Bands/Musicians Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Bluebird Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Bluebird Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Bluebird Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Bluebird Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Bluebird Records.

Examples of artists on this list: Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman and many more.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Bluebird Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Bluebird Records?"

If any musical artists are missing from this Bluebird Records artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (32 items)

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Amos Easton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Chicago blues, Piedmont blues, Blues Amos Easton, better known by the stage name Bumble Bee Slim, was an American Piedmont blues singer and guitarist.

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Arthur
Rock and roll, Blues, Delta blues Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup was an American Delta blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known outside blues circles for writing songs such as "That's All Right", ...more

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Barney Rapp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Barney Rapp Barney Rapp was an American orchestra leader and jazz musician from 1920s to the 1940s.

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Benny Carter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Swing music, Big band, Jazz Bennett Lester "Benny" Carter was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. He was a major figure in jazz from the 1930s to the ...more

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Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Swing music, Big band, Jazz Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman was an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader, known as the "King of Swing". In the mid-1930s, Benny Goodman led one of ...more

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Big Bill Broonzy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Chicago blues, Folk music, Spiritual Big Bill Broonzy was a prolific American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. His career began in the 1920s when he played country blues to mostly African-American audiences. Through the ...more

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Big Joe Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Delta blues Joseph Lee Williams, billed throughout his career as Big Joe Williams, was an American Delta blues guitarist, singer and songwriter, notable for the distinctive sound of his nine-string guitar. ...more

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Billie Holiday is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Torch song, Ballad, Swing music Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. ...more

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Bob Chester is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Bob Chester was an American jazz and pop music bandleader and tenor saxophonist. Chester's stepfather ran General Motors's Fisher Body Works. He began his career as a sideman under Irving ...more

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Casey Bill Weldon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues, Country blues Casey Bill Weldon was an American country blues musician, born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas who later lived and worked in Chicago was known as one of the great early pioneers of the slide guitar. He ...more

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Dan Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Dan Hornsby Old-time music Isaac Daniel Hornsby was an American singer, musician, music writer, producer and arranger.

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Fourplay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz Fourplay is a contemporary jazz quartet in the United States. The original members of the group were Bob James, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East, and Harvey Mason. In 1997, Lee Ritenour left the group ...more

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Girls of the Golden West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Girls of the Golden West Country The Girls of the Golden West comprising and was an American female country music female duo that was popular during the "Western Era" of the 1930s and 1940s. Mildred and Dolly Good ...more

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Rev. J.M. Gates is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
The Reverend J.M. Gates was an American Christian preacher and Gospel music singer.

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James
St. Louis blues James "Stump" Johnson was an American blues pianist and singer from St. Louis.

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Jazz Gillum is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Chicago blues William McKinley Gillum, known as Jazz Gillum, was an American blues harmonica player. He was born in Indianola, Mississippi. After running away from home at the age of seven, Gillum spent the ...more

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Joe Pullum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Joe Pullum Joe Pullum was an American blues singer and songwriter.

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Lil Green is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues Lillian "Lil" Green was an American blues singer and songwriter. She was among the leading female rhythm and blues singers of the 1940s, possessed with an ability to bring power to ...more

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Lonnie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
St. Louis blues, Jazz blues, Piedmont blues Alonzo "Lonnie" Johnson was an American blues and jazz singer/guitarist, violinist and songwriter who pioneered the role of jazz guitar and jazz violin, and is recognized as the first ...more

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Memphis Minnie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues Lizzie Douglas, known as Memphis Minnie, was a blues guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter whose recording career lasted from the 1920s to the 1950s. She recorded around 200 songs, some of the ...more

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Memphis Slim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues Memphis Slim was an American blues pianist, singer, and composer. He led a series of bands that, reflecting the popular appeal of jump blues, included saxophones, bass, drums, and piano. A song ...more

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Robert Nighthawk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues Robert Lee McCollum was an American blues musician, who played and recorded under the pseudonyms Robert Lee McCoy and Robert Nighthawk. He is the father of blues musician Sam Carr.

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Robert Petway is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Robert Petway Blues, Delta blues Robert Petway was an African-American blues singer and guitarist. Very little is known about Robert Petway. His birthplace is usually speculated to have been at or near J.F. Sligh Farm near ...more

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Shep Fields is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Shep Fields was the band leader for the "Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm" orchestra during the Big Band era of the 1930s.

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Shorty Rogers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Cool jazz, Jazz Milton “Shorty” Rogers was one of the principal creators of West Coast jazz. He played both the trumpet and flugelhorn, and was in demand for his skills as an arranger.

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Sonny Boy Williamson I is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Harmonica blues, Chicago blues, Electric blues John Lee Curtis "Sonny Boy" Williamson was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter. He is often regarded as the pioneer of the blues harp as a solo instrument and ...more

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Ted Weems is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Big band, Jazz Wilfred Theodore Weems was an American bandleader and musician. Weems' work in music was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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The King Sisters is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Swing music, Big band, Jazz The King Sisters were an American big band-era vocal group consisting of six sisters: Alyce, Donna, Luise, Marilyn, Maxine, and Yvonne King.

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The Morris Brothers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Old-time music, Country The Morris Brothers were an American country music group particularly popular in the 1930s, although they continued to play together occasionally until the 1970s.

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Tommy McClennan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues, Country blues, Delta blues Tommy McClennan was an American Delta blues singer and guitarist.

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Walter Lloyd Gross is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Walter Gross is best known for having composed the music for the popular 1946 song "Tenderly". In addition to composing dozens of other titles, he was also a pianist, arranger, ...more

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Washboard Sam is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Bluebird Records Complete Artist Roster
Washboard Sam Robert Brown, known professionally as Washboard Sam, was an American blues singer and musician.