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bands/musicians The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists  

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

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

This list is made up of artists like Marcia Ball and Tab Benoit. Voting for your favorites gets them to rise to the top of the list. Downvote the artists you hate (Clifton Chenier, Slim Harpo, etc.) or show them some love by voting them up if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in swamp 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 swamp 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 swamp blues, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into swamp 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 swamp blues bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent swamp blues bands.

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

Re-rank this list so that it's in the order you think it should be in. (16 items)

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Slim Harpo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Slim Harpo Harmonica blues, Juke joint blues, Swamp blues

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Tab Benoit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Tab Benoit Soul blues, Chicago blues, Swamp blues

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Clifton Chenier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Clifton Chenier Creole music, Cajun music, Swamp blues

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Katie Webster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Katie Webster Swamp blues, Boogie-woogie, Soul music

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C.J. Chenier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
C.J. Chenier Cajun music, Swamp blues, Rhythm and blues

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Moses
Moses "Whispering" Smith Swamp blues, Louisiana blues

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Clarence Edwards is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Clarence Edwards Electric blues, Swamp blues, Louisiana blues

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Lonesome Sundown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Lonesome Sundown Swamp blues

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Omar Kent Dykes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists

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Marcia Ball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Marcia Ball New Orleans rhythm and blues, Swamp blues, Rhythm and blues

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J. D.
J. D. "Jay" Miller Swamp pop, Swamp blues, Cajun music

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Lazy Lester is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Lazy Lester Harmonica blues, Swamp blues, Rhythm and blues

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Larry Garner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Larry Garner Swamp blues, Louisiana blues, Blues

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Rockin' Sidney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Rockin' Sidney Swamp blues, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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Nathan Abshire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists
Nathan Abshire Cajun music, Swamp blues, Louisiana blues

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Silas Hogan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swamp Blues Bands/Artists