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Boogie-woogie artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good boogie-woogie 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 boogie-woogie bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Boogie-woogie 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 boogie-woogie bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest boogie-woogie bands of all time, since the most famous boogie-woogie artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best boogie-woogie music.

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

List is made up of artists like Fats Domino and Roosevelt Sykes. Vote for your favorites to get them to rise to the top of the list. What's the best item on this list? Jonah Jones? Charles Magnante?

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Jools Holland & His Rhythm & B... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists

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Fats Domino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Fats Domino New Orleans rhythm and blues, Rock music, Boogie-woogie

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Albert Ammons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Albert Ammons Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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James Crutchfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
James Crutchfield Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Jools Holland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Jools Holland Rock music, Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues

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Amos Milburn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Amos Milburn Jump blues, Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues

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Pete Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Pete Johnson Stride, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Pinetop Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Pinetop Smith Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Blind John Davis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Blind John Davis Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Boogie Woogie Red is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie Woogie Red Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Honey Piazza is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Honey Piazza Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Charles Magnante is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Charles Magnante Boogie-woogie, Easy listening, Jazz

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Roosevelt Sykes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Roosevelt Sykes Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Silvan Zingg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Silvan Zingg Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Estelle Yancey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Estelle Yancey Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Erwin Helfer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Erwin Helfer Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Champion Jack Dupree is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Champion Jack Dupree Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Booker T. Laury is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Booker T. Laury Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Gospel music

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Garland Wilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Garland Wilson Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Alan Gerber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Alan Gerber Rock n' Roll, Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Axel Zwingenberger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Axel Zwingenberger Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Big Joe Duskin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Big Joe Duskin Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Speckled Red is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Speckled Red Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Charlie Spand is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Charlie Spand Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Christian Dozzler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Christian Dozzler Boogie-woogie, Blues, Zydeco

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Christopher Holland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Christopher Holland Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues, Blues

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Johnny Parker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Johnny Parker Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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William Ezell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
William Ezell Ragtime, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Whistlin' Alex Moore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Whistlin' Alex Moore Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Gene Taylor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Gene Taylor Rock music, Boogie-woogie, Blues

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John P. Hammond is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
John P. Hammond Boogie-woogie, Rock and roll, Blues

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Cripple Clarence Lofton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Cripple Clarence Lofton Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Ian Stewart is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Ian Stewart Rock music, Boogie-woogie

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Jabo Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Jabo Williams Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Vince Weber is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Vince Weber Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Mitch Woods is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Mitch Woods Jump blues, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Jimmy Yancey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Jimmy Yancey Boogie-woogie

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Katie Webster is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Katie Webster Swamp blues, Boogie-woogie, Soul music

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Steve "Big Man" Clayton Piano, Boogie-woogie, Rock and roll

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Winifred Atwell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Winifred Atwell Ragtime, Classical music, Boogie-woogie

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Little Brother Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Little Brother Montgomery Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Walter Roland is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists

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Lenny Dee is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Lenny Dee Space age pop, Swing music, Nashville sound

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Pinetop Perkins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Pinetop Perkins Chicago blues, Boogie-woogie, Piano blues

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Mose Vinson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Mose Vinson Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Michael Kaeshammer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Michael Kaeshammer Stride, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Lou Martin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Lou Martin Blues-rock, Rock music, Boogie-woogie

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Little Willie Littlefield is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Little Willie Littlefield Jump blues, Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues

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Henri Herbert is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Henri Herbert Honky-tonk, Boogie-woogie, Rock and roll