Bands/Musicians The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists  

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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.

You can click on the boogie-woogie band names to see more information about that particular notable boogie-woogie group. If they're near the top of the best boogie-woogie artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top boogie-woogie bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the boogie-woogie band names themselves.

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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The list includes all new boogie-woogie bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of boogie-woogie, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into boogie-woogie music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good boogie-woogie bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent boogie-woogie bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best boogie-woogie bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest boogie-woogie musician ever?"

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

2
12 1
Pete Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Stride, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

3
12 4
Pinetop Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

4
15 7
Jools Holland & His Rhythm & B... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists

5
14 8
Fats Domino is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
New Orleans rhythm and blues, Rock music, Boogie-woogie

6
8 3
Roosevelt Sykes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

7
10 5
Amos Milburn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Jump blues, Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues

8
9 4
Jools Holland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Rock music, Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues

9
4 0
Estelle Yancey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

10
4 0
Fingers Slim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
1521398721213 added Blues, Boogie-woogie

11
6 3
James Crutchfield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

12
5 2
Henri Herbert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Honky-tonk, Boogie-woogie, Rock and roll

13
4 1
Champion Jack Dupree is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

14
3 0
Erwin Helfer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

15
5 3
Silvan Zingg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

16
5 3
Honey Piazza is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

17
5 3
Axel Zwingenberger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

18
4 2
Boogie Woogie Red is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz

19
3 1
Charles Magnante is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Easy listening, Jazz

20
3 1
Charlie Spand is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

21
3 1
Speckled Red is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

22
2 0
Jimmy Yancey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie

23
2 0
Booker T. Laury is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Gospel music

24
2 0
Katie Webster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Swamp blues, Boogie-woogie, Soul music

25
2 0
Ladyva is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Eduardo Mariz added

26
2 0
John P. Hammond is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Rock and roll, Blues

27
2 0
Garland Wilson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

28
5 4
Alan Gerber is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Rock n' Roll, Boogie-woogie, Blues

29
5 4
Blind John Davis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

30
3 2
Big Joe Duskin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

31
2 1
Vince Weber is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

32
2 1
Christian Dozzler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues, Zydeco

33
2 1
Whistlin' Alex Moore is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

34
2 1
Ian Stewart is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Rock music, Boogie-woogie

35
2 1
Jabo Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

36
1 0
William Ezell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Ragtime, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

37
1 0
Mitch Woods is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Jump blues, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

38
1 0
Johnny Parker is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz

39
1 0
Lluís Coloma is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Charles Carles added

Boogie-Woogie, Blues

40
1 0
Pinetop Perkins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Chicago blues, Boogie-woogie, Piano blues

41
1 0
Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

42
1 0
Gene Taylor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Rock music, Boogie-woogie, Blues

43
2 2
Christopher Holland is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Rhythm and blues, Blues

44
2 2
Cripple Clarence Lofton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Blues

45
0 0
Steve
Piano, Boogie-woogie, Rock and roll

46
0 0
Little Brother Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

47
0 0
Lou Martin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Blues-rock, Rock music, Boogie-woogie

48
0 0
Michael Kaeshammer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Stride, Boogie-woogie, Jazz

49
0 0
Mose Vinson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues

50
0 0
Lenny Dee is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boogie-woogie Bands/Artists
Space age pop, Swing music, Nashville sound