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Vocalion Records Complete Artist Roster

Updated June 8, 2017 4.0k views41 items

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

Artists here include everything from Billie Holiday to Benny Goodman.

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

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  • 1

    Albert Ammons

    Boogie-woogie, Jazz

    Albums8 to the Bar, The Boogie Woogie Man, The Chronological Classics: Albert Ammons 1946-1948, Master Of Boogie, The Chronological Classics: Albert Ammons 1936-1939

    Albert Clifton Ammons (March 1, 1907 – December 2, 1949) was an American pianist and player of...  more
  • 2

    Amos Easton

    Chicago blues, Piedmont blues

    AlbumsFrom Georgia to Chicago 1931-1937, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 23 March to 27 October 1934

    Admiral Amos Easton (May 7, 1905 – June 8, 1968), better known by the stage name Bumble Bee...  more
  • 3

    Austin And Lee Allen

    Old-time music, Country

    AlbumsHey Buddy, Won't You Roll Down the Line / Salty Dog, Hey Hey Hey, Roust-A-Bout / Singer

    The Allen Brothers were an American country music duo popular in the 1920s and 1930s. They...  more
  • 4

    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
  • 5

    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

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    The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time#709 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time

  • 6

    Big Bill Broonzy

    Chicago blues, Folk music

    AlbumsRocking in Chicago 1949-53, Volume 2 The Post War Years, Nothing But the Blues: Mississippi River Blues, Nothing but the Blues: You Do Me Any Old Way, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order

    Big Bill Broonzy (born Lee Conley Bradley, June 26, 1903 – August 14, 1958) was an American...  more

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    #45 of 101 The Best Musical Artists From Arkansas#20 of 114 The Best Chicago Blues Bands/Artists

  • 7

    Big Joe Turner

    Jump blues, Rock music

    AlbumsBig, Bad & Blue: The Big Joe Turner Anthology, All the Classic Hits 1938-1952, Greatest Hits, Greatest Hits 1938-52 (disc 5)

    Joseph Vernon "Big Joe" Turner Jr. (May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985) was an American blues...  more

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    #144 of 265 Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees#11 of 105 The Best Musical Artists From Missouri

  • 8

    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

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    #28 of 107 The Best Musical Artists From Mississippi#51 of 65 The Best Delta Blues Bands/Artists

  • 9

    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
  • 10

    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

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    The Unprecedented Rise And Tragic Death Of Billie Holiday#293 of 739 The Best Singers Of All Time

  • 11

    Blind John Davis

    Boogie-woogie, Jazz

    AlbumsBlind John Davis, Volume 1 (1938-1952), Nothing but the Blues, My Own Boogie, Moanin' The Blues

    Blind John Davis (December 7, 1913 – October 12, 1985) was an American blues and boogie-woogie...  more
  • 12
    Alcide "Blind Uncle" Gaspard was a partially blind vocalist and guitarist from Louisiana who...  more
  • 13

    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

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    #37 of 225 The Best Blues Artists of All Time#327 of 525 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song?

  • 14

    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

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    #295 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#109 of 291 The Top Country Artists of All Time

  • 15

    Bull City Red

    Piedmont blues, East Coast blues
    Bull City Red (born George Washington, February 19, 1917 – October 1958) was an American...  more
  • 16

    Casey Bill Weldon

    Blues, Country blues
    William "Casey Bill" Weldon (December 10, 1909 – c. 1970) was an American country blues...  more
  • 17

    Charlie Patton

    Country blues, Delta blues

    AlbumsThe Rough Guide to Blues Legends: Charley Patton, Founder of the Delta Blues, This Is the Blues, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 3: December 1929 to 1 February 1934

    Charley Patton (died April 28, 1934), also known as Charlie Patton, was an American Delta...  more

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    #398 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists#1373 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

  • 18

    Cow Cow Davenport

    Boogie-woogie, Piano blues

    AlbumsComplete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 22 May 1929 to 1945, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 1: 1 October 1925 to 1 May 1929, Cow Cow Davenport

    Charles Edward "Cow Cow" Davenport (April 23, 1894 – December 3, 1955) was an American...  more
  • 19

    Cripple Clarence Lofton

    Boogie-woogie, Blues
    Clarence Lofton (March 28, 1887, 1896 or 1897 – January 9, 1957), credited as Cripple Clarence...  more
  • 20

    Dennis McGee

    Cajun music

    AlbumsThe Complete Early Recordings 1929-1930

    Dennis (Denus) McGee (born January 26, 1893, Eunice, Louisiana, USA – October 3, 1989) was...  more
  • 21

    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
  • 22
    Frank Ferera (June 12, 1885 - June 26, 1951) was a Hawaiian musician who recorded successfully...  more
  • 23

    Furry Lewis

    Country blues, Delta blues

    AlbumsIn His Prime 1927-1928, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order: 1927 - 1929, Good Morning Judge, Shake 'em on Down, Jelly Roll / Mr. Furry’s Blues

    Walter E. "Furry" Lewis (March 6, 1893 or 1899 – September 14, 1981) was an American country...  more
  • 24
    Irving Kaufman (February 8, 1890 – January 3, 1976) was a prolific American early twentieth...  more
  • 25

    Johnny Long

    Swing music, Big band
    Johnny Long (September 12, 1914 (disputed) – October 31, 1972) was an American violinist and...  more