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List of Famous Bands from Chattanooga

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List of Chattanooga bands, listed by their level of fame. This Chattanooga musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Chattanooga bands are included, as well as many Chattanooga musicians of underground status. This list of Chattanooga musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Chattanooga bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

You can rank all of these bands, from Usher to Bessie Smith.

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    Contemporary R&B, Hip hop

    AlbumsConfessions, Rhythm City, Volume 1: Caught Up (bonus disc), My Way, Usher

    Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. He was born in Dallas, Texas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee until moving to Atlanta, Georgia. At the age...  more

    The Best Songs Ft. Usher#6 of 50 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010#113 of 297 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

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    Jazz, Blues

    AlbumsSqueeze Me, The World's Greatest Blues Singer, 1923-1933 Empress of the Blues, Bessie Smith: The Greatest Blues Singer in the World, The Empress

    Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer. Nicknamed the Empress of the Blues, she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often...  more

    #155 of 500 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#1248 of 1,681 The Best Rock Bands Of All Time#28 of 222 The Best Blues Artists of All Time

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    Folk music, Bluegrass

    AlbumsOld Ties, The Hobo's Last Ride, Natasha's Waltz, Just Gimme Somethin' I'm Used To, While Passing Along This Way

    Norman Blake (born March 10, 1938) is a traditional American stringed instrument artist and songwriter....  more

    The Best Norman Blake Albums of All Time#403 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#84 of 160 The Best Bluegrass Bands and Artists

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    New Age music, Third stream

    Albums1984, The Doctor Is In ...And Out, 10 Years Hence, Eastern Sounds, Yusef Lateef's Little Symphony

    Yusef Abdul Lateef (born William Emanuel Huddleston; October 9, 1920 – December 23, 2013) was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer, and prominent figure among the Ahmadiyya Community in...  more
  • 5
    Power pop, Christian rock

    AlbumsLive Like We're Alive, In the Making..., From The Inside Looking In, Here and Now

    Nevertheless, often abbreviated as NTL, was a Christian power pop band from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Their song "Live Like We're Alive" reached the top 5 of the R&R Christian Rock Chart. Their song...  more
  • 6
    Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

    AlbumsCulture of Ascent, Journey of the Dunadan, Perelandra, Chronometree, On to Evermore

    Glass Hammer is an American progressive rock band from Chattanooga, Tennessee. They formed in 1992 when multi-instrumentalists Steve Babb and Fred Schendel began to write and record Journey of the...  more
  • 7

    AlbumsThe Lower East Side of Life, Sometimes It's Just Your Time, Swimming in Champagne, Flowers On The Wall

    Eric Lafon Heatherly (born February 21, 1970) is an American country music artist. In 2000, he debuted with a cover of The Statler Brothers' "Flowers on the Wall", the first of three singles from his...  more
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    Big band, Jazz
    James Blanton (October 5, 1918 – July 30, 1942) was an American jazz double bassist. Blanton is credited with being the originator of more complex pizzicato and arco bass solos in a jazz context than...  more