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100 Greatest Canadian Rock Artists

Criteria: - To be eligible for this list, artists must have been born in Canada. In the case of groups or duos, they must have been formed in Canada. The following artists were ranked on their initial and lasting popularity, influence as well as acclaim received from critics and other musicians.

Edited By: Adam
Last Updated: 08-29-2011

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100 Greatest Canadian Rock Artists
  1. Neil Young
  2. Rush
  3. The Band
  4. Joni Mitchell
  5. Arcade Fire
  6. Bryan Adams
  7. Céline Dion
  8. Alanis Morissette
  9. Heart
10. Leonard Cohen
11. Guess Who
12. Paul Anka
13. Gordon Lightfoot
14. Nickelback
15. Avril Lavigne
16. Sarah McLachlan
17. Nelly Furtado
18. Justin Bieber
19. Drake
20. Blue Rodeo
21. Steppenwolf
22. Robert Charlebois
23. Éric Lapointe
24. Buffy Sainte-Marie
25. Barenaked Ladies
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27. Our Lady Peace
28. Tragically Hip
29. Triumph
30. Cowboy Junkies
31. Jack Scott
32. Three Days Grace
33. Ian & Sylvia
34. Wolf Parade
35. Les Cowboys Fringants
36. Sloan
37. Alannah Myles
38. Broken Social Scene
39. New Pornographers
40. Diamonds
41. Bruce Cockburn
42. Chantal Kreviazuk
43. Robbie Robertson
44. Gino Vanelli
45. Saga
46. Jane Child
47. Harmonium
48. Bachman-Turner Overdrive
49. Daniel Lanois
50. Voivod
51. 51 Martha & The Muffins
52. Mathew Good / Mathew Good Band
53. Feist
54. April Wine
55. Loverboy
56. Tom Cochrane
57. Sum 41
58. Skip Spence
59. Kate & Anna McGarrigle
60. Ariane Moffatt
61. Lighthouse
62. Fefe Dobson
63. K-os
64. Godspeed You Black Emperor!
65. Rheostatics
66. Constantines
67. Pat Travers
68. Andy Kim
69. Corey Hart
70. Payola$
71. Jean-Pierre Ferland
72. Prism
73. Chilliwack
74. Burton Cummings
75. Kardinal Offishall
76. Rough Trade
77. Sam Roberts
78. Alexisonfire
79. Crash Test Dummies
80. Black Mountain
81. Eric's Trip
82. Ian Thomas
83. Simple Plan
84. Snow
85. Weakerthans
86. Dan Hill
87. Aldo Nova
88. Stampeders
89. Swollen Members
90. Northern Pikes
91. Pursuit of Happiness
92. Rascalz
93. Bran Van 3000
94. Billy Talent
95. Beau Marks
96. Crowbar
97. Jean Leloup
98. Ron Sexsmith
99. Teenage Head
100. FM
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Neil Young
Neil Young


The Band
The Band

Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire
101. Men Without Hats
102. Poppy Family
103. Red Rider
104. DeFranco Family
105. Kings
106. Finger Eleven
107. Vincent Vallieres
108. Max Webster
109. Terry Jacks
110. Irish Rovers
111. Spoons
112. Moffats
113. Trooper
114. Five Man Electrical Band
115. Sue Foley
116. Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers
117. Bells
118. Edward Bear
119. Down with Webster
120. Claude Dubois
121. Joey Gregorash
122. Gary & Dave
123. Goddo
124. Demics
125. Gob
126. Ugly Ducklings
127. Simply Saucer
128. Bobby Curtola
129. Sweeney Todd
130. Raes
131. Little Caesar & the Consuls
132. Terry Black

Disclaimer: There is nothing 'Official' about these lists. They are compiled by the 'editor' using the
stated criteria, and revised considering the competent suggestions of visitors to this website only.


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