Bands/Musicians The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians  

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of artists, like Marcia Ball and Slim Harpo, in it. Upvote your favorites and downvote the ones that don't belong to make this list better. Not a fan of Lonnie Brooks or Lazy Lester? Them vote them down!

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

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

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

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Tab Benoit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
JasonRaffle added Soul blues, Chicago blues, Swamp blues

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Lazy Lester is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Harmonica blues, Swamp blues, Rhythm and blues

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Bobby Rush is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
JasonRaffle added Soul blues, Electric blues, Soul music

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Clarence Edwards is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Electric blues, Swamp blues, Louisiana blues

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Boogie Bill Webb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Electric blues, Rhythm and blues, Louisiana blues

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Slim Harpo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Harmonica blues, Juke joint blues, Swamp blues

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Marcia Ball is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
New Orleans rhythm and blues, Swamp blues, Rhythm and blues

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Moses
Swamp blues, Louisiana blues

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Jessie Hill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Rhythm and blues, Louisiana blues

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Lonnie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Chicago blues, Electric blues, Louisiana blues

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Roscoe Shelton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Electric blues, Rhythm and blues, Louisiana blues

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Silas Hogan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians

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Nathan Abshire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Cajun music, Swamp blues, Louisiana blues

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Larry Garner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Swamp blues, Louisiana blues, Blues

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Robert Pete Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Jump blues, Louisiana blues, Blues

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Smoky Babe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Louisiana blues, Piedmont blues

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Tuts Washington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Louisiana Blues Musicians
Louisiana blues