Bands/Musicians Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster

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

Examples include Doc Watson and John Hartford.

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Anne Hills is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Anne Hills Folk music Anne Hills is an American folk singer-songwriter. Hills was born in October, 1953, to a family of missionaries in Moradabad, India and grew up in Michigan. She studied at the Interlochen Center ...more

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Boogie Bill Webb is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Electric blues, Rhythm and blues, Louisiana blues Boogie Bill Webb was an American Louisiana blues and R&B guitarist, singer and songwriter. Webb's own style of music combined Mississippi country blues with New Orleans R&B. His best ...more

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Buddy Emmons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz, Country Buddy Emmons, is an American musician. He plays several instruments, most notably pedal steel guitar. Emmons has been called "The World's Foremost Steel Guitarist" and his talent is ...more

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Chris Smither is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk music, Blues William Christopher Smither is an American folk/blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter. His music draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets and philosophers.

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Courtney Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass Courtney Johnson was an American banjo player, best known for his work as an original member of the band New Grass Revival. Influenced by Ralph Stanley and his Clinch Mountain Boys, Johnson is ...more

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Claudia Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Jazz Claudia Schmidt is a musician, originally from New Baltimore, Michigan, who has recorded folk, jazz, blues, and spoken word albums. She plays guitar and Appalachian dulcimer and sings. She has ...more

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David Mallett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
David Mallett is an American singer-songwriter best known for his authorship of the "folk standard" composition "Garden Song". He has recorded for independent record labels ...more

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Doc Watson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Bluegrass, Gospel music Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy awards as well as a Grammy ...more

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Duke Robillard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Swing music, Rockabilly Michael John "Duke" Robillard is an American blues musician. After playing in various bands and working for the Guild Guitar Company, he co-founded the band Roomful of Blues with ...more

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Erwin Helfer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Erwin Helfer Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues Erwin Helfer is an American boogie-woogie, blues and jazz pianist.

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Hot Rize is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass Hot Rize is a bluegrass band that rose to prominence in the early 1980s. Established in 1978, the founding members were Mike Scap, Tim O'Brien on mandolin and fiddle, Pete Wernick on banjo and ...more

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Jean Ritchie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music Jean Ritchie is an American folk music singer, songwriter, and Appalachian dulcimer player.

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Jim Post is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Jim Post Pop music, Country Jim Post is an American folk singer-songwriter, composer, playwright and actor. In 1968 his pop song "Reach out of the Darkness" charted on the Billboard Hot 100 for 14 weeks, peaking

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John Hartford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Bluegrass, Country John Cowan Hartford was an American folk, country and bluegrass composer and musician known for his mastery of the fiddle and banjo, as well as for his witty lyrics, unique vocal style, and ...more

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Mason Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Easy listening, Bluegrass Mason Williams is an American guitarist and composer, best known for his instrumental "Classical Gas". He is also a comedy writer, known for his writing on the Smothers Brothers Comedy ...more

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Michael Peter Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk rock Michael Peter Smith is a Chicago-based singer-songwriter. Rolling Stone Magazine once called him "The greatest songwriter in the English language". He has been singing and composing ...more

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New Grass Revival is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive bluegrass, Country New Grass Revival was an American progressive bluegrass band founded in 1971, and composed of Sam Bush, Courtney Johnson, Ebo Walker, Curtis Burch, Butch Robins, John Cowan, Béla Fleck ...more

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Norman Blake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Bluegrass, Country Norman Blake is an American instrumentalist, vocalist, and songwriter. In a career spanning more than 60 years Blake has played in a number of folk and country groups. He is considered one of ...more

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Northern Lights is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass Northern Lights was an American Progressive bluegrass band formed in 1975 in New England, which musical career spanned more than three decades. Known for a progressive style of bluegrass ...more

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Peter Rowan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Folk rock, Country rock Peter Rowan is a film score composer.

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Preston Reed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Fingerstyle guitar, World music, Jazz Preston Reed is an American fingerstyle guitarist. He is noted for a two-handed playing style and compositional approach that integrates the percussive potential of the guitar body.

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Sam Bush is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass Charles Samuel "Sam" Bush is an American bluegrass mandolin player considered an originator of the Newgrass style.

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Shinobu Sato is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Shinobu Sato Folk music, Classical music, Jazz Shinobu Sato, is a Japanese classical artist. Shinobu debuted in 1988 with the tape Red Dragonfly: World Music on Guitar, which was released on audio CD in 1992. His second major album, Little ...more

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Sweet Honey in the Rock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Spoken word, Gospel music, Blues Sweet Honey in the Rock is an all-woman, African-American a cappella ensemble. They are an American Grammy Award–winning troupe who express their history as African-American women through song, ...more

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Tom Paxton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music Thomas Richard "Tom" Paxton is an American folk singer-songwriter who has had a music career spanning more than fifty years. In 2009, Paxton received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement ...more

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Valerie Wellington is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Valerie Wellington Chicago blues, Electric blues Valerie Wellington was an African-American Chicago blues and electric blues singer and actress. Her 1984 album, Million Dollar $ecret, saw her work with Sunnyland Slim, Billy Branch, and Magic ...more

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Don Lange Singer-songwriter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
Don Lange added Don Lange Singer-songwriter

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Blue Riddim Band is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
stevemclane added blue riddim band The Blue Riddim Band is a Kansas City, Missouri-based reggae band and the first US-based group to play at Jamaica’s Reggae Sunsplash festival, which they did in August 1982 and August 1983,. The ...more

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The Klezmorim is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Flying Fish Records Complete Artist Roster
biomass added The Klezmorim Klezmer, Jazz The Klezmorim, founded in Berkeley, California, in 1975, was the world's first klezmer revival band, widely credited with spearheading the global renaissance of klezmer in the 1970s and '80s. ...more