Bands/Musicians Decca Records Complete Artist Roster

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

List is made up of many different artists, including Paul McCartney and The Rolling Stones.

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

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'Little' Jimmy Dickens is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Country James Cecil Dickens, better known as Little Jimmy Dickens, was an American country music singer famous for his humorous novelty songs, his small size, 4'11", and his rhinestone-studded ...more

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A. P. Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Gospel music, Country Alvin Pleasant Delaney "A.P." Carter was an American musician and founding member of The Carter Family, one of the most notable acts in the history of country music.

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Academy of St. Martin in the F... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Classical music The Academy of St Martin in the Fields is an English chamber orchestra, based in London. John Churchill and Sir Neville Marriner founded the orchestra as The Academy of St.-Martin-in-the-Fields ...more

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Adam and The Ants is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Gothic rock, Glam punk Adam and the Ants were an English new wave band active during the late 1970s and early 1980s. The group, which lasted from 1977 to 1982, existed in two incarnations, both fronted by Adam Ant. ...more

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Akiko Suwanai is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Classical music Akiko Suwanai is a Japanese classical violinist. She was the youngest winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1990. In addition, she won second place in the Queen Elisabeth Music ...more

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Al Hibbler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Easy listening, Jazz Albert George "Al" Hibbler was an American baritone vocalist, who sang with Duke Ellington's orchestra before having several pop hits as a solo artist. Some of Hibbler's singing is ...more

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Al Jolson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Decca 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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Alan Dale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Rock and roll Alan Dale was an American singer of traditional popular and rock and roll music.

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Alan Klein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Alan Klein is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He wrote the soundtrack for the stage play and film, What a Crazy World. In 1964, he released his only solo album, Well At Least It's ...more

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Alan Price is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music Alan Price is an English musician, best known as the original keyboardist for the British band The Animals and for his subsequent solo work. Price was educated at Jarrow Grammar School, South ...more

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Alexis Korner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Blues Alexis Korner was a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as "a founding father of British blues". A major influence on the sound of the ...more

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Alexis Korner's Blues Incorpor... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Blues Blues Incorporated were a British R&B band in the early 1960s, led by Alexis Korner and featuring at various times Jack Bruce, Charlie Watts, Terry Cox, Davy Graham, Ginger Baker, Long John ...more

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Alfie Boe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Operatic pop, Crossover Alfred Giovanni Roncalli Boe, known professionally initially as both Alf and Alfred Boe as well as, more recently, Alfie Boe, is an English tenor singer and actor, notably performing in musical ...more

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Alfred Apaka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Standard Alfred Apaka was born Alfred Aholo Afat Jr in Honolulu, Hawaii to vocalist Alfred Aholo Afat Sr. Alfred was a graduate of President Theodore Roosevelt High School where he was an athlete and ...more

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Alun Davies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Skiffle, Pop music, Folk music Alun Davies is a Welsh guitarist, studio musician, recording artist, and composer who rose to fame primarily with his supporting guitar work and backing vocals as accompanist for English ...more

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Amos Easton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Chicago blues, Piedmont blues, Blues Amos Easton, better known by the stage name Bumble Bee Slim, was an American Piedmont blues singer and guitarist.

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Andrea Bocelli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Opera Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM is an Italian classical tenor, recording artist and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became blind at the age of 12 following an association football ...more

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Andrew Latimer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive rock, Canterbury scene, Symphonic rock Andrew Latimer is an English musician and composer who is founder and one of the original members of the progressive rock band Camel. He is mainly a guitarist and singer, but also a flautist and ...more

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Andy Kirk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Decca 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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Angela Gheorghiu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Angela Gheorghiu is a Romanian soprano. Since her professional debut in 1990, she has performed in leading roles of several operas at New York's Metropolitan Opera, London's Royal Opera House, ...more

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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music Annie Lennox, OBE, born Ann Lennox, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band The ...more

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Antônio Carlos Jobim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Samba Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim — known as Tom Jobim — was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. He was a primary force behind the creation ...more

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Arrival is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop rock Arrival was a London-based close-harmony pop-rock band featuring singers originally from Liverpool. Following its appearance on Maynard Ferguson's 1970 UK television special and two chart hits, ...more

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Art Tatum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Decca 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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Ashley MacIsaac is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Celtic fusion, Rock music, Folk music Ashley MacIsaac is a nominee in the 10th Gemini Award for Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series.

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Atlanta Rhythm Section is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk rock, Southern rock Atlanta Rhythm Section, sometimes abbreviated ARS, is an American southern rock band, formed in 1971. The band's current lineup consists of founding members keyboardist Dean Daughtry and ...more

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Atomic Rooster is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Heavy metal, Progressive rock Atomic Rooster were an English rock band, originally formed by former members of The Crazy World of Arthur Brown. Throughout their history, keyboardist Vincent Crane was the only constant ...more

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Barbara is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Chanson, French pop music Monique Andrée Serf, whose stage name was Barbara, was a French singer. She took her stage name from her Russian grandmother, Varvara Brodsky. Her song "L'Aigle noir" sold ...more

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Benny Carter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Decca 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) 30 on the list Decca 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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Bern Elliott & The Fenmen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Bern Elliott & The Fenmen Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll Bern Elliott and the Fenmen were a British beat group, active between 1961 and 1964, and best known for their 1963 cover version of the song, "Money".

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Bert Kaempfert is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Big band, Easy listening, Jazz Bert Kaempfert was a German orchestra leader and songwriter. He made easy listening and jazz-oriented records and wrote the music for a number of well-known songs, including "Strangers in ...more

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Betty Jean Robinson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Betty Jean Robinson Christian music, Gospel music Betty Jean Robinson is a Christian music singer and songwriter.

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Big Joe Turner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Jump blues, Rock music, Swing music Big Joe Turner was an American blues shouter from Kansas City, Missouri, United States. According to the songwriter Doc Pomus, "Rock and roll would have never happened without him." ...more

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Bill Anderson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Nashville sound, Bluegrass, Country James William "Bill" Anderson III is an American country music singer, songwriter and television personality. He has been a member in long standing of the weekly Grand Ole Opry radio ...more

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Bill Carlisle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Comedy, Country William Toliver "Jumpin' Bill" Carlisle was an American country music singer, songwriter, comedian and guitarist popular in the late 1940s and 1950s but who influenced the genre for ...more

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Bill Haley & His Comets is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Decca 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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Billie Davis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Billie Davis Pop music Billie Davis is an English female singer who had hits in the 1960s, and is best remembered for the UK hit version of the song, "Tell Him" and "I Want You to Be My Baby".

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Billie Holiday is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Decca 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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Billy Fury is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly Ronald Wycherley, known as Billy Fury, was an internationally successful English singer from the late 1950s to the mid 1960s, and remained an active songwriter until the 1980s. Rheumatic fever, ...more

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Billy Grammer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Country Billy Wayne Grammer was an American country music singer and accomplished guitar player. He recorded the million-selling "Gotta Travel On", which made it onto both the country and pop ...more

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Billy Ward and the Dominoes is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Doo-wop Billy Ward and his Dominoes were an African-American R&B vocal group. One of the most successful R&B groups of the early 1950s, the Dominoes helped launch the singing careers of two ...more

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Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Decca 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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Black Ace is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Texas blues, Country blues Black Ace was the most frequently used stage name of the American Texas blues musician, Babe Kyro Lemon Turner, who was also known as B.K. Turner, Black Ace Turner or Babe Turner. Born in Hughes ...more

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Black Cat Bones is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Black Cat Bones Blues-rock Black Cat Bones was a British heavy blues rock group from London. The band is perhaps best known for having had Paul Kossoff and Simon Kirke in its lineup, both of whom later joined Free in ...more

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Blind Willie McTell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Ragtime, Piedmont blues, East Coast blues Blind Willie McTell was a Piedmont and ragtime blues singer and guitarist. He played with a fluid, syncopated fingerstyle guitar technique, common among many exponents of Piedmont blues, ...more

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Bloodstone is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Bloodstone is an American R&B, soul, and funk group, most popular in the 1970s and early 1980s. The band charted thirteen songs between 1973 and 1984.

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Bob Shane is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Folk music Bob Shane is an American singer and guitarist and, with Nick Reynolds' passing in October 2008, the only surviving founding member of The Kingston Trio. In that capacity, Shane became a seminal ...more

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Bobbejaan Schoepen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Decca Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Folk music, Cabaret Bobbejaan Schoepen was a Flemish pioneer in Belgian pop music, vaudeville, and European country music. Schoepen was a versatile entertainer, entrepreneur, singer-songwriter, guitarist, comedian, ...more

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Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Decca 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