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, his career spanning over 50 years. Born in ...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