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List of Famous Bands from Baltimore

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List of Baltimore bands, listed by their level of fame. This Baltimore musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Baltimore bands are included, as well as many Baltimore musicians of underground status. This list of Baltimore 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 Baltimore 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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    Tori Amos

    Tori Amos

    Piano rock, Dark cabaret

    AlbumsLittle Earthquakes, From the Choirgirl Hotel, Strange Little Girls, Under the Pink, Scarlet's Walk

    Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos, August 22, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter and... more on Wikipedia

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    #190 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists#164 of 316 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

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    Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday

    Torch song, Ballad

    AlbumsLady in Satin, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday at Newport, The Best of Billie Holiday, Billie Holiday Sings, Lady Sings the Blues

    Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an... more on Wikipedia

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    Beach House

    Beach House

    Indie pop, Shoegazing

    AlbumsTeen Dream, Bloom, Devotion, Beach House, iTunes Session EP

    Beach House is a dream pop duo from Baltimore, Maryland, formed in 2004. The band consists of... more on Wikipedia

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    All Time Low

    All Time Low

    Pop punk, Rock music

    AlbumsPut Up or Shut Up, Don't Panic, So Wrong, It's Right, The Party Scene

    All Time Low is an American rock band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in... more on Wikipedia
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    Philip Glass

    Philip Glass

    Opera, Classical music

    AlbumsMusic in Twelve Parts, Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, The Hours, Metamorphosis, "Heroes" Symphony: From the Music of David Bowie & Brian Eno

    Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer. He is widely regarded as one of... more on Wikipedia

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    #209 of 368 The Best Classical Composers#258 of 816 These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time

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    Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsThong Song, Unleash the Dragon, Return of Dragon, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Sisqó, Sisqo

    Mark Althavan Andrews (born November 9, 1978), better known by his stage name Sisqó (stylized... more on Wikipedia
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    Gina Schock

    Gina Schock

    Pop punk, New Wave
    Regina Ann "Gina" Schock (born August 31, 1957) is an American musician. She is best known as... more on Wikipedia
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    Rye Rye

    Rye Rye

    Hip hop music, Synthpop

    AlbumsBang (The Remixes), Go! Pop! Bang!, Bang, Never Will Be Mine, Sunshine

    Ryeisha Berrain (born November 25, 1990), known by her stage name Rye Rye, is an American... more on Wikipedia

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    Dru Hill

    Dru Hill

    Pop music, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsDru Hill, Enter the Dru, In My Bed, InDRUpendence Day, Dru World Order

    Dru Hill is an American singing group, most popular during the late 1990s, whose repertoire... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Spank Rock

    Spank Rock

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop

    AlbumsYoYoYoYoYo, Bangers & Cash, FabricLive 33: Spank Rock, Sweet Talk, Rick Rubin

    Naeem Juwan, better known by his stage name Spank Rock, is an American rapper and songwriter... more on Wikipedia
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    Felicia Pearson

    Felicia Pearson

    Hip hop music, LGBT hip hop
    Felicia Pearson (born May 18, 1980) is an American actress. She played Felicia "Snoop" Pearson... more on Wikipedia


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    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsTurning Point, Mario, How Do I Breathe, D.N.A., Mario's fourth album

    Mario Dewar Barrett (born August 27, 1986), known mononymously as Mario, is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Mitch Allan

    Mitch Allan

    Pop punk, Pop music
    Mitch Allan is an American record producer, songwriter and musician. He has written and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Ellis Larkins

    AlbumsDuologue, Duets, Volume 1

    Ellis Larkins (May 15, 1923 – September 30, 2002) was an American jazz pianist born in... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Dan Deacon

    Dan Deacon

    Synthpop, Indie

    AlbumsAmerica, Spiderman of the Rings, Meetle Mice, Acorn Master, Twacky Cats

    Dan Deacon (born August 28, 1981) is an American composer and electronic musician based in... more on Wikipedia

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    #18 of 45 Musicians with the Best Onstage Banter#344 of 543 The Best Indie Bands & Artists

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    Chick Webb

    AlbumsStompin' at the Savoy, Spinnin' the Webb, Spinnin' the Webb: The Original Decca Recordings, Rock It For Me, Rhythm Man

    William Henry "Chick" Webb (February 10, 1905 – June 16, 1939) was an American jazz and swing... more on Wikipedia

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    #1664 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#133 of 530 The Best Drummers Of All Time

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    Hip hop music, Baltimore club

    AlbumsShe Is Love, The Blaq-Files (2002-06), FACT Mix 237: Blaqstarr, King of Roq, Shake It to the Ground

    Charles Smith (born September 30, 1985), better known as Blaqstarr or DJ Blaqstarr, is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Shad Talik Baker

    Shad Talik Baker

    Hip hop music
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    Robbie Basho
    Robbie Basho (born Daniel R. Robinson, Jr., August 31, 1940 – February 28, 1986) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Billy Griffin

    Disco, Pop music


    William L. "Billy" Griffin (born August 15, 1950 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American singer... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Cheryl Wheeler

    Cheryl Wheeler

    Folk music, Country

    AlbumsDriving Home, Different Stripe, Sylvia Hotel, Cheryl Wheeler, Mrs. Pinocci's Guitar

    Cheryl Wheeler (born July 10, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter of contemporary folk... more on Wikipedia
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    Chad Taylor

    Chad Taylor

    Pop rock, Post-grunge
    Chad Taylor may refer to: Chad Taylor (guitarist) (born 1970), American guitarist in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Misery Index

    Misery Index

    Goregrind, Deathgrind

    AlbumsRetaliate, Heirs to Thievery, Discordia, Traitors, Split w/ Bathub Shitter

    Misery Index is an American deathgrind band formed in 2001 in Baltimore, Maryland, United... more on Wikipedia
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    Brian Larsen

    Brian Larsen

    Rock music, Folk rock

    AlbumsBreaking, Building, Broken Windows

    Brian Larsen (born April 9, 1986, in Laurel, Maryland) is a multi-instrumentalist, singer,... more on Wikipedia
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    The Orioles

    The Orioles

    Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsFor Collectors Only, Sing Their Greatest Hits, Barbra Lee / It's Too Soon to Know, The Jubilee Recordings, Crying In The Chapel / Don't You Think I Ought To Know

    The Orioles were an American R&B group of the late 1940s and early 1950s, one of the earliest... more on Wikipedia