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California Rockabilly Bands List

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List of California rockabilly bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as rockabilly solo artists from California are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great California music that you've never heard before. The rockabilly bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in California. If you think the best California rockabilly band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

This is a list that features bands like Social Distortion and The Cramps.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular rockabilly bands from California?" and "Which rockabilly bands started in California?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Social Distortion is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Pop punk, Blues-rock, Rockabilly
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The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues
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Flamin' Groovies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Rockabilly
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Eddie Cochran is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Rock music, Rockabilly, Rock and roll
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Johnny Horton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Rockabilly, Folk music, Country
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Billy Zoom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Rockabilly, Folk music, Country rock
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Dave Alvin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Rockabilly, Folk music, Alternative country
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Maria McKee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Country pop, Pop music, Rock music
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Lone Justice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Rock music, Rockabilly, Country rock
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Doyle Holly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Bakersfield sound, Rockabilly, Country
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The Phenomenauts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
New Wave, Psychobilly, Rockabilly
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Buck Naked and the Bare Bottom... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Buck Naked and the Bare Bottom Boys Rockabilly
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The Ziggens is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Rock music, Rockabilly, Surf rock
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The Buckaroos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
The Buckaroos Bakersfield sound, Rockabilly, Country
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Ace Andres is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Rockabilly, Hard rock
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The Boxmasters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Rock music, Rockabilly, Country rock
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Rubber Souldiers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list California Rockabilly Bands List
Rubber Souldiers Rockabilly, Jam band