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Best Americana Bands/Artists of All Time

Americana artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good americana bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top americana bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Americana groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all americana bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest americana bands of all time, since the most famous americana artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best americana music.

You can click on the americana band names to see more information about that particular notable americana group. If they're near the top of the best americana bands list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top americana bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the americana band names themselves.

Everything from Bruce Springsteen to Johnny Cash is included on this list. Decide whicih ones are the top items by voting for your favorites. The most fun part of this is deciding to vote on items like The Black Keys and The Band.

All important, significant and iconic names in americana music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new americana bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of americana, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into americana music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good americana bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent americana bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best americana bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest americana musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular americana bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Americana, Rock music, Folk rock

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    Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    Americana, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Americana, Heartland rock, Country rock

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    Americana, Heartland rock, Rock music

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    Americana, Folk music, Old-time music

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    added by wookalily Wookalily americana Wookalily is a female led Americana folk band with roots in bluegrass and country. They turf ...

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    Americana, Rock music, Folk music

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    added by Tata14 Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

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    Folk music, Folk rock, Bluegrass

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    American Primitivism, Americana, Rock music

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    Rockabilly, Folk music, Alternative country

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    Americana, Folk music, Folk rock

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    JD McPherson

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    Americana, Rock music, Alternative country

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    Americana

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    Shovels & Rope

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    Pop music, Jazz fusion, Progressive bluegrass

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    added by Tata14 Rock music, Experimental rock, Folk rock

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    Delta Rae

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    Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    The Lumineers

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    Folk rock, Alternative country, Country

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    Americana, Rock music, Rock and roll

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    Thrash metal, Americana, Gothic rock

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    Americana, Indie folk

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    Bluegrass, Country

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    added by Tata14 Heartland rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

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    Gary Ruley and Mule Train Americana, Folk music, Jazz

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    Americana, Folk music, Country

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    Americana, Alternative country, Indie folk

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    Americana, Psychedelic folk, Folk music

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    The Steel Wheels Americana, Folk music

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    added by CatzelleChic Johnny Kongo Americana, country, honky-tonk, rockabilly, cowboypunk http://www.reverbnation.com/thejohnnykongoallstarshow

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    Americana, Folk rock, Indie folk

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    Americana, Rock music, Dark cabaret

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    Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons Folk music, Folk rock

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    Folk music

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    Beta Radio Americana, Pop music, Folk music

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    Joe Pug

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    Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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    added by DebWhicher Poky LaFarge and the South City Three

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    added by Tata14 Alternative country

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    Americana, Rock music, Country rock

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    Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer

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    new! & added by mrblackironcross Americana, Country rock, Alternative country

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    Salty Walt and the Rattlin' Ratlines Americana, Folk music, Sea shanty

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    Americana, Pop music, Outsider music

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    Horse Feathers Folk music, Neofolk, Indie folk

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