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The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists  

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

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

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All important, significant and iconic names in psychedelic 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 psychedelic 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 psychedelic soul, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into psychedelic 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 psychedelic soul bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent psychedelic soul bands.

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

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The Jimi Hendrix Experience is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Blues-rock, Psychedelic soul, Rock music
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Parliament-Funkadelic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, P-Funk, Soul music
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Funkadelic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Acid rock, P-Funk
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Curtis Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues
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George Clinton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Rock music, Rhythm and blues
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Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music
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Bootsy Collins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Deep Funk, Funk metal
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The Isley Brothers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Doo-wop, Rock music, Rhythm and blues
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Eddie Hazel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Soul music, Psychedelic rock
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The Chambers Brothers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Disco, Rock music
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Tim Maia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
GuilhermeVitorianoPereira added Disco, Rock music, Samba
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Labelle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Doo-wop, Psychedelic soul, Pop music
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Rotary Connection is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Psychedelic pop, Jazz fusion
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Black Merda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Rock music, Funk rock
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King Khan and the Shrines is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Garage punk, Garage rock
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Boogie Mosson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Rhythm and blues, Funk
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Edwin Starr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Disco, Rhythm and blues
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Garry Shider is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Rhythm and blues, Funk
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Billy Bass Nelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Soul music, Psychedelic rock
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Michael Hampton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Rhythm and blues, Funk
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Norman Whitfield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Disco, Pop music
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Cymande is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
George Pelekanakis added Music of Africa, Reggae, Soul music
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The Supremes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Girl group, Doo-wop, Psychedelic soul
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King Khan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Psychedelic soul, Rock music, Garage punk
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Booker T. & the M.G.'s is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psychedelic Soul Bands/Artists
Μπάμπης Λέγκος added Southern soul, Instrumental rock, Electric blues