Bands/Musicians Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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Andrea True Connection is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music Andrea Marie Truden, better known by her pseudonym Andrea True, was an American pornographic actress and singer from the disco era. In addition to her given name, she had multiple stage names, ...more

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Arthur Alexander is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Soul music, Country Arthur Alexander was an American country songwriter and soul singer. Jason Ankeny, music critic for Allmusic, said Alexander was a "country-soul pioneer" and that, though largely ...more

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Bill Haley & His Comets is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rockabilly, Heavy metal Bill Haley & His Comets was an American rock and roll band that was founded in 1952 and continued until Haley's death in 1981. The band, also known by the names Bill Haley and the Comets and ...more

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Billy Preston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music William Everett "Billy" Preston was an American musician whose work included R&B, rock, soul, funk and gospel. A virtuoso keyboardist, particularly on Hammond organ, Preston was ...more

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Black Ivory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz-funk, Rhythm and blues Black Ivory is a R&B group from Harlem, which had a number of hits in the 1970s, including "Don't Turn Around", "You and I", "I'll Find a Way", "Spinning ...more

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Bobby Bloom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Calypso music Robert "Bobby" Bloom was an American singer-songwriter. He is known best for being a one-hit wonder with the 1970 song, "Montego Bay", which was co-written with and produced

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Captain Beefheart & His Magic ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Spoken word, Garage rock

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Carmen McRae is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Ballad, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz Carmen Mercedes McRae was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, it was her behind-the-beat phrasing ...more

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Charlie Daniels is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Outlaw country, Rock music, Country rock Charles Edward "Charlie" Daniels is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for his contributions to country, bluegrass, and Southern rock music. He is perhaps best known for ...more

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CHIC is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Rock music, Reggae Chic is an American band that was organized during 1976 by guitarist Nile Rodgers and bassist Bernard Edwards. Its commercially successful disco songs include "Dance, Dance, Dance", ...more

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Chip Taylor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Country James Wesley Voight, better known by the stage name Chip Taylor, is an American songwriter, noted for writing "Angel of the Morning" and "Wild Thing."

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Coven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Shock rock, Pop rock Coven is an American metal band formed in the late 1960s, composed of vocalist Jinx Dawson, bassist Oz Osborne, Chris Neilsen on guitar, Rick Durrett and later John Hobbs on keyboards, and ...more

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Don Van Vliet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Spoken word, Rock music Don Van Vliet was an American musician, singer-songwriter and artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work was conducted with a rotating ensemble of musicians called ...more

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Edwin Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Gospel music Edwin Reuben Hawkins is an American gospel musician, pianist, choir master, composer, and arranger. He is one of the originators of the urban contemporary gospel sound. He is probably best known ...more

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Eire Apparent is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Eire Apparent were a band from Northern Ireland, noted for launching the careers of Henry McCullough and Ernie Graham, and for having Jimi Hendrix play on, and produce, their only album.

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Freddy Cannon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rock and roll Frederick Anthony Picariello Jr., known as Freddy Cannon, is an American rock and roll singer, whose biggest international hits included "Tallahassee Lassie", "Way Down Yonder In ...more

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Gerry McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rhythm and blues Gerry McAvoy is an Irish blues rock bass guitarist, who is best known for his 25-year-long friendship and professional association performing with Rory Gallagher between 1970 and 1991. A melodic ...more

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Gladys Knight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Gospel music Gladys Maria Knight, known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American recording artist, songwriter, businesswoman, humanitarian and author. A four-time Grammy Award-winner, she is best ...more

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Gladys Knight & the Pips is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Soul music Gladys Knight & The Pips were an R&B/soul family musical act from Atlanta, Georgia, active from 1953 to 1989. The group was best known for their string of hit singles on Motown's ...more

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Honey Cone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Honey Cone was an American R&B and soul all-girl vocal group, who are best remembered for their Billboard #1 hit single, "Want Ads". They were the premier female group for Hot Wax ...more

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James Cotton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Chicago blues, Rock music, Memphis blues James Cotton is an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, who has performed and recorded with many of the great blues artists of his time as well as with his own band. Although ...more

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Jean Carne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues Jean Carne is an American jazz and pop singer. Early in her career, her name was spelled as Jean Carn before she added an e under the advice of a numerologist. Carn is a vocalist credited with a ...more

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Jim Weatherly is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Country James Dexter "Jim" Weatherly is an American singer-songwriter. Weatherly played quarterback at the University of Mississippi before choosing songwriting over a football career.

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Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Doo-wop, Pop music, Rock music Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge is an American musical group, best known for their million-selling rendition of Jimmy Webb's "The Worst That Could Happen".

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Keni Burke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Contemporary R&B, Smooth jazz, Rhythm and blues Kenneth M. Burke, better known as Keni Burke, is an American R&B, soul, funk, and jazz singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist who began his career as a member of the ...more

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Les Variations is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll Les Variations was a French rock band from the 1960s and 1970s, that sang in English and was known for its rock guitar-based music. They were France's first band to headline the famed Olympia ...more

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Melba Moore is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Dance-pop Beatrice Melba Hill, best known by her stage name, Melba Moore is an American singer, actress, entertainer. She is the daughter of saxophonist Teddy Hill and R&B singer Bonnie Davis.

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Michael Henderson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz Michael Henderson is an American bass guitarist and vocalist best known for his bass playing with Miles Davis in the early 1970s, on early fusion albums such as A Tribute to Jack Johnson, ...more

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Monty Python is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Comedy Monty Python were a British surreal comedy group who created their sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, that first aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969. Forty-five episodes were made ...more

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Motherlode is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Motherlode Rock music, Soul music Motherlode was a Canadian pop rock group formed in 1969 in London, Ontario. The group scored some success in the US with their single, "When I Die", which hit #18 on the U.S. Billboard ...more

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Norman Connors is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz Norman Connors is an American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and producer who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups. He also achieved several big R&B hits of the day, ...more

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Phyllis Hyman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues Phyllis Linda Hyman was an American singer-songwriter and actress. She is best known for her singles from the late 1970s to the early 1990s: "You Know How to Love Me", "Living All ...more

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R.J.'s Latest Arrival is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
R. J.'s Latest Arrival was an American R&B, dance, and soul music band from Detroit, Michigan, United States, who formed in the late 1970s and reached the peak of their popularity in the ...more

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Rollins Band is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Punk blues, Rock music Rollins Band was an American rock band led by singer and songwriter Henry Rollins. They are best known for the songs "Low Self Opinion" and "Liar", which both earned heavy ...more

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Rory Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Skiffle, Blues-rock, Classic rock William Rory Gallagher was an Irish blues-rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and bandleader. Born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, and raised in Cork, Gallagher recorded solo albums ...more

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Steve Goodman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music Steven Benjamin Goodman – known as Steve Goodman – was an American folk music singer-songwriter from Chicago. Goodman was diagnosed with leukemia while attending college, and he set out to make ...more

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The Shadows of Knight is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Garage rock The Shadows of Knight are an American rock band from the Chicago suburbs, formed in the 1960s, who play a form of British blues mixed with influences from their native city. At the time they ...more

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The Trammps is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Rhythm and blues, Soul music The Trammps was an American disco and soul band, who were based in Philadelphia and were one of the first disco bands. The band's first major success was with their 1972 cover version of ...more

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Tasha Thomas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Tasha Thomas Tasha Thomas was an American singer-songwriter and actress, known for her role as Aunt Em in the original Broadway production of The Wiz. Thomas also had a hit single, "Shoot Me," from ...more

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The Caravans is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Gospel music The Caravans is a gospel music group that was started in 1947 by Robert Anderson. It reached its peak popularity during the 1950s and 1960s, launching the careers of a number of artists, ...more

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The Five Stairsteps is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic soul, Disco, Chicago soul The Five Stairsteps, known as "The First Family of Soul", were an American Chicago soul group made up of five of Betty and Clarence Burke Sr.'s six children: Alohe Jean, Clarence Jr., ...more

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The Guess Who is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Pop music The Guess Who are a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Initially gaining recognition in Canada, the group also found international success from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s with ...more

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The Isley Brothers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Doo-wop, Rock music, Rhythm and blues The Isley Brothers are an American musical group originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, originally a vocal trio consisting of brothers O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley and Ronald Isley. The group ...more

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The Lemon Pipers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Psychedelic pop The Lemon Pipers were a 1960s psychedelic pop band from Oxford, Ohio, known chiefly for their song "Green Tambourine", which reached No. 1 in the United States in 1968. The song has ...more

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The Newbeats is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Buddah Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music The Newbeats were an American popular music vocal trio, best known for their 1964 hit, "Bread and Butter", which was released on the Hickory Records label.