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The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time 

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This piano rock artists list ranks the best piano rock bands and musicians by votes. This list of top rock pianists and artists let’s you see who piano rock fans think are the best in piano rock. Rising to prominence in the 1970s, piano rock has been one of the most underrated subgenres of rock music. Though pianos have an understated presence in rock music, the best piano rock artists have managed to capture the hearts and minds of music listeners due to their catchy songs, unmistakable lyrics, and overall great live shows. Piano rock has had an important role in rock since its initial run and some of the best piano rock bands are still making music and dominating the radio today. People can't get enough of piano rock and with good reason: it's fun and melodic, and who doesn't love that?

So, who are the best piano rock bands and piano rock musicians? Any list of piano rock bands has to include classic performers like Elton John, Billy Joel, Tori Amos, Coldplay,Sarah McLaughlin, and Rufus Wainwright. These are some of the biggest names in piano rock and with good reason. They continue to be associated with good piano rock music and are widely considered some of the best piano rock artists out there. 

 

Ultimately, it's up to you to determine who are the best piano rock bands. If you think someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best piano rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest piano rock musician ever?"

You'll find a few of these artists on this list of fun piano songs.

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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Queen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Tori Amos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Ben Folds Five is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Coldplay is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Muse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Ben Folds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Keane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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The Fray is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Radiohead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Bruce Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Supertramp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Keith Emerson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Jerry Lee Lewis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Steely Dan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Fiona Apple is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Sarah McLachlan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Rufus Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Vanessa Carlton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Counting Crows is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Warren Zevon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Sara Bareilles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time
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Five for Fighting is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Piano Rock Bands/Artists of All Time