bands/musicians The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists  

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

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

List artists include Stevie Ray Vaughan, ZZ Top and many additional artists as well. Rank the best artists on this list to see their way to the top of the list. If you're a fan of T-Bone Walker or Johnny Winter, make sure you give them some love.

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

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

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Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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ZZ Top is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
ZZ Top Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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Johnny Winter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Johnny Winter Blues-rock, Rock music, Electric blues

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The Fabulous Thunderbirds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
The Fabulous Thunderbirds Blues-rock, Rock music, Texas blues

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Jimmie Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Jimmie Vaughan Blues-rock, Electric blues, Jazz blues

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T-Bone Walker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
T-Bone Walker Jump blues, Chicago blues, Texas blues

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Denny Freeman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Denny Freeman Electric blues, Texas blues

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Big Mama Thornton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Big Mama Thornton Rhythm and blues, Texas blues

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Doug Sahm is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists

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

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Omar & The Howlers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Omar & The Howlers Blues-rock, Texas blues, Southern rock

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Little Freddie King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Little Freddie King Electric blues, Texas blues

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Angela Strehli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Angela Strehli Electric blues, Texas blues

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Calvin Russell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Calvin Russell Americana, Blues-rock, Texas blues

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Freddie King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Freddie King Blues-rock, Rock music, Blues

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Robert Ealey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists

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Grady is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Grady Rock music, Texas blues, Southern rock

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Zuzu Bollin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Zuzu Bollin Texas blues, Blues

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Long John Hunter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Long John Hunter Electric blues, Texas blues

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Pete Mayes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Pete Mayes Electric blues, Texas blues

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Mike Buck is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Mike Buck Blues-rock, Garage rock, UK Garage

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Linda Riggi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Linda Riggi Blues

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Smokey Hogg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Smokey Hogg Texas blues, Country blues

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Bugs Henderson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists

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Johnny Moeller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Johnny Moeller Texas blues, Blues

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Mike Morgan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists

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Bessie Tucker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists

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Joe
Joe "Guitar" Hughes Texas blues

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Lester Williams is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Lester Williams Electric blues, Texas blues

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John Dee Holeman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
John Dee Holeman Piedmont blues, Texas blues

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Dave Alexander is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Dave Alexander Jazz, Texas blues, Blues

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Gene Kelton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Gene Kelton and The Die Hards Americana, Blues-rock, Rockabilly

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Arc Angels is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Arc Angels Blues-rock, Rock music, Texas blues

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Luke
Luke "Long Gone" Miles Electric blues, Texas blues

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Arnett Cobb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Arnett Cobb Jump blues, Swing music, Texas blues

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Ramblin' Thomas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Ramblin' Thomas Texas blues, Country blues

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Black Ace is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Black Ace Texas blues, Country blues

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Guitar Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Guitar Gabriel Chicago blues, Piedmont blues, Texas blues

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Grady Gaines is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists

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Alger
Alger "Texas" Alexander Texas blues, Blues, Country blues

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Frankie Lee Sims is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Frankie Lee Sims Electric blues, Texas blues

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Darrell Nulisch is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists

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Roy Gaines is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Roy Gaines Electric blues, East Coast blues, Texas blues

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Larry Davis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Texas Blues Bands/Artists
Larry Davis Soul blues, Electric blues, Texas blues