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

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

MGMT and Jimmy Buffett are included on this list along with many more. You decide which of these are the best by voting for the ones you think are the best ones. Make sure to give artists you like (John Denver and Gene Autry, for example) votes.

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

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

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

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Marty Robbins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Marty Robbins Pop music, Rockabilly, Rock and roll

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34 13
Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Richard777 added Johnny Cash Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana

3
32 12
Hank Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Hank Williams Outlaw country, Western music, Folk music

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39 18
Sons of the Pioneers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Sons of the Pioneers Western music, Country

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22 9
Ian Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Ian Tyson Western music, Folk music, Country rock

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23 11
Bob Wills is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Bob Wills Western swing

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22 14
Gene Autry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Gene Autry Western music, Country

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21 14
Bob Nolan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Bob Nolan Western music, Country

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23 16
Michael Martin Murphey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Michael Martin Murphey Popular music, Western music, Folk music

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15 12
Eddy Arnold is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Eddy Arnold Pop music, Gospel music, Country

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8 5
Megha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Megha Western music, Carnatic music

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7 5
Otto Gray and his Oklahoma Cow... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists

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9 9
David McEnery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
David McEnery Western music

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Buck Owens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
angelo-parco-de-mesa added Buck Owens Bakersfield sound, Country

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4 5
Wilf Carter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Wilf Carter Western music, Country

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9 11
Brenn Hill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Brenn Hill Popular music, Western music, Folk music

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8 10
Jimmy Buffett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Jimmy Buffett Tropical rock, Western music, Pop music

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13 16
Anita Lerche is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Anita Lerche Western music, Pop music, Folk music

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5 7
R.W. Hampton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
R.W. Hampton Popular music, Western music, Folk music

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4 6
Rio Grande Band is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Rio Grande Band Western music, Country

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6 9
Foy Willing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Foy Willing Western music, Country

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6 10
Patsy Montana is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Patsy Montana Western music, Country

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1 5
Ryan Murphey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Ryan Murphey Popular music, Western music, Folk music

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1 6
Whirled Peas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Whirled Peas Western music, Instrumental, Surf music

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William Joseph Hill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
William Joseph Hill Western music, Jazz, Country

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Stan Ridgway is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Western Music Bands/Artists
Stan Ridgway New Wave, Western music, Industrial rock