Greatest Rockabilly Singers of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Elvis 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.
2 The Stray Cats
3 Janis Martin
4 Carl Perkins Carl Perkins Carl 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".
5 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) 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. He died of ...read more.
6 Reverend Horton Heat
7 Bill Haley

We're gonna rock around the clock

8 The Maddox Brothers
9 Don McLean Don McLean
10 Jerry Lee Lewis

The Contenders

11 Buddy Holly Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, born Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959) was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. He was a rising star when a tragic plane crash struck him down at age 22. ...read more.

At the forefront of rockabilly and rock music, while some of his hits were sappy, he had that rawness that really lended well to rockabilly

12 Gene Vincent

Classic rocker, up there with elvis and jerry lee singing ballads, very overlooked performer,

13 Drake Bell Drake Bell

Ready, Steady, Go was an amazing rockabilly album.

14 Eddie Cochran Eddie Cochran Edward Raymond "Eddie" Cochran (October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an American musician. Rock and roll pioneer, he was only 21 years old when he died in a car crash. ...read more.

Should be at the top. Wrote his own music and pioneered multi-tracking and overdubbing. Taken too early

Left us much to early great rocker, not great vocals for slower numbers

15 Michael Poulsen Michael Poulsen Michael Schøn Poulsen is a Danish vocalist and guitarist. He is currently the singer and main songwriter of the band Volbeat.
16 Cliff Gallup

Cliff Gallup (June 17, 1930 �" October 9, 1988) is a forgotten rockabilly electric guitar legend that played with 'Gene Vincent and his blue caps' in 1956, He was the lead guitarist for the famous songs Be Bop a Lula, Race with the devil and Crazy Legs. Look up his Bio and music in you tube, he was ahead of the curb!

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