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List of Famous Bands from Oklahoma City

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List of Oklahoma City bands, listed by their level of fame. This Oklahoma City musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Oklahoma City bands are included, as well as many Oklahoma City musicians of underground status. This list of Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City 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.

List bands range from The Flaming Lips to Hinder.

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    Rock music, Space rock

    AlbumsThe Soft Bulletin, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, At War With the Mystics, Clouds Taste Metallic, Transmissions From the Satellite Heart

    The Flaming Lips is an American rock band formed in 1983 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The group recorded several albums and EPs on an indie label, Restless, in the 1980s and early 1990s. After signing  ...more

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  • 2
    Glam metal, Rock music

    AlbumsExtreme Behavior, Take It to the Limit, All American Nightmare, Welcome to the Freakshow, Live From Las Vegas at the Palms

    Hinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by lead singer Austin Winkler, guitarist Joe "Blower" Garvey, and drummer Cody Hanson. The band released four studio albums with  ...more
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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

    AlbumsFind It on the Wings, Sandi Patti and the Friendship Company, Falling Forward, More Than Wonderful, Le Voyage

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Sandra Faye "Sandi" Patty (born July 12, 1956) is an American Christian music singer, known for her wide soprano vocal range and expressive flexibility, which has led music critics to dub her "The  ...more

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    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsTime & Chance, C.M.B., Now & Forever, Choose, I Adore Mi Amor

    Color Me Badd is an American contemporary R&B group that was formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The original members of the group were lead singer Bryan Abrams, Mark Calderon, Sam Watters and Kevin  ...more

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    Swing music, Jazz

    AlbumsThe Chronological Classics: Wardell Gray 1950-1955, Wardell Gray Memorial, Volume 2, The Chronological Classics: Wardell Gray 1946-1950, Wardell Gray Memorial

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Wardell Gray (February 13, 1921 – May 25, 1955) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist who straddled the swing and bebop periods.  ...more
  • 6
    Kozmigroov, World fusion music

    AlbumsEl Corazón, Codona 3, Codona 2, The Avant-Garde, Eternal Rhythm

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Donald Eugene Cherry (November 18, 1936 – October 19, 1995) was an American jazz trumpeter. Cherry had a long association with saxophonist Ornette Coleman, which began in the late 1950s. Cherry was  ...more
  • 7

    AlbumsAlive and Well and Livin' the Dream, Two Ways to Fall, Ty England, Alive and Well, Highways & Dance Halls

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gary Tyler England (born December 5, 1963) is an American country music singer and guitarist. Initially a member of Garth Brooks' band, England began his solo career in 1995, recording a self-titled  ...more
  • 8
    Anti-folk, Garage rock

    AlbumsMoldy Peaches 2000: Unreleased Cutz and Live Jamz 1994-2002, The Moldy Peaches, County Fair / Rainbows, Moldy Peaches 2000: Fer the Kids/ Live 1999, X-Ray Vision

    The Moldy Peaches were an indie group founded by Adam Green and Kimya Dawson. Leading proponents of the anti-folk scene, the band has been on hiatus since 2004. The appearance of their song "Anyone  ...more

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  • 9
    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsThe Flaming Lips and Stardeath and White Dwarfs with Henry Rollins and Peaches Doing The Dark Side of the Moon, The Birth, Chemical, That's Cool, I Can't Get Away

    Stardeath and White Dwarfs is an experimental rock band from Norman, Oklahoma, formed in late 2004. The band has released two albums, one single and an EP, as well as contributing to The Flaming  ...more
  • 10
    Christian music, Rock music

    AlbumsTo the Bride, Anthology, Cosmic Cowboy, Best of Barry McGuire, Eve of Destruction

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Barry McGuire (born October 15, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter. He is known for the hit song "Eve of Destruction", and later as a pioneering singer and songwriter of contemporary Christian  ...more

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  • 11
    Pop music, Dance music

    AlbumsLutricia McNeal, Whatcha Been Doing, My Side of Town, Soulsister Ambassador, Rise

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lutricia McNeal (born November 27, 1973) is an American soul and pop singer. She achieved worldwide success with her cover version of "Ain't That Just the Way" which sold two million copies  ...more
  • 12
    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

    AlbumsSongs for Worship, Volumes I and II, Troubadour for the Lord, Troubadour of the Great King, Simple Heart

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John Michael Talbot (born May 8, 1954) is an American Roman Catholic singer, songwriter, guitarist, author, television presenter and founder of a monastic community known as the Brothers and Sisters  ...more

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    Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Wood is an American country music artist. Wood was signed to a publishing contract in 1994, writing songs for other country artists, including "Cowboy Love", a Top 5 hit for John  ...more
  • 14
    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

    AlbumsKristy Starling

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kristy Starling is a Contemporary Christian Music singer, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. After marrying husband Adam in the fall of 2002, she came second in a national singing competition, Today's  ...more
  • 15
    Folk rock

    AlbumsThe Happiest Lamb, Haunt

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Audra Mae is an American singer and songwriter from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, born on February 20, 1984. She is the great-great-niece of Judy Garland, and a great granddaughter of Garland's sister  ...more
  • 16
    Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anthony Ulysses "Tony" Thompson, Jr. (September 2, 1975 – June 1, 2007) was an American singer–songwriter. Thompson was best known as the lead vocalist of the American R&B quintet Hi-Five, which had  ...more
  • 17
    Post-grunge, Alternative rock

    NationalityUnited States of America

    The Nixons (formed in 1990) are an American alternative rock band, finding commercial success in the mid-1990s.  ...more
  • 18
    Nu metal, Pop music

    AlbumsStop the World, Aranda

    Aranda is a rock band from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The band is composed of Dameon and Gabe Aranda.  ...more
  • 19
    Thrash metal, Heavy metal

    AlbumsGhost in the Machine, ED III, Eternal Decision

    Eternal Decision is an American Christian thrash metal band. Musically the band blends Pantera influenced riffs, with a mix of James Hetfield styled vocals. In 1997 the band released their critically  ...more
  • 20
    The Oklahoma City Blue Devils was the premier Southwest territory jazz band in the 1920s. Originally called Billy King's Road Show, it disbanded in Oklahoma City in 1925 where Walter Page renamed it.  ...more
  • 21
    Disco, Electro

    AlbumsGap Band III, The Gap Band II, Gap Band IV, Gap Band VI, Testimony

    The Gap Band was an American R&B and funk band that rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s. The band consisted of three brothers Charlie, Ronnie, and Robert Wilson; and it was named after streets  ...more

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