Best Blues Artists

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21 Willie Dixon
22 Paul Butterfield Paul Butterfield

It's not just his incredible way with the harmonica, or his passion for the music; the way he sings those songs that I's more than that... He had / has charisma. Not every talented artist has that. - Britgirl

23 The Nighthawks
24 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.
25 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated more.
26 Ray Charles Ray Charles Raymond Charles Robinson, professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer.

He should totally be in the top ten.

27 Johnny Winter Johnny Winter
28 Otis Rush
29 Little Walter

Where the hell is Little Walter?!?! The best Harmonica Player in the whole history?

30 Mississippi John Hurt
31 Watermelon Slim
32 Bobby Blue Bland
33 Furry Lewis
34 John Shepard
35 Kenny Wayne Shepherd
36 Robin Trower
37 Jack White Jack White
38 Charlie Patton

Can't believe the godfather of the Delta Blues was not even on this list until... Well, now. Charlie Patton along with Son House created not only blues as music, but blues as a culture and ideology.

This man ruled the world of music and was the biggest infuelnece in delta history and rock n roll

39 The Animals The Animals The Animals were an English band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, during the early part of the decade.

Eric burdon just inbodies blues when he sings House Of The Rising Sun. Great band, favorite blues band.

40 Mississippi Fred McDowell
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