Top 100 Artists of the 60’s

The Beatles

1. The Beatles
2. James Brown
3. The Beach Boys
4. The Supremes
5. The Rolling Stones
6. Bob Dylan
7. Aretha Franklin
8. Elvis Presley
9. Sam Cooke
10. The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Ray Charles

11. Ray Charles
12. Otis Redding
13. The Temptations
14. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
15. The Byrds
16. Marvin Gaye
17. The Four Seasons
18. The Who
19. Wilson Pickett
20. Stevie Wonder

The Kinks

21. The Kinks
22. Roy Orbison
23. The Impressions
24. The Shirelles
25. The Doors
26. The Drifters
27. The Four Tops
28. Led Zeppelin
29. Martha & The Vandellas
30. Dion

Jefferson Airplane

31. Jefferson Airplane
32. The Mamas & The Papas
33. Sam & Dave
34. Solomon Burke
35. Cream
36. Jackie Wilson
37. Creedence Clearwater Revival
38. Booker T. & The MG’s
39. Sly & The Family Stone
40. The Monkees

The Yardbirds with Clapton

41. The Yardbirds
42. Chubby Checker
43. Simon & Garfunkel
44. The Marvelettes
45. Joe Tex
46. Etta James
47. The Lovin’ Spoonful
48. Del Shannon
49. The Ventures
50. Jan & Dean

The Ronettes

51. The Ronettes
52. Janis Joplin/Big Brother & Holding Company
53. The (Young) Rascals
54. The Animals
55. Mary Wells
56. Ike & Tina Turner
57. The Band
58. Lee Dorsey
59. The Velvet Underground
60. Junior Walker & The All-Stars

Dave Clark Five

61. The Dave Clark Five
62. The Jackson Five
63. The Righteous Brothers
64. Buffalo Springfield
65. Gary “U.S.” Bonds
66. Donovan
67. The Crystals
68. The Delfonics
69. Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention
70. Lesley Gore

Sam The Sham & The Pharoahs

71. Sam The Sham & The Pharoahs
72. Sonny & Cher
73. Carla Thomas
74. Tommy James & The Shondells
75. The Turtles
76. Percy Sledge
77. Rick Nelson
78. The Everly Brothers
79. Ben E. King
80. The Shangri-Las

Gladys Knight & The Pips

81. Gladys Knight & The Pips
82. Gene Chandler
83. Dick Dale
84. Paul Revere & The Raiders
85. Van Morrison/Them
86. The Chiffons
87. Eddie Floyd
88. The Isley Brothers
89. The Hollies
90. Jerry Butler

Dusty Springfield

91. Dusty Springfield
92. Chuck Berry
93. Major Lance
94. Johnny Rivers
95. Garnett Mimms & The Enchanters
96. Love
97. Gene Pitney
98. Steppenwolf
99. Herman’s Hermits
100. The Grateful Dead