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Boogie-woogie artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good boogie-woogie bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top boogie-woogie bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Boogie-woogie groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all boogie-woogie bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest boogie-woogie bands of all time, since the most famous boogie-woogie artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best boogie-woogie music.

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List is made up of artists like Fats Domino and Roosevelt Sykes. Vote for your favorites to get them to rise to the top of the list. What's the best item on this list? Jonah Jones? Charles Magnante?

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Albert Ammons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Albert Ammons Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Fats Domino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Fats Domino New Orleans rhythm and blues, Rock music, Boogie-woogie

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Jools Holland & His Rhythm & B... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists

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Amos Milburn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Amos Milburn Jump blues, Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues

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James Crutchfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
James Crutchfield Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Pete Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Pete Johnson Stride, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Jools Holland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Jools Holland Rock music, Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues

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Pinetop Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Pinetop Smith Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Roosevelt Sykes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Roosevelt Sykes Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Blind John Davis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Blind John Davis Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Boogie Woogie Red is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie Woogie Red Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Honey Piazza is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Honey Piazza Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Charles Magnante is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Charles Magnante Boogie-woogie, Easy listening, Jazz

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Erwin Helfer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Erwin Helfer Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Estelle Yancey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Estelle Yancey Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Champion Jack Dupree is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Champion Jack Dupree Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Booker T. Laury is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Booker T. Laury Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Gospel music

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Garland Wilson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Garland Wilson Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Alan Gerber is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Alan Gerber Rock n' Roll, Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Silvan Zingg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Silvan Zingg Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Big Joe Duskin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Big Joe Duskin Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Charlie Spand is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Charlie Spand Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Christian Dozzler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Christian Dozzler Boogie-woogie, Blues, Zydeco

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Speckled Red is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Speckled Red Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Johnny Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Johnny Parker Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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William Ezell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
William Ezell Ragtime, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Gene Taylor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Gene Taylor Rock music, Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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John P. Hammond is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
John P. Hammond Boogie-woogie, Rock and roll, Blues

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Axel Zwingenberger is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Axel Zwingenberger Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Christopher Holland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Christopher Holland Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues, Blues

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Cripple Clarence Lofton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Cripple Clarence Lofton Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Whistlin' Alex Moore is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Whistlin' Alex Moore Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Ian Stewart is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Ian Stewart Rock music, Boogie-woogie

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Jabo Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Jabo Williams Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Vince Weber is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Vince Weber Boogie-woogie, Blues

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Jimmy Yancey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Jimmy Yancey Boogie-woogie

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Mitch Woods is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Mitch Woods Jump blues, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Steve "Big Man" Clayton Piano, Boogie-woogie, Rock and roll

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Winifred Atwell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Winifred Atwell Ragtime, Classical music, Boogie-woogie

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Katie Webster is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Katie Webster Swamp blues, Boogie-woogie, Soul music

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Little Brother Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Little Brother Montgomery Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Pinetop Perkins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Pinetop Perkins Chicago blues, Boogie-woogie, Piano blues

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Little Willie Littlefield is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Little Willie Littlefield Jump blues, Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues

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Lou Martin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Lou Martin Blues-rock, Rock music, Boogie-woogie

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Mose Vinson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Mose Vinson Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

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Lenny Dee is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Lenny Dee Space age pop, Swing music, Nashville sound

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Michael Kaeshammer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Michael Kaeshammer Stride, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

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Walter Roland is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists

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Hadda Brooks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Hadda Brooks Torch song, Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues