Bands/Musicians Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Brunswick Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Brunswick Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Brunswick 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 Brunswick 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 Brunswick Records.

The Who and Buddy Holly are included on this list along with many more.

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

If any musical artists are missing from this Brunswick Records artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (51 items)

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Adam's Apples is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Adam's Apples

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Adam, Mike, and Tim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Adam, Mike, and Tim

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Al Bernard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Jazz, Blues Alfred A. "Al" Bernard was an American vaudeville singer, known as "The Boy From Dixie", who was most popular during the 1910s through early 1930s.

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Al Jolson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Traditional pop music, Jazz Al Jolson was an American singer, film actor, and comedian. At the peak of his career, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer". His performing style was brash and extroverted, ...more

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Andy Kirk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Andrew Dewey Kirk was a jazz saxophonist and tubist best known as a bandleader of the "Twelve Clouds of Joy", popular during the swing era. Kirk grew up in Denver, Colorado, where he ...more

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Art Tatum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Stride, Jazz Arthur "Art" Tatum, Jr. was an American jazz pianist. Tatum is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, and was a major influence on later generations of ...more

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Barbara Acklin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Soul music Barbara Jean Acklin was an American soul singer and songwriter, who was most successful in the 1960s and 1970s. Her biggest hit as a singer was "Love Makes a Woman". As a songwriter, ...more

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Benny Carter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Brunswick 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) 9 on the list Brunswick 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 Maybelle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Gospel music, Blues Mabel Louise Smith, known professionally as Big Maybelle, was an American R&B singer and pianist. Her 1956 hit single "Candy" received the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999.

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Billie Holiday is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Brunswick 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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Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Easy listening, Jazz Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him one of the best-selling recording artists of the 20th century, ...more

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Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Swing music, Folk music Bobby Darin was an American singer, songwriter, and actor of film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including pop, rock'n'roll, folk, and country. He started as a ...more

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Buddy Holly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Lubbock sound, Rock music, Rockabilly Charles Hardin Holley, known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter, often considered one of the main figures of the rock and roll genre in the mid-1950s. Born in ...more

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Casa Loma Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz The Casa Loma Orchestra was a popular American dance band active from 1927 to 1963. From 1929 until the rapid multiplication in the number of swing bands from 1935 on, the Casa Loma Orchestra ...more

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Dick Justice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Dick Justice Folk music, Blues Dick Justice was an American blues and folk musician, who hailed from West Virginia, United States. Born Richard Justice, he recorded ten songs for Brunswick Records in Chicago in 1929. Unlike ...more

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Dock Boggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Old-time music Moran Lee "Dock" Boggs was an influential old-time singer, songwriter and banjo player. His style of banjo playing, as well as his singing, is considered a unique combination of ...more

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Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Orchestral jazz, Swing music, Big band Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras. He led his orchestra from 1923 until his death, his career spanning over 50 years. ...more

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Eddy Duchin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Edwin Frank "Eddy" Duchin was a popular American pianist and bandleader of the 1930s and 1940s, famous for his engaging onstage personality, his elegant piano style, and his fight

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Eva Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Traditional music, Folk music Eva Marie Cassidy was an American vocalist and guitarist known for her interpretations of jazz, blues, folk, gospel, country, rock and pop classics. In 1992, she released her first album, The ...more

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Frank Ferera is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Frank Ferera was a Hawaiian musician who recorded successfully between 1915 and 1930. He was the first star of Hawaiian music and influenced many later artists.

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Glen Gray is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Big band, Jazz Glen Gray was a jazz saxophonist and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra.

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Hamilton Bohannon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Rhythm and blues, Funk Hamilton Frederick Bohannon, often credited and known professionally simply as Bohannon, is an American percussionist, band leader, songwriter and record producer, who was one of the leading ...more

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Humphrey Bate is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Humphrey Bate Old-time music Humphrey Bate was an American harmonica player and string band leader. He was the first musician to play old-time music on Nashville-area radio, and is generally regarded as the first performer ...more

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Jackie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Jack Leroy "Jackie" Wilson, Jr. was an African American soul singer-songwriter and performer. Known as a tenor with a four octave vocal range, he was nicknamed "Mr. ...more

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John Kameaaloha Almeida is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
John Kameaaloha Almeida John Kameaaloha Almeida was a blind musician and songwriter from Oahu, Hawaii. His 1930s radio program on Hawaii radio station KGU earned him the sobriquet "The Dean of Hawaiian ...more

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Johnny Noble is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Johnny Noble John Avery Noble, better known as Johnny Noble, was an American musician, composer and arranger. He was one of the key figures behind the development of the hapa haole style of music in ...more

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LaVern Baker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Blues Delores LaVern Baker was an American rhythm and blues singer, who had several hit records on the pop chart in the 1950s and early 1960s. Her most successful records were "Tweedlee ...more

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Leonard Borisoff is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music Len Barry is a retired American vocalist, songwriter and record producer.

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Little Richard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Jump blues, Rock music, Rhythm and blues Richard Wayne Penniman, known by his stage name Little Richard, is an American recording artist, songwriter, and musician. He has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more ...more

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Marion Harris is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Jazz, Blues Marion Harris was an American popular singer, most successful in the 1920s. She was the first widely known white singer to sing jazz and blues songs.

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Mary Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Third stream, Swing music, Hard bop Mary Lou Williams was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. She wrote hundreds of compositions and arrangements, and recorded more than one hundred records. Williams wrote and ...more

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Milan the Leather Boy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Garage rock Milan was an enigmatic producer, songwriter and recording artist on numerous songs made throughout the 1960s, mostly though not exclusively in the garage rock genre. He released an LP and ...more

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Mills Blue Rhythm Band is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Big band, Jazz The Mills Blue Rhythm Band was an American big band of the 1930s. The band was formed in Harlem in 1930, with reedman Bingie Madison the first of its many leaders. It started life as the Coconut ...more

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Mills Brothers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Jazz The Mills Brothers, sometimes billed as The Four Mills Brothers, and originally known as The Four Kings of Harmony, were an American jazz and pop vocal quartet of the 20th century who made more ...more

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Nick Lucas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Jazz Nick Lucas born Dominic Nicholas Anthony Lucanese was an American singer and pioneer jazz guitarist, remembered as "the grandfather of the jazz guitar", whose peak of popularity lasted ...more

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Ray Kinney is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Ray Kinney was a singer, musician, composer, orchestra leader, and performer on radio, stage and screen.

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Rolf Kühn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Rolf Kühn is a jazz clarinetist and saxophonist. He lived in the United States from 1956 to 1959 and drew favourable reviews, for example a comparison with Benny Goodman by John H. Hammond. ...more

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Rosie & The Originals is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Rosie & The Originals Doo-wop Rosie and the Originals were an American 1960s group best known for their single, "Angel Baby." Fronted by lead singer Rosie Hamlin, the group produced two singles for Highland Records ...more

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Sol Hoopii is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Sol Hoʻopiʻi was born Solomon Hoʻopiʻi Kaʻaiʻai in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a Native Hawaiian guitarist, claimed by many as the all-time best lap steel guitar virtuoso, and he is one of the most ...more

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T-Bone Walker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Jump blues, Chicago blues, Texas blues Aaron Thibeaux "T-Bone" Walker was a critically acclaimed American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who was an influential pioneer and innovator of the ...more

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The Accents is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
The Accents The Accents was a doo-wop band during the 1950s. Its only popular song came out during the “sack” dress fad, and was entitled "Wiggle, Wiggle." The song was released in October, 1958, ...more

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The Artistics is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
The Artistics Rhythm and blues The Artistics were an American R&B vocal group in the 1960s and early 1970s. Their biggest hit was "I'm Gonna Miss You", recorded in 1966.

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The Boswell Sisters is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Girl group, Vocal jazz The Boswell Sisters were a close harmony singing group, consisting of sisters Martha Boswell, Connee Boswell, and Helvetia "Vet" Boswell, noted for intricate harmonies and rhythmic ...more

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The Charioteers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music The Charioteers was an American gospel and pop vocal group from 1930 to 1957.

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The Chi-Lites is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues The Chi-Lites are a Chicago-based smooth soul vocal quartet from the early 1970s, one of the few from the period not to come from Memphis or Philadelphia. They were led by Eugene Record, and ...more

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The Crickets is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Lubbock sound, Rock and roll The Crickets are an American rock and roll band from Lubbock, Texas, formed by singer/songwriter Buddy Holly in the 1950s. Their first hit record was "That'll Be the Day", released in ...more

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The Lennon Sisters is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Girl group, Traditional pop music The Lennon Sisters are an American vocal group initially consisting of four of the six sisters from a family of 11 siblings- 6 girls, 5 boys: Dianne Barbara, Peggy, Kathy, and Janet. All 11 ...more

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The Who is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Popular music, Pop music, Rock music The Who are an English rock band that formed in 1964. Their classic line-up consisted of lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, bassist John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon. They ...more

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Vaughan Mason & Crew is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Vaughan Mason & Crew Hip hop music, Funk Vaughan Mason & Crew was an American funk and post-disco based group, best known for their single "Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll", which reached #5 on the US Billboard Hot Soul Singles ...more