Bands/Musicians Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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Big Brother and the Holding Co... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music Big Brother and the Holding Company is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1965 as part of the same psychedelic music scene that produced the Grateful Dead, Quicksilver ...more

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Blue Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Hard bop, Jazz, Soul jazz Richard Allen "Blue" Mitchell was an American jazz, rhythm and blues, soul, rock, and funk trumpeter, known for many albums recorded as leader and sideman for Riverside, Blue Note and ...more

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Gato Barbieri is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Latin jazz, Jazz Leandro Barbieri, known as Gato Barbieri, is an Argentinean jazz tenor saxophonist and composer who rose to fame during the free jazz movement in the 1960s and is known for his Latin jazz ...more

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Gil Scott-Heron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Spoken Word Soul, Fusion, Jazz-funk Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and '80s. His collaborative ...more

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Kevin Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music Kevin Raleigh is an American singer and keyboardist best known for his tenure with the Michael Stanley Band. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 27, 1952, Raleigh came to local prominence in ...more

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Lenny Welch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Lenny Welch, is an American MOR/pop singer.

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Little Richard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Jump blues, Rock music, Rhythm and blues Richard Wayne Penniman, known by his stage name Little Richard, is an American recording artist, songwriter, and musician. He has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more ...more

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Lou Gare is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Free jazz Lou Gare is an English free-jazz saxophonist born in Rugby, Warwickshire, perhaps best known for his works with the improvised music ensemble AMM and playing with musicians such as Eddie ...more

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Morgana King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Ballad, Cool jazz, Traditional pop music Morgana King is an American jazz singer and actress. Her best-known role was that of Carmela Corleone in The Godfather and The Godfather Part II.

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Roy Haynes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Hard bop, Jazz, Bebop Ron Haynes is a musical artist.

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The Amboy Dukes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Heavy metal, Acid rock The Amboy Dukes was an American rock music band of the late 1960s and early 1970s from Detroit, Michigan, best known for their one hit single "Journey to the Center of the Mind." The ...more

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Tiffany Shade is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Tiffany Shade Psychedelic rock Tiffany Shade was an American psychedelic rock band formed in 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio. They broke up 1968. They recorded and released one self-titled LP and two singles from the same album on ...more

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Vic Schoen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Mainstream Records Complete Artist Roster
Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band Victor "Vic" Schoen was an American bandleader, arranger, and composer whose career spanned from the 1930s until his death in 2000. He furnished music for some of the most successful ...more