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The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
The Beatles Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Led Zeppelin Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

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Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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The Rolling Stones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
The Rolling Stones Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Bob Dylan Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

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Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Frank Sinatra Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band

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The Jimi Hendrix Experience is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Blues-rock, Psychedelic soul, Rock music

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Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Nirvana Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock

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Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Chuck Berry Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

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Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Pink Floyd Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock

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The Who is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
The Who Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

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Miles Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Miles Davis Jazz rap, Avant-garde jazz, Jazz-funk

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Ramones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Ramones Pop punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

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Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Bob Marley Reggae

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Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Johnny Cash Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Louis Armstrong Swing music, Traditional pop music, Jazz

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Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Stevie Wonder Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

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Aretha Franklin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Aretha Franklin Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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The Beach Boys is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
The Beach Boys Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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U2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
U2 Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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The Velvet Underground is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
The Velvet Underground Noise rock, Blues-rock, Rock music

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Buddy Holly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Buddy Holly Lubbock sound, Rock music, Rockabilly

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John Coltrane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
John Coltrane Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop, Post-bop

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Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Bruce Springsteen Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

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Cream is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Cream Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

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Marvin Gaye is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Marvin Gaye Doo-wop, Motown Sound, Rock music

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Queen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Queen Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Ray Charles Soul blues, Pop music, Rock music

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Neil Young is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Neil Young Rock music, Experimental rock, Grunge

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The Clash is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
The Clash Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

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Aerosmith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Aerosmith Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

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Prince is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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Sex Pistols is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Sex Pistols Rock music, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Simon and Garfunkel Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Elton John Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

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Jerry Lee Lewis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Jerry Lee Lewis Rock music, Rockabilly, Honky-tonk

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Rick James is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Rick James New Wave, Disco, Pop music

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Parliament-Funkadelic is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Parliament-Funkadelic Psychedelic soul, P-Funk, Soul music

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Billie Holiday is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Billie Holiday Torch song, Ballad, Swing music

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Bo Diddley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Bo Diddley Blues-rock, Chicago blues, Rock music

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AC/DC is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
AC/DC Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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ABBA is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
ABBA Synthpop, Disco, Pop music

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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
John Lennon Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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The Byrds is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
The Byrds Jangle pop, Pop music, Raga rock

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Run–D.M.C. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Run–D.M.C. Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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Radiohead is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Radiohead Rock music, Electronic music, New Prog

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Eagles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Important Music Artists of Last 60 Years
Eagles Country pop, Rock music, Folk rock