soul The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists  

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

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

List is made up of artists like Curtis Mayfield and Donny Hathaway. Vote for your favorites to get them to rise to the top. Which is better for this list, Jerry Butler or Leroy Hutson?

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

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

This list answers the questions "who are the best chicago soul bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest chicago soul 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 chicago soul bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Curtis Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
Curtis Mayfield Psychedelic soul, Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues

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15 3
Donny Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
Donny Hathaway Blues-rock, Pop music, Chicago soul

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11 2
Jerry Butler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
Jerry Butler Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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12 3
Tyrone Davis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
Tyrone Davis Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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9 2
The Five Stairsteps is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
The Five Stairsteps Psychedelic soul, Disco, Chicago soul

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11 4
Billy Stewart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
Billy Stewart Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues, Northern soul

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6 1
Leroy Hutson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
Leroy Hutson Smooth soul, Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues

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6 2
Sugar & Spice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
Sugar & Spice Smooth soul, Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues

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5 1
Johnny Pate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
Johnny Pate Pop music, Chicago soul, Jazz

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3 3
Walter Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago Soul Bands/Artists
Walter Jackson Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues, Soul music