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

List includes Anastacia, Earth, Wind & Fire and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular funk bands from Chicago?" and "Which funk bands started in Chicago?" then this list will answer your questions.

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Anastacia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Anastacia Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music

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Earth, Wind & Fire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Earth, Wind & Fire Disco, Rock music, Black metal

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Donny Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Donny Hathaway Blues-rock, Pop music, Chicago soul

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Herbie Hancock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Herbie Hancock Kozmigroov, Jazz-funk, Electro

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Rufus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Rufus Smooth soul, Disco, Pop music

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Buddy Miles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Buddy Miles Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Funk

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Ray Manzarek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Ray Manzarek Blues-rock, Rock music, Jazz fusion

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My Life With the Thrill Kill K... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult Disco, Pop music, Electronic music

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Maurice White is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Maurice White Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music

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Jellybean Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Jellybean Johnson Hip hop music, New Wave, Pop music

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Baby Huey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Baby Huey Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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Jerry Butler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Jerry Butler Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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The Five Stairsteps is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
The Five Stairsteps Psychedelic soul, Disco, Chicago soul

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H. P. Lovecraft is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
H. P. Lovecraft Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

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Phenix Horns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Phenix Horns Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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Verdine White is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Verdine White Disco, Jazz fusion, Rhythm and blues

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Lovecraft is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Chicago Funk Bands List
Lovecraft Pop music, Rock music, Funk