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Okeh Records Complete Artist Roster

Updated June 8, 2017 3.2k views64 items

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

List artists include Billie Holiday, Little Richard and many additional artists as well.

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

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  • Ahmad Jamal1

    Ahmad Jamal

    Cool jazz, Jazz

    AlbumsThe Awakening, Olympia 2000, The Good Life, The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings, Ahmad Jamal at the Blackhawk

    Ahmad Jamal (born Frederick Russell Jones, July 2, 1930) is an American jazz pianist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Al Bernard2

    Al Bernard

    Pop music, Jazz

    AlbumsYou’re My Gal / Swanee, Sugar / See Old Man Moon Smile, Henry Jones / Mississippi Bound, Strut, Miss Lizzie / Sweet Mamma (Papa’s Getting Mad)

    Alfred Aloysous Bernard (November 23, 1888 – March 6, 1949) was an American vaudeville singer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Alberta Hunter3

    Alberta Hunter

    Jazz, Blues

    AlbumsDownhearted Blues: Live At The Cookery, Amtrak Blues, The Legendary Alberta Hunter, Classic Alberta Hunter: The Thirties, Young Alberta Hunter: The Twenties

    Alberta Hunter (April 1, 1895 – October 17, 1984) was an American jazz singer and songwriter... more on Wikipedia
  • Alvin 'Youngblood' Hart4

    AlbumsStart With the Soul, Big Mama's Door, Territory, Motivational Speaker, Down in the Alley

    Alvin Youngblood Hart (born Gregory Edward Hart, March 2, 1963 in Oakland, California, United... more on Wikipedia
  • Anders Osborne5

    Anders Osborne

    Rock music, Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsLiving Room, Ash Wednesday Blues, Peace, Coming Down, Black Eye Galaxy

    Anders Osborne (born May 4, 1966 in Uddevalla, Sweden) is an American singer/songwriter. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    Andrew Jenkins

    Folk music, Gospel music
    The Rev. Andrew W. Jenkins (November 26, 1885, Jenkinsburg, Georgia – April 25, 1957,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7

    Annie Laurie

    Jump blues, Rhythm and blues
    Annie Laurie is an African American jump blues and rhythm and blues singer. She is most... more on Wikipedia
  • Benny Carter8

    Benny Carter

    Swing music, Big band

    AlbumsMy Kind of Trouble (feat. Joe Pass, Art Hillery, Andy Simpkins & Ronnie Bedford), The Complete Benny Carter on Keynote, Additions to Further Definitions

    Bennett Lester Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz saxophonist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Benny Goodman9

    Benny Goodman

    Swing music, Big band

    AlbumsThe Famous Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert 1938, 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert, B.G. in Hi-Fi, Part One, Giants of Jazz

    Benjamin David Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz clarinetist and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10

    AlbumsTrouble in Mind / Georgia Man

    Bertha "Chippie" Hill (March 15, 1905 – May 7, 1950), was an American blues and vaudeville... more on Wikipedia
  • Big Joe Williams11

    Big Joe Williams

    Delta blues

    AlbumsWalking Blues, Absolutely the Best, Baby Please Don't Go, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 2 (1945-1949)

    Joseph Lee "Big Joe" Williams (October 16, 1903 – December 17, 1982) was an American Delta... more on Wikipedia

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    #27 of 107 The Best Musical Artists From Mississippi#52 of 114 The Best Country Blues Bands/Artists

  • Big Maybelle12

    Big Maybelle

    Rhythm and blues, Gospel music

    AlbumsBlues, Candy & Big Maybelle, Best Of The Rojac Years, The Complete OKeh Sessions 1952-'55, The Chronological Big Maybelle 1944-1953 (Classics Blues & Rhythm Series)

    Mabel Louise Smith (May 1, 1924 – January 23, 1972), known professionally as Big Maybelle, was... more on Wikipedia

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    #149 of 225 The Best Blues Artists of All Time#65 of 102 The Best Musical Artists From Tennessee

  • Big Walter Horton13

    AlbumsLive at the El Mocambo, They Call Me Big Walter, The Blues Collection 69: Shuffle and Swing, The Soul of Blues Harmonica, Memphis Recordings 1951

    Walter Horton, better known as Big Walter (Horton) or Walter "Shakey" Horton (April 6, 1921 –... more on Wikipedia

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    #50 of 114 The Best Chicago Blues Bands/Artists#12 of 31 The Best Harmonica Blues Bands/Artists

  • Billie Holiday14

    Billie Holiday

    Torch song, Ballad

    AlbumsLady in Satin, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday at Newport, The Best of Billie Holiday, Billie Holiday Sings, Lady Sings the Blues

    Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Billy Stewart15

    Billy Stewart

    Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsHits and Rarities, Unbelieveable, I Do Love You, Billy Stewart Teaches Old Standards New Tricks, Greatest Hits

    William Larry Stewart II (March 24, 1937 – January 17, 1970) was an American rhythm and blues... more on Wikipedia
  • Blind Willie McTell16

    Blind Willie McTell

    Ragtime, Piedmont blues

    AlbumsMr. McTell Got the Blues, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 23 October 1931 to 19 September 1933, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 3: 21 September 1933 to 25 April 1935

    Blind Willie McTell (born William Samuel McTier; May 5, 1898 – August 19, 1959) was a Piedmont... more on Wikipedia

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    #981 of 1,728 The Best Rock Bands of All Time#374 of 525 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song?

  • 17

    Bob Atcher

    James Robert Owen "Bob" Atcher was an American country musician.
  • Bob Wills18

    Bob Wills

    Western swing

    AlbumsSan Antonio Rose, The Bob Wills Anthology, Anthology 1935-1973, Country Music Hall of Fame Series, The McKinney Sisters

    James Robert Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975) was an American Western swing musician,... more on Wikipedia

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    #926 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#389 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists

  • 19

    AlbumsAnytime's the Time to Fall in Love / Sweeping the Clouds Away, Lucky Me Lovable You / Happy Days Are Here Again, You've Got That Thing / Romance, Leave It That Way / Dust, Stein Song / When the Little Red Roses Get the Blues

    The Casa Loma Orchestra was a popular American dance band active from 1927 to 1963. From 1929... more on Wikipedia
  • Champion Jack Dupree20

    Champion Jack Dupree

    Boogie-woogie, Blues

    AlbumsForever and Ever, Dupree 'N' McPhee: The 1967 Blue Horizon Session, Blues from the Gutter, New Orleans Barrelhouse Boogie, The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions

    William Thomas "Champion Jack" Dupree (July 23, 1909 or July 4, 1910 – January 21, 1992) was... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Charlie Spand

    Boogie-woogie, Blues
    Charlie Spand (born May 8, 1893; died after 1958) was an American blues and boogie-woogie... more on Wikipedia
  • Chuck Willis22

    Chuck Willis

    Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

    AlbumsI Remember Chuck Willis / The King of Stroll, Wails the Blues, King of the Stroll, Stroll On: The Chuck Willis Collection, Let's Jump Tonight! The Best of Chuck Willis From 1951 - '56

    Harold "Chuck" Willis (January 31, 1926 – April 10, 1958) was an American blues, rhythm and... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl Johnson23

    Earl Johnson

    Robert Earl Johnson was an old time fiddler who was influenced by the music of Gid Tanner and... more on Wikipedia
  • Eva Taylor24

    Eva Taylor

    Jazz, Blues

    AlbumsI Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate / Baby, Won't You Please Come Home, Not Just the Blues

    Eva Taylor (January 22, 1895 — October 31, 1977) was an American blues singer and stage... more on Wikipedia
  • Frank Ferera25
    Frank Ferera (June 12, 1885 - June 26, 1951) was a Hawaiian musician who recorded successfully... more on Wikipedia