music The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists  

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Harmonica blues artists and bands list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. This list of the top harmonica blues bands and musicians in the world focuses on blues groups that feature the harmonica (aka the mouth harp) strongly in their sound. You can click on the harmonica blues band names to see more information about that particular notable harmonica blues group.

Make sure to vote for artists like Sonny Boy Williamson I or Sonny Terry if you like them.
All important, significant and iconic names in harmonica blues music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

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

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Little Walter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Little Walter Chicago blues, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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John Mayall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
John Mayall Harmonica blues, Blues-rock, Electric blues

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Sonny Boy Williamson II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Sonny Boy Williamson II Harmonica blues, Gospel music, Blues

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Carey Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Carey Bell Harmonica blues, Chicago blues, Electric blues

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Sonny Boy Williamson I is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Sonny Boy Williamson I Harmonica blues, Chicago blues, Electric blues

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Sonny Terry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Sonny Terry Harmonica blues, Piedmont blues, East Coast blues

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Slim Harpo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Slim Harpo Harmonica blues, Juke joint blues, Swamp blues

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Paul Butterfield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Paul Butterfield Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Chicago blues

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Junior Wells is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Junior Wells Chicago blues, Blues

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The J. Geils Band is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
The J. Geils Band Blues-rock, New Wave, Rock music

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The Fabulous Thunderbirds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
The Fabulous Thunderbirds Blues-rock, Rock music, Texas blues

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Memphis Jug Band is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists

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Pierre Lacocque is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists

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Harmonica Shah is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists

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Lazy Lester is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Lazy Lester Harmonica blues, Swamp blues, Rhythm and blues

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Toots Thielemans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Toots Thielemans Jazz blues, Jazz

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Carlos del Junco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Carlos del Junco Jazz, Blues

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Charlie Musselwhite is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Charlie Musselwhite Blues-rock, Electric blues, Boogie-woogie

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James Cotton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
James Cotton Chicago blues, Rock music, Memphis blues

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Jerry Portnoy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists

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Jimmy Reed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Jimmy Reed Rhythm and blues, Blues

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Siegel-Schwall Band is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists
Siegel-Schwall Band Blues-rock, Electric blues, Blues

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Big Walter Horton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists