 18 months, but the multiple HOF careers of its members show their greatness.
Stephen Stills- CSNY, Manassas, and solo.
Neil Young- CSNY, Crazy Horse, and solo
Richie Furay- Poco
Jim Messina- Loggins & Messina
15 Def Leppard
Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
16 Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.
Moby is an American musician, who has produced inventive new styles to various subgenres of electronic music, inspired by 1950's gospel as much as by modern rock, and musicians from New Order to David Bowie. ...read more.
Moby deserves a lot of credit for being an incredible pioneer of electronic music. - PositronWildhawk
18 Sam Smith
Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith is an English singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart. V 1 Comment
19 Adam Young
Adam Randal Young is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for creating the synthpop/electronica project Owl City. Other important projects he has taken part of are Sky Sailing, Port Blue, Swimming With Dolphins, Seagull Orchestra and Adam Young Scores.
No musician deserves more credit than him. - keyson
20 Steve Vai
Steven Siro "Steve" Vai is an American guitarist, composer, singer, songwriter, and producer, born and raised on Long Island, New York.
Just watch a video of one of his concerts and you will understand how he is the greatest guitarist in history
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