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.