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Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

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.

Items 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 More
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    Blues-rock, Chicago blues, Rock music More
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    Delta blues More
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    Folk music, Folk, Country More
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    Blues, Country blues, Delta blues More
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    Blues-rock, Soul blues, Electric blues More
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    Folk music, Country, Blues More
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    Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Blues More
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    Americana, Electric blues, Talking blues More
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    Punk blues, Juke joint blues, Country blues More
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    Country blues, Delta blues More
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    Punk blues, Juke joint blues, Garage rock More
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    Chicago blues, Boogie-woogie, Piano blues More
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    Chicago blues, Electric blues, Country blues More
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    Delta blues More
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    Country blues, Delta blues More
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    Papa Lightfoot

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    Traditional music, Folk music, Country blues More
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    Walter Davis

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    Blues, Delta blues More
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    Robert Lowery

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    Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Gospel music More
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    Robert Petway

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    Country blues, Delta blues More
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    Mattie Delaney

    Delta blues More
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    Delta blues More
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    Chicago blues, Blues, Delta blues More
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    Willie Love

    Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues, Delta blues More
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    Chicago blues, Electric blues, Delta blues More
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    Rhythm and blues, Blues, Delta blues More
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    Chicago blues, Ragtime, Piedmont blues More
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    Blues, Delta blues More
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    Kent DuChaine

    Blues, Delta blues More
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    Blues and Lasers

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    J.D. Short

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    Mulebone

    Piedmont blues, Delta blues More
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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Electric blues More
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    Chicago blues, Ragtime, Delta blues More
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    Blues, Electric blues, Delta blues More
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    Houston Stackhouse

    Country blues, Delta blues More
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    Shardé Thomas

    Fife and drum blues, Delta blues More
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    Country blues, Delta blues More
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    Punk blues, Rock music, Delta blues More
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    Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz More
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    Noise rock, Punk blues, Rock music More
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    Henry Sloan

    Country blues, Delta blues More
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    Blues, Delta blues More
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    Lucille Bogan

    Country blues, Delta blues More
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    Blues, Country blues, Delta blues More
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    Electric blues, Blues, Country blues More
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