Best Rock n Roll Pianists


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61 Jonathan Cain Jonathan Cain Jonathan Cain is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known for his work with The Babys, Journey and Bad English.

Watch Jonathan on the Revelation dvd & you will soon see he's not only great at playing the familiar Journey hits like "Open arms", "Faithfully", & "Whose crying now" but he shows he is also a master of classical piano. Amazing to watch! A great talented pianist of many styles!

62 Peter Allen

Great singer/songwriter/pianist that was the 1970s version of Cole Porter.

Just listen to his song 'Harbour'. Or 'Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)'. Or the syncopated rhythm in 'I Go To Rio'.

63 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
64 Theis van Leer
65 Mike Pinder
66 Patrick Moraz
67 Ralph Schuckett

Utopia king! This man can play! - caybatha

68 kiyo (Janne Da Arc)
69 Yuhki Kuramoto
70 Mark Stein

Vanilla Fudge... Best Hammond B3 out there.

71 Jason D Williams

Better than any of them

72 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.

Only 85! What?

73 Johnnie Johnson

So underrated and never got the credit he deserved.

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74 Neil Sedaka

Accomplished classical pianist from Julliard School of Music. Decided to play rock n roll and become a songwriter. Thank God he did!

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75 Allan Toussaint

His solo work on New Orleans classics is wonderful

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

76 Cat Stevens Cat Stevens Yusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.
77 Christine McVie
78 Dan Fogelberg

This classically trained pianist is better remembered for his hits featuring a guitar. He shows chops on songs like To The Morning, Sketches, Beggar's Game, Seeing you Again, Same Old Lange Syne, Ghosts, Heart's Hotel and also in more classical pieces like Paris Nocturne or The First Christmas Morning. He Better fits the title "pianist" than some who made the list.

79 James Blake James Blake James Blake Litherland, known as James Blake, is an English electronic music producer and singer-songwriter from London.


80 John Carin
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