All the lists: By genre

Here are all the lists I’ve posted so far, grouped by musical genre. Many more to come!

AFRICAN

Ali Farka Toure

Angelique Kidjo

Cesaria Evora

Fela Kuti

Hugh Masekala

King Sunny Ade

Miriam Makeba

Orchestra Baobab

Rai

Southern African

Youssou N’Dour

Zap Mama

AVANT-GARDE

John Cage

Philip Glass

Steve Reich

BLUES

Alberta Hunter

B. B. King

Bessie Smith

Buddy Guy

Charlie Musselwhite

Howlin’ Wolf

John Lee Hooker

Lead Belly

Little Walter

Louis Jordan

Muddy Waters

Robert Johnson

Taj Mahal

COUNTRY

Alt Country

Asleep at the Wheel

Dolly Parton

Emmylou Harris

Hank Williams

Johnny Cash

k.d. lang

Merle Haggard

Patsy Cline

Waylon Jennings

Willie Nelson

ELECTRONIC/DANCE

Bjork/Sugarcubes

House

Joy Division/New Order

Jungle

Kraftwerk

Pet Shop Boys

Techno

FOLK

Folk Women

Harry Belafonte

Lead Belly

Pete Seeger

Phil Ochs

Seventies Soul/Folk Women

Tim Hardin

Woody Guthrie

GOSPEL

Blind Boys of Alabama

Sweet Honey in the Rock

HIP-HOP/RAP

Beastie Boys

Big Daddy Kane/Kool Moe Dee/Kurtis Blow

Coup

Eminem

Eric B. & Rakim

Hieroglyphics/Del the Funky Homosapien

Jay-Z

LL Cool J

Michael Franti/Beatnigs/Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprosy/Spearhead

Mos Def/Talib Kweli/Black Star

Nas

Native Tongues

Notorious B.I.G.

OutKast

Public Enemy

Rap Women

Roots

Run-D.M.C.

SoCal Rap

Sugar Hill

Tommy Boy

Too $hort

2Pac

Wu-Tang Clan

INDIAN SUBCONTINENT

Ali Akbar Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Ravi Shankar

Zakir Hussain

JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL

Anthony Braxton

Bebo Valdes

Bela Fleck

Bill Evans

Bill Frisell

Bud Powell

Carla Bley

Cecil Taylor

Charles Mingus

Charlie Haden

Charlie Parker

Chet Baker

Chick Corea/Return to Forever

Chucho Valdes/Irakere

Clark Terry

Count Basie

Dizzy Gillespie

Django Reinhardt

Don Cherry

Duke Ellington

Ernesto Lecuona

Fats Waller

Geri Allen

Gil Evans

Gonzalo Rubalcaba

Groove Instrumentals

Herbie Hancock

Horace Silver

Jelly Roll Morton

Joe Henderson

John Coltrane

John Handy

Keith Jarrett

Latin Jazz

Louis Armstrong

Mahavishnu Orchestra

McCoy Tyner

Miles Davis

Mulatu Astatke

Ornette Coleman

Oscar Peterson

Paquito D’Rivera

Pat Metheny

Pharoah Sanders

Ragtime

Regina Carter

Sonny Rollins

Stephane Grappelli

Sun Ra

Swing

Terence Blanchard

Thelonious Monk

Vince Guaraldi

Wayne Shorter

Weather Report

Wynton Marsalis

JAZZ VOCAL

Abbey Lincoln

Betty Carter

Billie Holliday

Carmen McRae

Cassandra Wilson

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dinah Washington

Ella Fitzgerald

Frank Sinatra

Jazz Broads

Little Jimmy Scott

Nina Simone

Sarah Vaughan

Shirley Horn

Vocalese

LATIN/BRAZILIAN

Astor Piazzolla

Caetano Veloso

Celia Cruz

Cesaria Evora

Los Van Van

Milton Nascimento

Ruben Blades

Samba/Bossa Nova

Susana Baca

R&B/SOUL

Al Green

Aretha Franklin

Big Joe Turner

Big Mama Thornton

Bo Diddley

Chaka Khan/Rufus

Curtis Mayfield

Dionne Warwick

Disco Instrumental

Disco Vocal

Donna Summer

Donny Hathaway

Doo Wop

Earth, Wind & Fire

Eighties Funk

Etta James

Fats Domino

Four Tops

George Clinton/Parliament/Funkadelic

Gil Scott-Heron

Gladys Knight & the Pips

Go-Go

House

Isaac Hayes

Isley Brothers

Jackson 5/Jacksons

James Brown

James Taylor

Janet Jackson

King Curtis

LaVern Baker

Marvin Gaye

Mary J. Blige

Michael Jackson

Motown Women

Neo-Soul

New Jack Swing

New Orleans Brass

New Orleans R&B

Nineties Female Vocal R&B

Philly Soul

Prince

Quiet Storm Divas

Ray Charles

Ruth Brown

Sam Cooke

Seventies Blue-Eyed Soul

Seventies Funk

Seventies Soul/Folk Women

Sixties Blue-Eyed Soul

Sixties Soul Music

Solomon Burke

Staple Singers

Stevie Wonder

Temptations

Tina Turner

Zydeco

REGGAE

Bob Marley

Reggae

Ska

ROCK

10,000 Maniacs/Natalie Merchant

AC/DC

Aerosmith

Alex Chilton/Big Star/Box Tops

Animals

Band

Barbra Streisand

Beach Boys

Beatles

Beck

Ben Folds

Ben Harper

Bill Laswell

Bjork/Sugarcubes

Bob Dylan

Bonnie Raitt

British Invasion

Bruce Springsteen

Buddy Holly

Buzzcocks

Byrd

Camper Van Beethoven

Captain Beefheart

Carl Perkins

Cars

Chuck Berry

Clash

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Crew-Cut Rock

Crosby, Stills, & Nash

David Bowie

Devo

Dire Straits

Doobie Brothers

Doors

Dream Pop

Eagles

Eighties Alt Rock

Eighties Hair Metal

ELO

Elton John

Elvis Costello

Elvis Presley

Eric Clapton/Derek & the Dominos/Cream/Yardbirds

Everly Brothers

Fleetwood Mac

Frank Zappa

Gang of Four

Garage/Surf

George Harrison

Girl Groups

Glam

Graham Parker

Grateful Dead

Groove Instrumentals

Hall & Oates

Harry Nilsson

Heavy Metal

Iggy Pop/Stooges

Jam/Style Council

James Taylor

Janis Joplin

Jeff Beck

Jefferson Airplane/Starship

Jerry Lee Lewis

Jimi Hendrix

Joan Armatrading

Joe Jackson

John Hiatt

John Lennon

John Mellencamp

John Prine

Jonathan Richman

Joni Mitchell

Joy Division/New Order

Kate Bush

Kinks

Laura Nyro

Led Zeppelin

Leon Russell

Leonard Cohen

Little Richard

Los Lobos

Lou Reed/Velvet Underground

Madonna

MC5

Neil Young

New Wave

New York Dolls/David Johansen/Buster Poindexter

Nine Inch Nails

Nineties Alt Rock Men

NRBQ

Paul McCartney

Peter Gabriel

Pink Floyd

Police

Pretenders

Prog Rock

Psychedelic Furs

Punk

Queen

Radiohead

Randy Newman

R.E.M.

Replacements

Residents

Richard Thompson/Richard & Linda Thompson

Rickie Lee Jones

Robyn Hitchcock

Rockabilly

Rockpile/Brinsley Schwarz/Dave Edmunds/Nick Lowe

Rod Stewart/Faces

Rolling Stones

Roy Orbison

Rush

Ry Cooder

Santana

Seventies Album Rock

Seventies Heartland Rock

Sex Pistols/Public Image Ltd.

Simon & Garfunkel/Paul Simon

Sixties British Female Singers

Sly & the Family Stone

Smiths/Morrissey

Smokey Robinson/Miracles

Southern Rock

Squeeze

Steely Dan

Steve Miller Band

Supremes

Talking Heads

Techno Pop

Television

They Might Be Giants

Tim Buckley

Todd Rundgren

Tom Petty

Tom Waits

Traffic/Steve Winwood

U2

Van Halen

Van Morrison

Violent Femmes

Warren Zevon

Who

X

XTC

Yes

Yoko Ono

ZZ Top

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