Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from St. Louis

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

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Nelly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Nelly Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr., better known by his stage name, Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri. Nelly embarked ...more

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Ike & Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Ike & Tina Turner Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music Ike & Tina Turner were an American musical duo composed of the husband-and-wife team of Ike Turner and Tina Turner. The duo started as an offshoot splinter act from Ike Turner's Kings of ...more

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Chingy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Chingy Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Dance-pop Howard Bailey, Jr., better known by his stage name Chingy, is an American rapper and actor. Chingy grew up in the Walnut Park section of St. Louis and began rapping in earnest in his late teens. ...more

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T-Bone Burnett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
T-Bone Burnett Americana, Rock music, Rock and roll Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett is an American musician, songwriter, and soundtrack and record producer. He was a touring guitarist in Bob Dylan's band on the Rolling Thunder Revue. ...more

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Pee Wee Russell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Pee Wee Russell Post-bop, Jazz, Bebop Charles Ellsworth Russell, much better known by his nickname Pee Wee Russell, was a jazz musician. Early in his career he played clarinet and saxophones, but he eventually focused solely on ...more

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Anacrusis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Anacrusis Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Gothic metal Anacrusis is a Progressive Thrash metal band from St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Anacrusis was one of the first bands to attempt to blend thrash and progressive metal. Their albums Manic Impressions ...more

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J-Kwon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
J-Kwon Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap Jerrell C. Jones, better known by his stage name J-Kwon, is an American rapper from St. Louis best known for his 2004 novelty rap single "Tipsy."

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Story of the Year is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Story of the Year Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Story of the Year is an American rock band formed in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1995. The band was originally formed under the name Big Blue Monkey. They changed their name to Story of the Year in ...more

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Truth Hurts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Truth Hurts Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Shari Watson, known as Truth Hurts, is an American Contemporary R&B singer-songwriter.

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Angela Winbush is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Angela Winbush Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Angela Winbush is an American R&B/soul singer-songwriter who rose to fame first in the 1980s R&B duo René & Angela, also scoring hits as a solo artist. To date, Winbush has ...more

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The Urge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
The Urge Ska punk, Ska, Rock music The Urge is an alternative rock band based in St. Louis, Missouri. Their music combines several genres, including hardcore punk, heavy metal, ska, reggae, funk, rock, and rhythm and blues. ...more

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Ludo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Ludo Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop Ludo is an alternative rock band from St. Louis, Missouri. The band consists of lead vocalist/guitarist Andrew Volpe, lead guitarist/back up vocalist Tim Ferrell, moog/synth and back up vocalist ...more

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Fontella Bass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Fontella Bass Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Fontella Bass was an American R&B soul singer best known for her 1965 hit, "Rescue Me".

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Louise Post is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Louise Post Alternative rock Louise Lightner Post is an American musician. She is best known for being the vocalist and guitarist of alternative rock band Veruca Salt, which she co-founded with Nina Gordon in 1993.

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So They Say is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
So They Say Emo, Pop rock, Melodic hardcore So They Say is an alternative rock band based in St. Louis, Missouri. They released their self-titled debut EP in 2005. Shortly after, in 2006, they released their debut studio album, Antidote ...more

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Josephine Baker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Josephine Baker Music hall, Cabaret, French pop music Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole ...more

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Jimmy McCracklin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Jimmy McCracklin Jump blues, Rhythm and blues, West Coast blues Jimmy McCracklin was an American pianist, vocalist, and songwriter. His style contained West Coast blues, Jump blues, and R&B. Over a career that spanned seven decades, he said he had ...more

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Eva Taylor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Eva Taylor Jazz, Blues Eva Taylor is an actress.

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Ellen Foley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Ellen Foley Rock music Ellen Foley is an American singer and actress who has appeared on Broadway and television, where she co-starred in the sitcom Night Court. In music, she has released four solo albums but is best ...more

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Murphy Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Murphy Lee Hip hop music Torhi Harper, better known by his stage name Murphy Lee, is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper, best known as a member of the hip hop group St. Lunatics. Lee is also the chief executive of ...more

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Huey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Huey Lawrence Franks, Jr., better known by his stage name Huey, is an American rapper from St. Louis, Missouri. He is signed to Jive Records and is best known for his 2006 debut single, "Pop, ...more

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Brendan Kelly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Brendan Kelly Punk rock Brendan Kelly is the bassist/vocalist of Chicago-based punk band The Lawrence Arms, as well as guitarist/lead vocalist in The Falcon and Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds. Kelly's former ...more

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Ali is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Ali Hip hop music, Pop rap, Rhythm and blues Ali Jones, better known by his stage name Ali is an American rapper and member of the hip hop group St. Lunatics.

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Billy Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Billy Davis, Jr. Pop music, Sunshine pop, Rhythm and blues Billy Davis, Jr. is an American musician, best known as a member of the 5th Dimension. Along with his wife, Marilyn McCoo, he had hit records during 1976 and 1977 with "I Hope We Get to ...more

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Jibbs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Jibbs Hip hop music, Pop rap Jovan Campbell better known by his stage name Jibbs is an American rapper. He had one top ten single on the Billboard Hot 100, which was his debut single "Chain Hang Low". Jibbs' only ...more

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Living Things is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Living Things Dance-punk, Psychobilly, Rock music Living Things were an American punk rock band from St. Louis, Missouri. The band consisted of the brothers Lillian Berlin, Eve Berlin and Bosh Berlin; plus Cory Becker.

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City Spud is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
City Spud Hip hop music, Pop rap, Rhythm and blues Lavell Webb known by his stage name City Spud, is a member of the rap music group St. Lunatics.

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Kyjuan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Kyjuan Hip hop music, Pop rap, Rhythm and blues Kyjuan, born Robert Kyjuan Cleveland in April 1976, hails from St. Louis, Missouri, and is also a founding member of the platinum-selling rap group the St. Lunatics. Kyjuan brought younger ...more

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Ali & Gipp is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Ali & Gipp Hip hop music, Southern hip hop Ali & Gipp are a rap duo which consists of Ali of the St. Lunatics, and Big Gipp of Goodie Mob. They first appeared together on the single Grillz, by Nelly and Paul Wall. They have recently ...more

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St. Lunatics is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
St. Lunatics Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop, Contemporary R&B The St. Lunatics are a hip hop group from St. Louis Missouri, United States, formed in 1993. The group consists of Nelly, Ali, Murphy Lee, Kyjuan, City Spud and formerly Slo'Down who left the ...more

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Slo'Down is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis

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Jason Soroski is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Jason Soroski Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

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Gravity Kills is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Gravity Kills Nu metal, Industrial metal, Industrial rock Gravity Kills is an American industrial rock band from St. Louis, Missouri. Their music was described by one critic as "a blending of eerie industrial rock with a pop-infused melodic chorus ...more

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7 Shot Screamers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
7 Shot Screamers Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punkabilly 7 Shot Screamers is an American psychobilly band from St. Louis, Missouri in the United States.

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Adair is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Adair Alternative rock, Screamo, Post-hardcore Adair was an American post-hardcore/screamo band from St. Louis, Missouri. The members of the band had performed together in St. Louis for eight years before formally founding Adair in 2001. The ...more

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Stir is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Stir Rock music, Alternative rock Stir was a St. Louis, Missouri musical group.

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Velma Middleton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Velma Middleton Jazz Velma Middleton was an American jazz vocalist. Middleton was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma, and later moved with her parents to St. Louis, Missouri. She is best known for having sung with Louis ...more

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Sandra McCracken is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Sandra McCracken Christian music, Americana, Folk music Sandra McCracken is an independent singer-songwriter. She currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Dan Marsala is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Dan Marsala Emo, Post-grunge, Punk rock

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Josh Zuckerman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Josh Zuckerman Pop music, Alternative rock Josh Zuckerman is an American USA performer, musician, singer, songwriter and recording artist. In 2014, Josh Zuckerman released his fifth original, studio album titled - Background Static of ...more

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MU330 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
MU330 Ska punk, Third-wave of ska, Ska MU330 are a ska punk band from St. Louis, Missouri. Formed by students of St. Louis University High School in 1988, MU330 played a self-described brand of music called "Psycho Ska", ...more

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Rocky Frisco is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Rocky Frisco Rock music, Folk music, Blues Born Don Roscoe Joseph III in Saint Louis, Missouri on July 26, 1937, Rocky Frisco is the pianist with the J. J. Cale Band. Frisco and Cale both attended Tulsa Central High School in the 1950s, ...more

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Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Classical music The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra based in St. Louis, Missouri. Founded in 1880 by Joseph Otten as the St. Louis Choral Society, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra ...more

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Toya is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Toya Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues LaToya "Toya" Martin, better known by her stage name, Toya, is an American R&B singer from St. Louis, Missouri, best known for her 2001 song, "I Do!!", which reached ...more

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Nikko Smith is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Nikko Smith Osborne Earl "Nikko" Smith is a singer-songwriter who was the ninth-place finalist of Season 4 on American Idol.

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Philip Sneed is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Philip Sneed Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Screamo Philip Sneed is a member of the musical group, Story of the Year.

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Redding is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Redding Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock Belleville, IL-based Brit-rock disciples Redding got their start back in grade school, where Joseph Graves (lead vocals, guitar), Daniel Gula (guitar), and drummer Jon Stamm spent long creative ...more

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Dazzling Killmen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Dazzling Killmen Rock music, Math rock, Post-hardcore Dazzling Killmen was a math rock band from the St. Louis, Missouri area.

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Lye By Mistake is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Lye By Mistake Progressive metal, Mathcore, Jazz fusion Lye By Mistake were an experimental metal band from St. Louis, Missouri that formed in 2004. They released their most recent album, Fea Jur, on October 13, 2009. They blend many genres into ...more

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Jeff Meyer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from St. Louis
Jeff Meyer Alternative rock Jeff Meyer is a bassist for the post-hardcore band Adair. He formerly played with Open Hand and Not Waving But Drowning.