Bands/Musicians Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster

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List of Columbia Graphophone Company artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Columbia Graphophone Company roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Columbia Graphophone Company 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 Columbia Graphophone Company 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 Columbia Graphophone Company.

List is made up of many different artists, including Tom Jones and Cliff Richard.

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

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Acker Bilk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Trad jazz, Easy listening Bernard Stanley "Acker" Bilk, MBE was an English clarinettist and vocalist known for his appearance – goatee, bowler hat and striped waistcoat – and breathy, vibrato-rich, ...more

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Alma Cogan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music Alma Cogan was an English singer of traditional pop music in the 1950s and early 1960s. Dubbed "The Girl with the Laugh/Giggle/Chuckle in Her Voice", she was the highest paid British ...more

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Anna Vissi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Laïko, Pop music, Folk music Anna Vissi, also known as Anna Vishy, is a Cypriot recording artist and actress. Born in Cyprus, she studied music at conservatories and performed locally before moving to the professional scene ...more

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Baltimora is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Italo disco Baltimora was an Italian musical act active in the mid to late 1980s. It comprised Jimmy McShane, Maurizio Bassi, Giorgio Cocilovo, Claudio Bazzari, Pier Michelatti and Gabriele Melotti. They ...more

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Barbara Lyon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music Barbara Bebe Lyon was a singer of popular songs and actress, born in the United States but primarily active in the United Kingdom.

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Chris Farlowe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, Jazz fusion, Rhythm and blues Chris Farlowe is an English rock, blues and soul singer. He is best known for his hit single "Out of Time", which rose to #1 in the UK Singles Chart in 1966, and his association with ...more

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Cliff Richard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Skiffle, Christian music, Pop music Sir Cliff Richard OBE is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist. He has been a resident for most of his life in the United Kingdom, but in 2010 confirmed that he is ...more

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Clodagh Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Clodagh Rodgers is a singer and actress from Northern Ireland, best known for her hit singles including, "Come Back and Shake Me" and "Jack in the Box".

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Craig Douglas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll Craig Douglas is an English pop singer, who was popular in the late 1950s and early 1960s. His sole UK chart-topper, "Only Sixteen", sold more copies in the UK than Sam Cooke's

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Edna Savage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music Edna Savage was a traditional pop singer in the United Kingdom. She was born in Warrington, Cheshire, England. She had two sisters, both older. Her father was a landscape gardener, her mother an ...more

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Eric Burdon & the Animals is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, British blues The Animals were a British band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne during the early part of the decade. The band moved to London upon finding fame in 1964. The Animals were known for ...more

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Frank Ifield is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Easy listening, Country Francis Edward Ifield is an Australian easy listening and country music singer who was born in England. He achieved considerable success in the early 1960s, especially in the UK Singles Chart, ...more

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Frankie Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Easy listening Frankie Vaughan, CBE, DL was an English singer of Easy Listening and traditional pop music, who issued more than 80 singles in his lifetime. He was known as "Mr. Moonlight" after one ...more

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Freddie and the Dreamers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Merseybeat Freddie and the Dreamers were an English band who had a number of hit records between May 1963 and November 1965. Their stage act was based around the comic antics of the 5-foot-3-inch-tall ...more

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George Bruno Money is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music George Bruno Money, known as Zoot Money, England is a British vocalist, keyboardist and bandleader. He is best known for his playing of the Hammond organ and association with his Big Roll Band. ...more

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Georgie Fame is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Jazz Georgie Fame is an English rhythm and blues and jazz singer, and keyboard player. The musician, who had a string of 1960s hits, is still a popular performer, often working with contemporaries ...more

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Gerry & the Pacemakers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
British Invasion, Pop music, Rock music Gerry and the Pacemakers were an English beat group prominent during the 1960s. In common with the Beatles, they came from Liverpool, were managed by Brian Epstein, and were recorded by George ...more

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Gerry Marsden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
British Invasion, Pop music, Rock music Gerard "Gerry" Marsden MBE is an English musician and television personality, best known for being leader of the British Merseybeat band Gerry and the Pacemakers.

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Giuni Russo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Opera, Classical music, Easy listening Giuni Russo was an Italian singer-songwriter, who specialised in experimental music after a short successful stint as art-pop singer in the early 1980s. During her career she sang in Italian, ...more

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Heinz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Heinz Burt, was a German-born bassist and singer, who performed under the stage name Heinz.

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Helen Watson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Folk music, Jazz Helen Watson is an English singer-songwriter. Her music encompasses blues, soul, jazz, pop and folk.

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Herman's Hermits is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
British Invasion, Pop music, Rock music Herman's Hermits are an English beat band, formed in Manchester in 1962. Originally called Herman & The Hermits, they were discovered by Harvey Lisberg, who signed them up to management. ...more

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Jackie Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Jackie Lee Jackie Lee is an Irish popular music singer, who has recorded under various names.

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Joe Meek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music Robert George "Joe" Meek was a pioneering English record producer and songwriter. His best-remembered hit is the Tornados' "Telstar", which became the first record by a ...more

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John's Children is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock John's Children were a 1960s pop art/mod rock band from Leatherhead, England that briefly featured future T. Rex frontman Marc Bolan. John's Children were known for their outrageous live ...more

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Kiki Dee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Pauline Matthews, better known by her stage name Kiki Dee, is an English singer. She was the first white, female, blue-eyed soul singer from the UK to sign with Motown's Tamla Records. She is ...more

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Matt Monro is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Easy listening Matt Monro, known as The Man With The Golden Voice, was an English singer who became one of the most popular entertainers on the international music scene during the 1960s and 1970s. Throughout ...more

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Michael Holliday is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Michael Holliday Pop music Norman Alexander Milne, known professionally as Michael Holliday was a British crooner popular in the late 1950s and early 1960s. He had a string of chart hits in the pre-Beatles era in the UK, ...more

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Ottilie Patterson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Trad jazz, Blues Ottilie Patterson was a Northern Irish blues singer best known for her performances and recordings with the Chris Barber Jazz Band in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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Peter and Gordon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Peter and Gordon were a British pop duo, comprising Peter Asher and Gordon Waller, who achieved international fame in 1964 with their first single, the million-selling transatlantic No.1 smash ...more

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Ricky Valance is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Ricky Valance is a Welsh singer. He is best known for the number one single "Tell Laura I Love Her", which sold over a million copies in 1960.

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Rolf Harris is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Dance music, Comedy music Rolf Harris is an Australian entertainer. His career has encompassed work as a musician, singer-songwriter, composer, comedian, actor, painter and television personality. Harris lived in Bray, ...more

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Ruby Murray is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music Ruby Florence Murray was one of the most popular singers in the United Kingdom and Ireland in the 1950s. In 1955 alone, she secured seven Top 10 UK hit singles.

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Shirley Bassey is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Popular music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, DBE is a Welsh singer with a career spanning more than 60 years. Originally finding fame in the mid-1950s, Bassey has been called "one of the most popular ...more

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Susan Jacks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Susan Jacks Pop music, Easy listening, Country Susan Jacks is a Canadian singer–songwriter and producer.

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The Dave Clark Five is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock The Dave Clark Five were an English pop rock group. Their single "Glad All Over" knocked the Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand" off the top of the UK singles charts in ...more

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The Hullaballoos is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Merseybeat The Hullaballoos were one of the original British Invasion bands. They are best known for their 1965 cover of Buddy Holly's "I'm Gonna Love You Too".

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The John Barry Seven is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock and roll The John Barry Seven was a band formed by John Barry in 1957, after he abandoned his original career path of arranging for big bands.

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The Migil 5 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
The Migil 5 Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz The Migil Five were a British pop, rhythm and blues and jazz group in the early to mid-1960s, whose biggest hit was a bluebeat version of "Mockin' Bird Hill".

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The Party Boys is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Hard rock The Party Boys were an Australian rock supergroup with a floating membership that existed from 1982 until 1992. Created by Mondo Rock's bass guitarist, Paul Christie as a part-time venture for ...more

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The Pretty Things is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
British Invasion, Rock music, Garage rock The Pretty Things are an English rock band from London, who originally formed in 1963. They took their name from Willie Dixon's 1955 song "Pretty Thing". Their most commercially ...more

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The Rockin' Vickers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Merseybeat The Rockin' Vickers were a 1960s English rock and roll band from Blackpool. They were originally called Rev Black and The Rockin' Vicars, then abbreviated to The Rockin' Vicars, but in order to ...more

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The Seekers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Folk music, Easy listening The Seekers are an Australian folk-influenced pop quartet, originally formed in Melbourne in 1962. They were the first Australian pop music group to achieve major chart and sales success in the ...more

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The Shadows is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Instrumental rock The Shadows are a British instrumental rock group, and Cliff Richard's backing band, with 69 UK chart singles from the 1950s to the 2000s, 35 credited to the Shadows and 34 to Cliff Richard and ...more

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The Smoke is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Psychedelic pop The Smoke was an English pop group from York. Their biggest hit was "My Friend Jack". They consisted of Mick Rowley, Mal Luker, "Zeke" Lund and Geoff Gill. Lund went on to be ...more

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The Tornados is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Instrumental rock The Tornados were an English instrumental group of the 1960s that acted as backing group for many of record producer Joe Meek's productions and also for singer Billy Fury. They enjoyed several ...more

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The Yardbirds is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
British Invasion, Blues-rock, Rock music The Yardbirds are an English rock band that had a string of hits in the mid-1960s, including "For Your Love", "Over Under Sideways Down" and "Heart Full of Soul". ...more

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Tom Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Ballad, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, OBE, known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. He became one of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the mid-1960s. Since then he has sung nearly ...more

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Tony Brent is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Tony Brent Traditional pop music Tony Brent was a British traditional pop music singer, most active in the 1950s. He scored seven Top 20 chart hits in the UK over an almost six-year period, starting in January 1953.

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Vashti Bunyan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Columbia Graphophone Company Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic folk, Folk music, Freak folk Vashti Bunyan is a British singer-songwriter. Bunyan released her debut album, Just Another Diamond Day, in 1970. The album sold very few copies, and Bunyan, discouraged, abandoned her musical ...more