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The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

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

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

Artists here include everything from Muddy Waters to John Lee Hooker. What's your favorite item on this list? Upvote it and a few more you like to see your opinions impact the order. Not a fan of Robert Johnson or Taj Mahal? Then give them a thumbs down so that the list counts your vote.

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

The list includes all new delta blues 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 delta blues, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into delta blues 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 delta blues bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent delta blues bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best delta blues bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest delta blues 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 delta blues bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Rock music, Blues, Country blues

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    Blues-rock, Chicago blues, Rock music

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    Blues, Country blues, Delta blues

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    Americana, Electric blues, Talking blues

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    Folk music, Country, Blues

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    Chicago blues, Electric blues, Blues

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    Country blues, Delta blues

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    Huddie William Ledbetter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

    Folk music, Folk, Country

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    Delta blues

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    Punk blues, Juke joint blues, Country blues

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    R. L. Burnside is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

    Punk blues, Juke joint blues, Garage rock

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    Ragtime, Piedmont blues, East Coast blues

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    Blues, Delta blues

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    Chicago blues, Boogie-woogie, Piano blues

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    Country blues, Delta blues

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    Delta blues

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    Delta blues

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    Country blues, Delta blues

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    Chicago blues, Electric blues, Country blues

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    Lucille Bogan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

    Country blues, Delta blues

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    Country blues, Delta blues

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    Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Blues

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    Chicago blues, Ragtime, Piedmont blues

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    Blues-rock, Punk blues, Juke joint blues

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    Paul

    Electric blues, Blues, Delta blues

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    Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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    Chicago blues, Blues, Delta blues

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    Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Gospel music

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    Moreland & Arbuckle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists
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    Country blues, Delta blues

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    Robert Petway is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

    Blues, Delta blues

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    Electric blues, Blues, Country blues

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    Blues-rock, Soul blues, Electric blues

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    Noise rock, Punk blues, Rock music

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    Traditional music, Folk music, Country blues

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    Punk blues, Rock music, Delta blues

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    Willie Love is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

    Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues, Delta blues

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    Country blues, Delta blues

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    John Mooney is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

    Rhythm and blues, Blues, Delta blues

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    Rock and roll, Blues, Delta blues

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    Blues, Country blues, Delta blues

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    Country blues, Delta blues

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    Blues, Country blues, Delta blues

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    Mattie Delaney is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists
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    Chicago blues, Electric blues, Delta blues

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    Robert Lowery is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

    Country blues, Delta blues

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    Blues, Delta blues

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    Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

    Blues, Delta blues

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