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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
Genre: Pop music, Jazz & Blues; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: You’re My Gal / Swanee, Sugar / See Old Man Moon Smile, Henry Jones / Mississippi Bound, Strut, Miss Lizzie / Sweet Mamma (Papa’s Getting Mad), + more

Alfred Aloysous Bernard (November 23, 1888 – March 6, 1949) was an American vaudeville singer, known as "The Boy From Dixie", who was most popular during the 1910s through early
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Al Jolson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Pop music, Traditional pop music & Jazz; Nationality: Lithuania

Albums: Mammy, The Very Best of Al Jolson, Cocktail Hour, Al Jolson: Duets, Let Me Sing and I'm Happy: Al Jolson at Warner Bros. 1926 - 1936, + more

Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson; May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer, comedian, and actor. At the peak of his career, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer". ...more

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Andy Kirk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Jazz; Nationality: United States of America
Andrew Kirk may refer to: Andrew Jackson Kirk (1866–1933), U.S. Representative from Kentucky Andrew Kirk (rugby league), English professional rugby league footballer Andy Kirk (musician) ...more
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Art Tatum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Art Tatum Genre: Stride and Jazz; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: The Tatum Group Masterpieces, The Discovery of Jazz, The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume 3, Body and Soul, + more

Arthur Tatum Jr. (, October 13, 1909 – November 5, 1956) was an American jazz pianist. Tatum grew up in Toledo, Ohio, where he began playing professionally and had his own radio program, ...more

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Barbara Acklin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Rhythm and blues and Soul music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: 20 Greatest Hits, Greatest Hits, Seven Days of Night, I Did It, Love Makes a Woman, + more

Barbara Jean Acklin (February 28, 1943 – November 27, 1998) was an American soul singer and songwriter, who was most successful in the 1960s and 1970s. Her biggest hit as a singer was "Love ...more
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Benny Carter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Swing music, Big band & Jazz; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: My Kind of Trouble (feat. Joe Pass, Art Hillery, Andy Simpkins & Ronnie Bedford), The Complete Benny Carter on Keynote, Additions to Further Definitions, + more

Bennett Lester Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. With Johnny Hodges, he was a pioneer on the ...more
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Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Swing music, Big band & Jazz; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: The Famous Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert 1938, 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert, B.G. in Hi-Fi, Part One, Giants of Jazz, + more

Benjamin David Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing".In the mid-1930s, Goodman led one of the most popular ...more

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Big Maybelle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Rhythm and blues, Gospel music & Blues; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Blues, Candy & Big Maybelle, Best Of The Rojac Years, The Complete OKeh Sessions 1952-'55, The Chronological Big Maybelle 1944-1953 (Classics Blues & Rhythm Series), + more

Mabel Louise Smith (May 1, 1924 – January 23, 1972), known professionally as Big Maybelle, was an American R&B singer. Her 1956 hit single "Candy" received the Grammy Hall of Fame

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Billie Holiday is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Torch song, Ballad & Swing music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Lady in Satin, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday at Newport, The Best of Billie Holiday, Billie Holiday Sings, Lady Sings the Blues, + more

Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her ...more

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Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Traditional pop music, Easy listening & Jazz; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Merry Christmas, Bing Crosby's Christmas Classics, White Christmas, Christmas, Christmas With Bing Crosby, + more

Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (; May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor. The first multimedia star, Crosby was a leader in record sales, radio ratings, and ...more

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Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Rock music, Swing music & Folk music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Beyond the Sea: The Very Best of Bobby Darin, You're the Reason I'm Living / I Wanna Be Around, Bobby Darin Sings Doctor Doolitle / Born Walden Robert Cassotto, Great Gentlemen of Song: Spotlight On..., Oh! Look at Me Now, + more

Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television. He performed jazz, pop, ...more

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Buddy Holly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Lubbock sound, Rock music & Rockabilly; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Buddy, 20 Golden Greats, What You Been A-Missin': What You've Been A-Missin', The Buddy Holly Story, That'll Be The Day, + more

Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known professionally as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central and pioneering figure of ...more

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Casa Loma Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Anytime's the Time to Fall in Love / Sweeping the Clouds Away, Lucky Me Lovable You / Happy Days Are Here Again, You've Got That Thing / Romance, Leave It That Way / Dust, Stein Song / When the Little Red Roses Get the Blues, + more

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 Genre: Folk music and Blues; Nationality: United States of America
Dick Justice (1906 – September 12, 1962) was an American blues and folk musician, who hailed from West Virginia, United States.
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Dock Boggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Old-time music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Country Blues: Complete Early Recordings (1927-29), His Folkways Years (1963-1968)

Moran Lee "Dock" Boggs (February 7, 1898 – February 7, 1971) was an influential old-time singer, songwriter and banjo player. His style of banjo playing, as well as his singing, is ...more

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Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Orchestral jazz, Swing music & Big band; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Côte d'Azur Concerts on Verve, The Blanton–Webster Band, American Freedom, Money Jungle, The Stockholm Concert, + more

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death over a career ...more

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Eddy Duchin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Jazz; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra, Best of The Big Bands

Edwin Frank Duchin (April 1, 1909 – February 9, 1951) was an American jazz pianist and bandleader during the 1930s and 1940s.
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Eva Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Pop music, Traditional music & Folk music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: The Other Side, Songbird, Live at Blues Alley, Time After Time, Eva by Heart, + more

Eva Marie Cassidy (February 2, 1963 – November 2, 1996) was an American singer and guitarist known for her interpretations of jazz and blues. In 1992, she released her first album, The Other ...more

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Frank Ferera is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Frank Ferera (June 12, 1885 - June 26, 1951) 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
Genre: Big band and Jazz; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Big Bands: Glen Gray, Best of Big Bands: Glen Gray, Swing Goes On!, volume 1

Glenn Gray Knoblauch (June 7, 1900 – August 23, 1963), known professionally as 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
Genre: Disco, Rhythm and blues & Funk; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Stop & Go, Footstompin' Music, Bohannon, Summertime Groove, Insides Out, + more

Hamilton Frederick Bohannon (born March 7, 1942), often credited and known professionally simply as Bohannon, is an American percussionist, band leader, songwriter and record producer, who was ...more
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Humphrey Bate is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
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Humphrey Bate (May 25, 1875 – June 12, 1936) was an American harmonica player and string band leader. He was the first musician to play old-time music on Nashville-area radio. Bate and his band, ...more
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Jackie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Brunswick Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Pop music, Rhythm and blues & Soul music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: The Jackie Wilson Story, The Titan of Soul, The Very Best of Jackie Wilson, The Ultimate Jackie Wilson, Reet Petite, + more

Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. (June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984) was an American soul singer and performer. A tenor with a four-octave range, Wilson was a prominent figure in the transition of rhythm and ...more

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