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2015 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

100 Greatest Psychedelic Music Artists

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Criteria: - Artists are ranked by their influence, impact, and popularity. Includes artists that performed psychedelic music for only a portion of their career.

Newly added names are in Red

Edited By: Ryan, Brett Alan, pauldrach
List Begun: 03-13-2012

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100 Greatest Psychedelic Artists
  1. The Beatles (mid-to-late 60's)
  2. Jimi Hendrix Experience
  3. Jefferson Airplane
  4. The Doors
  5. Cream
  6. Grateful Dead
  7. Sly & The Family Stone
  8. Love
  9. The Byrds (mid-60's)
10. The Yardbirds
11. Quicksilver Messenger Service
12. Country Joe & The Fish
13. The United States of America
14. Pink Floyd (early career)
15. Donovan
16. The Beach Boys (mid-to-late 60's)
17. Moby Grape
18. Santana
19. The Pretty Things
20. Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention (60's)
21. The 13th Floor Elevators
22. The Incredible String Band
23. The Zombies
24. Vanilla Fudge
25. Hawkwind
26. Spirit
27. The Small Faces
28. Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
29. Blue Cheer
30. Traffic
31. Soft Machine
32. The Temptations (late 60's-to-early 70's)
33. West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
34. Os Mutantes
35. Shuggie Otis
36. Big Brother and the Holding Company
37. Steppenwolf
38. Gong
39. The Rolling Stones (mid-60's)
40. The Who (mid-60's)
41. The Holy Modal Rounders
42. Red Krayola/The Red Crayola
43. Silver Apples
44. Pearls Before Swine
45. Tomorrow
46. Syd Barrett
47. The Charlatans (US)
48. Procol Harum
49. Kaleidoscope (US)
50. The Seeds
51. The Moody Blues (late-60's)
52. Iron Butterfly
53. The Monkees (later career)
54. The Crazy World of Arthur Brown
55. Electric Prunes
56. Eric Burdon & The (New) Animals
57. The Millennium
58. The Status Quo (early career)
59. The Blues Magoos
60. The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band
61. The Move
62. The Bee Gees (mid-to-late 60's)
63. John's Children
64. The Nice
65. The Chambers Brothers
66. Nirvana (UK)
67. Yes (early career)
68. Kevin Ayers
69. Skip Spence
70. Funkadelic (early career)
71. The Chocolate Watch Band
72. H.P. Lovecraft
73. The Great Society
74. The Amboy Dukes
75. The Zakary Thaks
76. Tyrannosaurus Rex
77. It's A Beautiful Day
78. Family
79. The Left Banke
80. David Axelrod
81. Ultimate Spinach
82. Man
83. Strawberry Alarm Clock
84. Nazz
85. Harry Nilsson (early career)
86. Moving Sidewalks
87. The Creation
88. Lothar and the Hand People
89. Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera
90. The Idle Race
91. Fifty Foot Hose
92. Kaleidoscope (UK)
93. Vashti Bunyan
94. Sagittarius
95. Andromeda
96. The Neon Philharmonic
97. The Yellow Balloon
98. Sweetwater
99. The Flower Pot Men
100. Peanut Butter Conspiracy

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101. Bubble Puppy
102. Clear Light
103. The Blues Project
104. C.A. Quintet
105. Aphrodite's Child
106. The Music Machine
107. The Count Five
108. Earth Opera
109. Circus Maximus
110. Kenny Rogers and the First Edition
111. The SRC
112. The La De Das
113. Blossom Toes
114. Sopwith Camel
115. The Attack
116. We the People
117. The Deviants
118. Comus
119. Orpheus
120. Amazing Blondel
121. Third Ear Band
122. Beacon Street Union
123. Mystic Tide
124. Velvett Fogg
125. Fever Tree
126. Mad River
127. Gandalf
128. July
129. The Golden Dawn
130. Quintessence
131. The Savage Rose
132. The Tripsichord Music Box
133. Dantalian's Chariot
134. Forest
135. Neighb'rhood Childr'n
136. Mighty Baby
137. Ash Ra Tempel
138. Ford Theatre
139. Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band
140. The Sons of Champlin
141. The Open Mind
142. Le Fleur de Lys
143. The Paupers
144. Flower Travellin' Band
145. Group 1850
146. The Outcasts
147. Frumious Bandersnatch
148. Blonde on Blonde
149. The Litter
150. The Misunderstood
75 Greatest Neo-Psychedelic Artists
  1. The Flaming Lips
  2. Echo and the Bunnymen
  3. Lenny Kravitz
  4. Robyn Hitchcock
  5. The Teardrop Explodes
  6. Neutral Milk Hotel
  7. Super Furry Animals
  8. Phish
  9. The Apples in Stereo
10. Love and Rockets
11. Dream Syndicate
12. The Soft Boys
13. The Dandy Warhols
14. of Montreal
15. The Charlatans (UK)
16. Spiritualized
17. Kula Shaker
18. The Church
19. Mercury Rev
20. Spacemen 3
21. The Brian Jonestown Massacre
22. The Olivia Tremor Control
23. Rain Parade
24. Inspiral Carpets
25. The Bevis Frond
26. The Soup Dragons
27. Ozric Tentacles
28. That Petrol Emotion
29. Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
30. Television Personalities
31. The Chills
32. The Three O'Clock
33. Animal Collective
34. Tripping Daisy
35. Butthole Surfers
36. The Fuzztones
37. The Farm
38. Lyres
39. The Essex Green
40. MGMT
41. The Mighty Lemon Drops
42. Elf Power
43. Ocean Colour Scene
44. The Dukes of Stratosphear (XTC)
45. The Icicle Works
46. The Wondermints
47. The String Cheese Incident
48. The La's
49. Opal
50. Devendra Banhart
51. Ariel Pink
52. Grizzly Bear
53. Screaming Trees
54. The Chesterfield Kings
55. Darker My Love
56. The Dodos
57. Tame Impala
58. Plasticland
59. The Green Pajamas
60. Angel'in Heavy Syrup
61. Widespread Panic
62. Yeasayer
63. Acid Mothers Temple
64. Black Moth Super Rainbow
65. Magic Hour
66. Baby Lemonade
67. The Black Angels
68. The Bangles (early career)
69. Charalambides
70. Euros Childs
71. Julian's Treatment
72. Plan 9
73. Mandragora
74. Floatation Toy Warning
75. Hum

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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