Bands/Musicians The Best British Blues Bands  

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British blues artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good british blues 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 british blues bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. British blues 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 british blues bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest british blues bands of all time, since the most famous british blues artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best british blues music.

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

List includes The Yardbirds, Eric Burdon & the Animals, more. Vote for the best artists to see them graduate to the top of the list. If you're not a fan of John Mayall or Ten Years After, then vote those down so that the list takes your preferences into account.

All important, significant and iconic names in british blues music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new british blues 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 british blues, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into british blues 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 british blues bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent british blues bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best british blues bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest british blues musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular british blues bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
ElijahKaganer added Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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40 14
John Mayall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
Harmonica blues, Blues-rock, Electric blues

3
29 10
Ten Years After is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
Blues-rock, British blues, Jazz fusion

4
24 6
The Yardbirds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
British Invasion, Blues-rock, Rock music

5
21 8
Eric Burdon & the Animals is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
Blues-rock, Rock music, British blues

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20 8
Alvin Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
Blues-rock, Rock music, Swing music

7
6 0
Gary Moore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
Chic Barna added Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music

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12 4
Savoy Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
GridironRN added Blues-rock, Psychedelic rock, Hard rock

9
18 11
Blind Faith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
Blues-rock, Rock music, British blues

10
3 2
Graham Bond is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
GridironRN added Blues-rock, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

11
6 6
Cyril Davies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
Chicago blues, British blues, Rhythm and blues

12
2 3
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorpor... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
GridironRN added Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Blues

13
4 7
King Crimson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
GridironRN added New Wave, Rock music, Experimental rock

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3 7
Bluesology is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
British blues, Rhythm and blues

15
2 7
Geoff Bradford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
Skiffle, Blues-rock, Folk rock

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2 8
Sweet Thursday is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best British Blues Bands
Rock music, Folk rock, British blues