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List Rules Only Jewish singers and musicians

Famous American Jewish singers and songwriters: including famous Jewish pop singers and rock performers. This list of famous Jewish singers and musicians have entertained multiple generations of people with their music. Some of the most-loved musicians in the world are Jewish: stars like Madonna and Lady Gaga to the rock gods in KISS all made this list. All of the singers listed here had at least one hit song, if not dozens, in multiple categories from pop to folk.

Who are the most famous Jewish singers and bands? Some of these famous Jewish singers are the pinnacle of what it means to be a performer. The list includes such masters as Barbara Streisand, the "Jewish-Elvis" & great American songwriter Neil Diamond, and even rocker Ace Frehley. They are models of a new Jewish-American music made popular by new Jewish-American singers.
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Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Paul Simon Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

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699 251
Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Simon & Garfunkel Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

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608 248
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Bob Dylan Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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602 246
Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Billy Joel Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

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599 248
Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Barbra Streisand Adult contemporary music, Show tune, Traditional pop music

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600 249
Carole King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Carole King Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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595 247
Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Carly Simon Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

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600 250
Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adam Levine Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

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598 249
Neil Diamond is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Neil Diamond Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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593 247
George Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
George Gershwin Opera, Musical theatre, Film score

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594 248
Burt Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Burt Bacharach Pop music, Vocal music

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590 246
Irving Berlin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Irving Berlin Show tune, Musical theatre, Film score

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588 245
Leonard Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Leonard Bernstein Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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588 245
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Bette Midler Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

The Best Christmas Songs Written by Jewish Songwriters

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Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Benny Goodman Swing music, Big band, Jazz

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Adam Lambert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adam Lambert Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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586 245
Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Art Garfunkel Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

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597 251
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pink Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

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Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Lou Reed Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

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589 247
Steely Dan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Steely Dan Rock music, Jazz fusion, Rhythm and blues

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Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Jefferson Airplane Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

The Best Concert Movies Streaming on Hulu

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Josh Groban is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Josh Groban Classical Crossover, Christian music, Pop music

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586 246
Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Paul Stanley Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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589 248
Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

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Neil Sedaka is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Neil Sedaka Pop music, Rock music

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Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Gene Simmons Glam metal, Heavy metal, Rock and roll

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586 247
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
David Lee Roth Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Randy Newman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Randy Newman Pop music, Rock music, Soft rock

The Most Beautiful Jewish Women Under 40

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Marvin Hamlisch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Marvin Hamlisch Musical theatre, Film score

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586 248
Idina Menzel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

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Paula Abdul is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Paula Abdul Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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584 248
Cass Elliot is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Cass Elliot Pop music, Folk rock

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516 247
REO Speedwagon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
REO Speedwagon Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock

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480 247
Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Harry Connick, Jr. Jazz-funk, Swing music, Traditional pop music

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424 246
Joey Ramone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Joey Ramone Punk rock

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Herb Alpert is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Herb Alpert Pop music, Latin American music, Rhythm and blues

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Buddy Rich is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Buddy Rich Swing music, Big band, Jazz

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Janis Ian is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Janis Ian Adult contemporary music, Folk music

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354 246
Geddy Lee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Geddy Lee Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock

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Oscar Hammerstein I is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

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Michael Bolton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Michael Bolton Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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Mel Tormé is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Mel Torme Jazz

25 Famous People with Jewish Fathers

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Ric Ocasek is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Ric Ocasek Bubblegum pop, New Wave, Rock music

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Dinah Shore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Dinah Shore Pop music

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Laura Nyro is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Laura Nyro Doo-wop, Pop music, Rock music

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314 246
Richard Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Richard Rodgers Ballet, Musical theatre

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308 245
Arlo Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Arlo Guthrie Folk music, Folk rock, Talking blues

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309 246
Dee Snider is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Dee Snider Glam metal, Shock rock, Heavy metal

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307 247
Linda McCartney is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

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Béla Fleck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Béla Fleck Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock