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List of Famous Bands from Asheville

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List of Asheville bands, listed by their level of fame. This Asheville musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Asheville bands are included, as well as many Asheville musicians of underground status. This list of Asheville musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Asheville bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Roberta Flack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville
Genre: Folk music, Rhythm and blues & Jazz; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: The Christmas Album, Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway, Born To Love, Roberta Flack, + more

Roberta Cleopatra Flack (born February 10, 1937) is an American singer. She is known for her #1 singles "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face", "Killing Me Softly with His ...more

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#168 of 419 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame #35 of 935 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #523 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time

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Jermaine Dupri is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Pop rap; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: 12 Soulful Nights of Christmas, Part 1, Young, Fly & Flashy, Vol. 1, + more

Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and record executive. He was born in Asheville, North Carolina and was raised in Atlanta. He ...more

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The Best Songs Feat. Jermaine Dupri #646 of 1,062 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time #46 of 189 The Best Rappers From Atlanta

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Daylight Dies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville

Albums: No Reply, Dismantling Devotion, Lost to the Living, A Frail Becoming, Idle, + more

Daylight Dies is a melodic death/doom band from North Carolina United States.
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Matt King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville
Matt King Genre: Country; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Hard Country, Five O'Clock Hero

Matt King (born September 28, 1966) is an American country singer-songwriter. King was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina. His mother, a real estate agent, played piano, and his ...more
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Sanctity is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville

Albums: Road to Bloodshed

Sanctity was a heavy metal band from Asheville, North Carolina, United States. They formed in 1998 and have released two albums, In the Name of the Mother the Daughter and the Holy Will on May ...more
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Secret Lives of the Free... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville

Albums: This Was Built to Make You Dance, Weekend Warriors, The Cut and Thrust of Clear Thinking

Secret Lives! of the Freemasons or alternatively "Secret Lives!" was a band from Asheville, North Carolina. They formed in Asheville in 2003 after the breakup of two other local bands, ...more
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The Falsetto Basses is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville
The Falsetto Basses were an American indie pop band based in Asheville, North Carolina. They were noted for their unusual lineup, featuring two lead singers who often traded parts, and one ...more
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Rex Nelon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville
Rex Nelon Genre: Southern Gospel; Nationality: United States of America
Rex Nelon (January 19, 1932 – January 24, 2000) was one of the senior statesmen in the field of Southern Gospel music. His career spanned over 40 years of singing gospel music, as well as being ...more
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Backyard Tire Fire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville

Albums: Bar Room Semantics, Backyard Tire Fire, Good to Be, Vagabonds and Hooligans, The Places We Lived, + more

Backyard Tire Fire is an American band that formed in Asheville, NC in 2000. The band began in the fall of that year with founding members Ed Anderson John Walker Jay Kaiser and Tim Kramp. After ...more
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Kingsmen Quartet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Asheville

Albums: Shelter

The Kingsmen Quartet is an American Christian music group.