10 Best Blues Rock Music Artists

Looking for some good blues rock music to listen to? Check out our list of 10 best blues rock music artists.

Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck is a legendary blues rock musician who has been active since the 1960s. He is known for his impeccable guitar work and his ability to reinvent himself musically over the years. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, first as a member of the Yardbirds and second as a solo artist. His most recent studio album, “Loud Hailer”, was released in 2016 to critical acclaim.

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix was an African American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who is considered one of the most influential musicians of his generation. He rose to fame in the late 1960s with his band The Jimi Hendrix Experience and is best known for songs such as “Purple Haze”, “Fire”, and “The Wind Cries Mary”. His unique style of playing, which incorporated elements of blues, rock, and jazz, redefined the sound of the guitar and revolutionized popular music. Hendrix was one of the first musicians to use feedback and distortion to create new sounds with his instrument. He also pioneered the use of effects pedals such as wah-wah and octave.

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham. The band’s heavy, guitar-driven sound has led them to be cited as one of the progenitors of heavy metal.

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in 1962. They have released 30 studio albums, 23 live albums and numerous compilations. The Rolling Stones have been described as “one of the most durable and influential bands in popular music history”. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004. Rolling Stone magazine ranked them fourth on their “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” list and their estimated record sales are above 250 million.

In 2010, they ranked tenth on Billboard magazine’s list of the “Top 25 Hot adult contemporary artists of all time”. In 2012, they were ranked number twelve on Billboard’s list of “The Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists”, making them the second-highest ranking British group after The Beatles. The Rolling Stones were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004.

The band has released 30 studio albums, 23 live albums and numerous compilations.

Eric Clapton

Few artists have created a body of work as rich and varied as Eric Clapton. During his 50-plus year career, Clapton has played everything from blues and rock to pop and country. He is one of the few artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of both The Yardbirds and Cream. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked Clapton #53 on their list of the greatest guitarists of all time. Born in Surrey, England in 1945, Clapton began playing guitar at an early age. He rose to fame as a member of The Yardbirds in the 1960s before co-founding the groundbreaking power trio Cream. After Cream disbanded in 1968, Clapton embarked on a successful solo career that has included such classic albums as 461 Ocean Boulevard (1974), Slowhand (1977) and Journeyman (1989). In the 1990s, he formed the Grammy-winning blues rock group Derek & The Dominos with Duane Allman. In 2014, he was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Phonographic Industry’s annual BRIT Awards ceremony.

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers are known as an American blues and rhythm and blues revivalists band which was founded in 1978 by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi. The band reached great popularity in the 1980s, thanks to their film The Blues Brothers, and their musical style has been influential since then.

The band’s repertoire includes both original material and cover versions of popular songs, such as “Rawhide”, “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love” and “Sweet Home Chicago”. They are also known for their renditions of soul, gospel and R&B classics.

In 2002, the Blues Brothers were inducted into the Roll & Roll Hall of Fame.


Cream was a British blues rock band formed in 1966 consisting of Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce, and Eric Clapton. The group’s third album, Wheels of Fire, was the world’s first platinum-selling double album. Cream is widely regarded as one of the greatest bands of all time. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005.

The band’s debut album, Fresh Cream (1966), was a commercial and critical success in the UK and US. It reached No. 6 on the UK charts and No. 39 on the US Billboard 200 album chart. The band’s second album, Disraeli Gears (1967), also sold well and reached No. 5 on the UK charts and No. 11 in the US. Wheels of Fire (1968) was even more successful, reaching No. 3 in the UK and No. 1 in the US; it is still their best-selling album, with sales exceeding five million copies worldwide.

Their fourth album, Goodbye (1969), marked their final studio recordings with Baker; it received mixed reviews but sold well, reaching No. 4 in the UK and No. 2 in the US. In August 1969, they played their last gig at London’s Albert Hall as Cream; Clapton wanted to leave to concentrate on his solo career while Baker wanted to continue touring with variant ensembles he had put together conducted by himsel downing out Bruce as superfluous to requirements despite his stellar musicianship that powered many of their hit singles as well as their cutting edge jams during their live sets..

The such breakup proper occurred when Bruce refused to tour America with Baker in October 1968 which led to open hostility between both men for many years afterwards although they were able to set aside their differences long enough for one last reunion concert at Royal Albert Hall in 2005 which was released as a live CD/DVD entitled Royal Albert Hall London May 2-3-5-6 2005 .

ZZ Top

ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band members are bassist and lead vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, and drummer Frank Beard. One of the most commercially successful musicians of the 1980s and 1990s, ZZ Top has also been praised by critics. They have influenced many artists, including Nirvana, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Guns N’ Roses.

The White Stripes

The White Stripes are an American rock duo formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The group consisted of Jack White (vocals, guitars, piano, and mandolin) and Meg White (drums and vocals). After releasing several singles and three albums within the Detroit music scene, The White Stripes rose to prominence in 2002 as part of the garage rock revival scene. Their successful and critically acclaimed albums White Blood Cells and Elephant drew attention from a mainstream audience Within the United States.

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble were an American blues rock band formed in Dallas, Texas, in 1978. The band enjoyed huge success in the 1980s. Overall, they released four studio albums, one live album, and several singles. The band is named after Vaughan’s brother, Jimmie Vaughan.

The group’s most successful album was their debut album Texas Flood, released in 1983. The album reached number 38 on the Billboard 200 chart and number three on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It featured the singles “Pride and Joy” and “Texas Flood”, which both reached number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The group’s second album, Couldn’t Stand the Weather, was released in 1984 and reached number 31 on the Billboard 200 and number two on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. It was certified platinum by the RIAA and featured the single “Couldn’t Stand the Weather”, which peaked at number 37 on the Hot 100 chart.

In 1985, Vaughan appeared as a guest musician on Bruce Springsteen’s song “Trapped”. The song originally appeared on Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A., but it was not released as a single until 1985. It peaked at number 57 on the Hot 100 chart.

The group’s third album, Soul to Soul, was released in 1985 and reached number 38 on the Billboard 200 and number four on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. It was certified gold by the RIAA and featured three singles: “Change It”, “Say What!”, which both peaked at number 24 on Mainstream Rock Tracks chart; and “Lookin’ Out The Window”, which peaked at number 18 on Mainstream Rock Tracks chart..

Vaughan died in a helicopter crash in 1990.”

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